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Paul Gardner Allen
Born January 21, 1953 (1953-01-21) (age 57)
Seattle, Washington
Residence Mercer Island, Washington
Occupation Chairman, Vulcan Inc.
Chairman, Charter Communications
Net worth $13.5 billion USD (2010)[1]
.Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates and is one of the wealthiest people in the world.^ By ANI November 17th, 2009 LONDON - Paul Allen , who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has been diagnosed with cancer.
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Paul Allen is not related to the Gates family.
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer | KING 5 TV | Seattle News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | Business News 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.king5.com [Source type: General]

^ Paul Gardner Allen is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates and is one of the wealthiest people in the world.

He is the founder and chairman of Vulcan Inc., which is his private asset management company, and is chairman of Charter Communications. .Allen also has a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio which includes stakes in Digeo, Kiha Software, real estate holdings, and more than 40 other technology, media, and content companies.^ Allen, hold your money and build more companies.
  • Is Paul Allen Giving Enough? - The Wealth Report - WSJ 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: News]

^ In addition, Allen's multibillion dollar investment portfolio includes large stakes in DreamWorks SKG, Digeo, Oxygen Media, real estate holdings and more than 40 other technology, media and content companies.
  • Scaled Composites - Virgin Group to licence technology to develop world's first commercial space tourism operator 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.scaled.com [Source type: News]
  • Virgin Group Sign Deal with Paul G. Allen�s Mojave Aerospace | Commercial Space Watch 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.comspacewatch.com [Source type: News]

^ Allen also has a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio which includes stakes in Digeo, Kiha Software, real estate holdings, and more than 40 other technology, media, and content companies.
  • Paul Allen, Sports Executive, Team Owner, and Business Person - News - Evri 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.evri.com [Source type: General]

.Allen also owns three professional sports teams: the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League,[2] the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association,[3] and the Seattle Sounders FC franchise in Major League Soccer that began playing in the 2009 season.^ Allen also owns three professional sports teams: the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League, the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association, and the Seattle Sounders FC franchise in Major League Soccer that will begin playing in the 2009 season.
  • Similar questions with Address Paul Allen founder Microsoft lives Bellevue WA 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC askville.amazon.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Allen also owns the Seattle Seahawks NFL and Portland Trail Blazers NBA franchises.
  • Paul G. Allen Launches Web Site Dedicated to Early Computers; PDPplanet.com Site Celebrates Historic Mainframes and Minicomputers 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.businesswire.com [Source type: General]
  • Scaled Composites - Virgin Group to licence technology to develop world's first commercial space tourism operator 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.scaled.com [Source type: News]
  • Virgin Group Sign Deal with Paul G. Allen�s Mojave Aerospace | Commercial Space Watch 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.comspacewatch.com [Source type: News]

^ Allen, 56, a billionaire investor, has stakes in Seattle Seahawks American football team, Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Sounders soccer team.
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.rttnews.com [Source type: News]

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Contents

Wealth

.According to Forbes Allen is the 37th richest person in the world, worth about $13.5 billion.^ At last count, Allen's net worth totaled about $11.5 billion, making him the 17th richest person in the world, according to Forbes' September tally.
  • Microsoft co-founder Allen treated for lymphoma - Seattle News - MyNorthwest.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mynorthwest.com [Source type: General]

^ The Forbes magazine named him the 32nd richest person in the world worth about $10.5 billion.
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.rttnews.com [Source type: News]

^ According to Forbes, Allen is worth $18 billion.
  • Paul Allen presented with First Citizen Award 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.seattlepi.com [Source type: News]

[5] .This is up from 2009th $10.5 billion, but down from $16 billion, the total reported by that same magazine at the beginning of the global financial crisis of 2008–2009, when he was 12th on its list of the richest Americans.^ Forbes valued Allen at £11.5 billion in its 2008 list of the 400 richest Americans.

