Paul Allen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 6

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 3


Paul Allen General Information


Paul Allen is the Co-founder of Microsoft, Vulcan Capital, and various other startups. Paul co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1976, remained the company's chief technologist until he left Microsoft in 1983, and is the founder and chairman of Vulcan Inc. and chairman of Charter Communications (a broadband communications company). In addition, Mr. Allen's multibillion dollar investment portfolio includes large stakes in DreamWorks SKG, Oxygen Media and more than two dozen other technology, media and content companies. Mr. Allen also owns the Seattle Seahawks NFL and Portland Trail Blazers NBA franchises.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Paul Allen Investments (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Lendio 18-Feb-2011 Early Stage VC 000 Specialized Finance Profitable 0000 00000
Kiha Software 28-Oct-2010 00000 (00000 0000 Communication Software Out of Business 0000 00000
Kiha Software 17-Feb-2008 00000 00000 Communication Software Out of Business 0000 00000
TAE 13-Dec-2002 00000 00000 000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 00000
PixieFlip Early Stage VC Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Out of Business
RutanRC Angel (individual) 0000 Aerospace and Defense Out of Business 0000 00000

Paul Allen Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
RutanRC 01-Dec-2016 Out of Business
PixieFlip 01-Mar-2014 000 00 00000000
Kiha Software 01-Jun-2011 000 00 00000000

Paul Allen Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Paul Allen FAQs

  • Who is Paul Allen?

    Paul Allen is an angel Investor who has made 6 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Paul Allen?

    Paul Allen is an angel investor.

  • What does Paul Allen do?

    As an angel investor, Paul Allen invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Paul Allen invested in?

    Paul Allen has made numerous investments in companies like Lendio, Kiha Software, and TAE within the Specialized Finance, Communication Software, and Alternative Energy Equipment industries.

  • What has Paul Allen invested in recently?

    Paul Allen's latest investment was on 18-Feb-2011 in Lendio, a company within the Specialized Finance industry.

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