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Biography for Paul Allen

First Name: Paul
Last Name: Allen
Title: Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Microsoft
Date of Birth: 21/01/1953
Place of Birth: Seattle, USA
Education: 1971 Joins Washington State University
CV: 1975 founds Microsoft (initially "Micro Soft") together with Bill Gates in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1983 Leaves Microsoft 1984 Founds Asymetrix 1986 Vulcan Ventures is founded by Paul Allen to manage his investments. 1988 Purchased the Portland Trail Blazers NBA team 1992 started Starwave, a producer of online content sites 1997 purchased the Seattle Seahawks NFL team after city leaders asked him to save the team 1998 buys Marcus Cable Sep 2000 senior strategy adviser at Microsoft Corp. 2003 founded the Allen Institute of Brain Science 2004 The sole investor behind Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne suborbital commercial spacecraft
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