^ The Forbes magazine named him the 32nd richest person in the world worth about $10.5 billion.
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.rttnews.com [Source type: News]

^ As of this year he is ranked by Forbes magazine as the fifth richest, worth an estimated $21 billion, $5 billion of which is in Microsoft stock.
  • Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

[6]
.In 2007, Allen's net worth was estimated at $18 billion, which at that time made him the 19th richest in the world.^ According to Forbes, Allen is worth $18 billion.
  • Paul Allen presented with First Citizen Award 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.seattlepi.com [Source type: News]

^ His net worth is estimated at $22 billion.
  • Ludicrous Paul Allen Quotation of the Day (Jack Bog's Blog) 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC bojack.org [Source type: General]

^ At the same time, Allen was ranked among the richest people in the world.
  • ALLEN, Paul 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.history.com [Source type: General]

[7]

Life and career

Early years

.Paul Gardner Allen was born in Seattle, Washington to parents Kenneth S. Allen, an associate director of the University of Washington libraries, and Faye G. Allen, on January 21, 1953.[8] Allen attended Lakeside School, a private school in Seattle, and befriended Bill Gates, who was two years his junior but shared a common enthusiasm for computers.^ Paul Allen is not related to the Gates family.
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer | KING 5 TV | Seattle News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | Business News 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.king5.com [Source type: General]

^ The University of Washington has been a major recipient of Paul Allen's donations.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Paul Allen, born 1953 January 21 at 1200PM, Seattle, Washington (47N36 122W20 8W) House System: koch .
  • StarBios Report for Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.adze.com [Source type: General]

[9] .They used Lakeside's teletype terminal to develop their programming skills on several time-sharing computer systems.^ They used Lakeside's teletype terminal to develop their programming skills on several time-sharing computer systems.
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^ They used Lakeside's teletype terminal to develop their programming skills on several timesharing computer systems.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 1980, after promising to deliver IBM a Disc Operating System (DOS) they had not yet developed for the Intel 8086-based IBM PC, Allen spearheaded a deal for Microsoft to purchase a Quick and Dirty Operating System (QDOS) written by Tim Paterson who, at the time, was employed at Seattle Computer Products.
  • Similar questions with Address Paul Allen founder Microsoft lives Bellevue WA 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC askville.amazon.com [Source type: Academic]

[10] .After graduation Allen attended Washington State University and was an active member in Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity.^ Graduates from Lakeside; enrolls at Washington State University.
  • Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

^ After graduation Allen attended Washington State University and was an active member in Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity.
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^ After graduation, Allen attended Washington State University, and was an active member in Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, though he dropped out after two years to go and work as a programmer for Honeywell in Boston, which placed him near his old friend again.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[10] .He dropped out after two years in order to work as a programmer for Honeywell in Boston, which placed him near his old friend again.^ Hired as a programmer by Honeywell in Boston.
  • Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

^ At the time, Allen was working as a programmer for Honeywell.
  • Fool.com: Paul Allen's Wired World (Special) June 17, 1999 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.fool.com [Source type: News]

^ After graduation, Allen attended Washington State University, and was an active member in Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, though he dropped out after two years to go and work as a programmer for Honeywell in Boston, which placed him near his old friend again.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[10] .Allen later convinced Gates to drop out of Harvard University in order to create Microsoft.^ He later convinced Gates to drop out of Harvard University in order to create Microsoft.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Q: what paul allen has to do with Bill Gates and Microsoft ?
  • Similar questions with Address Paul Allen founder Microsoft lives Bellevue WA 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC askville.amazon.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Allen, who persuaded Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to join him in creating Microsoft in 1975, has stakes in more than 140 firms.
  • BBC News | BUSINESS | Paul Allen: A profile 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: News]

Microsoft

.Allen co-founded Microsoft (initially "Micro-Soft") with Bill Gates in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1975, and began marketing a BASIC programming language interpreter.^ Allen divides his time between MITS and a new company he and Gates have started to develop and market microcomputer languages: Micro Soft.
  • Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

^ Gates and Allen went on to start Microsoft in 1975.
  • Paul Allen presented with First Citizen Award 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.seattlepi.com [Source type: News]

^ Initially they used to sell BASIC programming language interpreter.
  • Why Paul Allen left Microsoft ? - AbhiSays.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC abhisays.com [Source type: General]

