Vulcan Capital is the multi-billion dollar investment arm of Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen. We are not limited by traditional deal structures, asset classes or holding periods. Instead we take an entrepreneur-friendly approach and can invest in both private and public companies with a long term investment horizon. The Venture Capital team invests into promising, early-stage companies across the technology, life sciences and alternative energy sectors. Vulcan Capital was formed in 2003 and is headquartered in Seattle with an additional office in Palo Alto.