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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen looks to rock the vote, sinks $40 million in online voting company

Scytl, a Barcelona-based online voting company, announced today that it received a $40 million investment from Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital that will allow it to improve its technology for running elections over the Internet. The company, which was founded in 2001, claims that it holds 87 percent of the online voting market, and has successfully… Read More

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Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital invests $30M in car-buying advisor TrueCar.com

Paul Allen’s investment arm Vulcan Capital today announced it is investing $30 million in TrueCar.com, an eight-year-old company that has now raised more than $350 million to date. TrueCar, based in Santa Monica, Calif., helps buyers and dealers during the car-buying process with data and analytics that allows people to see what others have paid for a… Read More

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Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital expanding to Silicon Valley

Updated with details of the new office’s leader. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s investment arm, Vulcan Capital, plans to open a new office in Silicon Valley, expanding its presence and looking for new investments. Paul Ghaffari, Vulcan Capital’s chief investment officer, tells the Reuters news service that the new office in Palo Alto, Calif., is part… Read More