[9] .In 1980, after promising to deliver IBM a Disk Operating System (DOS) they had not yet developed for the Intel 8088-based IBM PC, Allen spearheaded a deal for Microsoft to purchase a Quick and Dirty Operating System (QDOS) written by Tim Paterson who, at the time, was employed at Seattle Computer Products.^ During the same time, Microsoft got the contract of Operating Systems for the IBM new PCs.
  • Why Paul Allen left Microsoft ? - AbhiSays.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC abhisays.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft agrees to develop and license DOS and BASIC to IBM for its new personal computer.
  • Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

^ Allen spearheads a deal for Microsoft to buy an operating system called QDOS for $50,000.
  • Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

.As a result of this transaction, Microsoft was able to secure a contract to supply the DOS that would eventually run on IBM's PC line.^ Microsoft won a contract to supply the finished program for use as the operating system of IBM's new PC. This became a foundation of Microsoft's growth..
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ After the successful delivery of DOS operating system, Microsoft won a contract to supply DOS to use as the operating system in IBM’s new PC. So the contribution of Paul Allen in the growth of Microsoft was very critical.
  • Why Paul Allen left Microsoft ? - AbhiSays.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC abhisays.com [Source type: General]

^ During the same time, Microsoft got the contract of Operating Systems for the IBM new PCs.
  • Why Paul Allen left Microsoft ? - AbhiSays.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC abhisays.com [Source type: General]

.This contract with Big Blue was the watershed in Microsoft history that led to Allen and Gates's fabulous wealth.^ Allen, who persuaded Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to join him in creating Microsoft in 1975, has stakes in more than 140 firms.
  • BBC News | BUSINESS | Paul Allen: A profile 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Paul Gardner Allen is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates and is one of the wealthiest people in the world.

^ Both Microsoft co-founders have a long history of tackling the most severe health issues worldwide, including cancer, through their philanthropic organizations, however, unlike Bill Gates, Allen’s fight was also on a personal level.
  • Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Diagnosed with Cancer - Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - Softpedia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC news.softpedia.com [Source type: General]

[10]
.Allen was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease in 1983. His cancer was successfully treated by several months of radiation therapy and a bone marrow transplant.^ He was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease in 1983 but his cancer was successfully treated, according to Reuters .
  • Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Has Cancer | Technology | Financial Articles & Investing News | TheStreet.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thestreet.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1983 Allen was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Allen was forced to resign from Microsoft in 1983 after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease which was successfully treated by several months of radiation therapy.
  • Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

.However, he did not return to Microsoft and began distancing himself from the company.^ However, Allen did not return to Microsoft and began distancing himself from the company.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 2000 when he returned to MicroSoft, he had around (138+168) million shares so noone could force him to leave the company.
  • Why Paul Allen left Microsoft ? - AbhiSays.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC abhisays.com [Source type: General]

^ He further distanced himself from Microsoft by selling 68 million shares.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[10] .Allen officially resigned from his position on the Microsoft board in November 2000 but was asked to consult as a senior strategy advisor to the company's executives.^ In November 2000, Allen resigned from his position on the Microsoft board but was asked to consult as a senior strategy advisor to the company's executives.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Resigns from board of Microsoft .
  • Paul Allen: poor little rich man - Business - Business - smh.com.au 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: News]

^ He officially resigned from the Microsoft board in November 2000, but was asked to consult as a senior strategy advisor to the company's executives.
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.rttnews.com [Source type: News]

[11] .He sold 68 million shares of Microsoft stock that year,[12] but still owns a reported 138 million shares.^ He further distanced himself from Microsoft by selling 68 million shares.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He sold 68 million shares of Microsoft stock that year, but is believed to still own about 138 million shares of the company.
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.rttnews.com [Source type: News]

^ He further distanced himself from Microsoft by selling 68 million shares that year.
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[13]
Allen was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in November, 2009.[14]

Recognition

.In 2007 and 2008, Allen was listed among Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World.^ In 2007 and 2008, Allen was listed among Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World.
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.rttnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Paul Allen - The 2008 TIME 100 - TIME .
  • Paul Allen: Media Banned From Port While Microsoft Founder Is Yachting (PHOTOS, POLL) 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ States with the most people named "Allen": .

[15]
On October 30, 2008, the Seattle-King County Association of Realtors honored Paul Allen for his “unwavering commitment to nonprofit organizations in the Pacific Northwest and lifetime giving approaching $1 billion.”
.Paul Allen has received awards and honorary degrees from several universities.^ Paul Allen has received awards and honorary degrees from several universities.
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^ In recognition of his cumulative giving, Paul G. Allen is the 2008 recipient of the First Citizen award, bestowed by the Seattle-King County Association of Realtors.
  • Paul Allen’s philanthropic philosophy is driven by intense interests in discovery and learning. - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle): 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC seattle.bizjournals.com [Source type: News]
  • Paul Allen’s philanthropic philosophy is driven by intense interests in discovery and learning. - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle): 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC seattle.bizjournals.com [Source type: News]

^ Paul Allen has founded several companies in the consumer content and social space.

.In May 1999, Washington State University bestowed its highest honor, the Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award, upon Allen.^ In May 1999, Washington State University bestowed Allen with its highest honor, the Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award.
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^ (Allen dropped out of Washington State University before going on to found Microsoft with Bill Gates, another college dropout.
  • Paul Allen's secret MySpace page? 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.techflash.com [Source type: General]

^ By 1974, Allen had dropped out of Washington State University and was working as a programmer for Honeywell in Boston, across the river from Harvard, where Gates was a sophomore.
  • Paul Allen : People.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

.He received a "Docteur honoris causa" from the Ecole Polytechnique D-Washington, and Seattle Seahawks CEO Tod Leiweke spoke at the event honoring Allen.^ Paul Allen is the owner of the Seattle Seahawks.
  • snopes.com: Paul Allen Letter About Mormons 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.snopes.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Currently Allen is the owner of the Portland Trail Blazers (an NBA basketball team) and the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.
  • Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.thocp.net [Source type: General]

^ Paul Allen, born 1953 January 21 at 1200PM, Seattle, Washington (47N36 122W20 8W) House System: koch .
  • StarBios Report for Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.adze.com [Source type: General]

.On January 31, 2009, Paul Allen received a special merit award from the Oregon Sports Award program, recognizing his many contributions to Oregon's sports scene during his 20+-year ownership of the Portland Trail Blazers basketball franchise.^ Allen also owns the Seattle Seahawks NFL and Portland Trail Blazers NBA franchises.
  • Virgin Group Sign Deal with Paul G. Allen�s Mojave Aerospace | Commercial Space Watch 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.comspacewatch.com [Source type: News]

^ Portland Trail Blazers (1545) .
  • Blazer owner Paul Allen diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ A healthier Paul Allen is a healthy sign for the Trail ...
  • Paul Allen diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma - Microsoft, Software 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC techblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: General]

Philanthropy

.Paul Allen has made contributions to organizations related to health and human services, and toward the advancement of science and technology.^ Subscribe Topics related to Paul Allen .
  • Paul Allen Topics Page - USATODAY.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC content.usatoday.com [Source type: News]
  • Paul Allen Topics Page - USATODAY.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC content.usatoday.com [Source type: News]
  • Paul Allen Topics Page - USATODAY.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: News]

^ Much of Paul Allen's success has been dedicated to health and human services and toward the advancement of science and technology.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A well-known philanthropist, Allen has made contributions to organizations related to health and human services, as well as science and technology.
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.rttnews.com [Source type: News]

.The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation was established in 1986 to administer most of his contributions.^ Establishes the Paul G.Allen Family Foundation to administer philanthropic work .
  • Paul Allen: poor little rich man - Business - Business - smh.com.au 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: News]

^ Paul Allen is not related to the Gates family.
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer | KING 5 TV | Seattle News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | Business News 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.king5.com [Source type: General]

^ Paul G. Allen Family Foundation funds $5 million early cancer ...
  • Paul Allen Diagnosed With Cancer: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[16] .Through the Foundation, Allen awards approximately $30 million in grants annually.^ Through the Foundation, Allen awards approximately $30 million in grants annually.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Allen has bought spectrum before and was reported to have purchased $15.1 million worth of spectrum in 2002 through Vulcan and Charter.
  • Paul Allen’s Wireless Dreams – GigaOM 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC gigaom.com [Source type: General]

^ Allen has also made nearly $1 billion in philanthropic donations through the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and founded the Allen Institute for Brain Science and other philanthropic endeavors.
  • Paul Allen - News, Articles, Biography, Photos - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC topics.wsj.com [Source type: General]

[17] .Roughly 60% of the Foundation's money goes to non-profit organizations in Seattle and the state of Washington, and 12% to Portland, Oregon.^ Roughly 60 percent of the Foundation's money goes to non-profit organizations in Seattle and the state of Washington and 12 percent to Portland, Oregon.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Roughly 60 percent of the Foundation's money goes to non-profit organizations in Seattle and the state of Washington, and 12 percent to Portland, Oregon.
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^ Fifth Avenue South Seattle, Washington 98104 United States Phone : 206-342-2000 Fax : 206-342-3000 .
  • Paul Allen: Executive Profile & Biography - BusinessWeek 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: General]

.The remaining 28% is distributed to other cities within the Pacific Northwest.^ The remaining 28 percent is distributed to other cities within the Pacific Northwest.
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  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He lives on Queen Anne Hill, enjoys exploring the city and the greater Pacific Northwest, photography, foreign languages and national and international travel.
  • SeattleScape » Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.djc.com [Source type: General]

[17] .Allen has donated US$900 million of his money, as of 2007.[18] Allen also contributes through other charitable projects known as "venture philanthropy". The most famous of these projects are Experience Music Project, the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, the Flying Heritage Collection (airworthy vintage military aircraft) and the Allen Telescope Array (ATA).^ For one, Allens early admiration of science fiction has manifested itself in The Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame.
  • SPACE.com -- Paul Allen: Private Spaceflight's Financier 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.space.com [Source type: General]

^ The hardware project is branded as the Allen Telescope Array (ATA).
  • SPACE.com -- Paul Allen: Private Spaceflight's Financier 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.space.com [Source type: General]

^ Allen funded the construction of the Experience Music Project, as well as its adjoining Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
  • Paul Allen presented with First Citizen Award 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.seattlepi.com [Source type: News]

[18] .The ATA is a partnership between the University of California, Berkeley and the SETI Institute.^ University of California at Berkeley.
  • Paul G. Allen Family Foundation: News - Business Exchange 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC bx.businessweek.com [Source type: General]
  • Paul G. Allen Family Foundation: News - Business Exchange 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC bx.businessweek.com [Source type: General]

^ University of California, Berkeley: A Place to Find Great Internships .
  • Inc.com: Articles about Paul Allen 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.inc.com [Source type: General]

[19] .Allen has a flower fly named after him for his contributions to Dipterology, called Paul Allen's flower fly.^ Allen has a flower fly named after him for his contributions to Dipterology, called Paul Allen's flower fly.
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^ He also has a flower fly named after him for his contributions to Dipterology (see Paul Allen's flower fly).
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Wells was suspended for a game earlier this year after he spit on San Antonio's Danny Ferry, who later accused Wells of calling him racist names.

[20] .Allen has also funded the purchase of many Jimi Hendrix artifacts, including the guitar Hendrix played at Woodstock, and ensured their public display in the Experience Music Project exhibits.^ Allen has also funded the purchase of many Jimi Hendrix artifacts, including the guitar Hendrix played at Woodstock, and ensured their public display in the Experience Music Project exhibits.
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^ His philanthropic efforts include the Experience Music Project in Seattle; conceived as a museum devoted to the exploration of the creative process in music, it grew out of Allen's interest in the American popular musician Jimi Hendrix.
  • ALLEN, Paul 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.history.com [Source type: General]

^ He has a band and a recording studio, and built the Experience Music Project, a museum about rock music in Seattle.
  • Microsoft co-founder Allen treated for lymphoma - Seattle News - MyNorthwest.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mynorthwest.com [Source type: General]
  • Paul Allen Diagnosed With Cancer: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Microsoft's Paul Allen treated for lymphoma | Richmond Times-Dispatch 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www2.timesdispatch.com [Source type: General]
  • Paul Allen Diagnosed With Cancer --FanHouse 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.fanhouse.com [Source type: General]
  • Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer | Mercer Island News 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC mercerisland.komonews.com [Source type: General]

[21]
.Although he attended Washington State University and has given money to its music school, Allen has donated more money to the University of Washington.^ Although he attended Washington State University and has donated to its music school, Allen instead chooses to donate more money to the University of Washington.
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^ The University of Washington has been a major recipient of Paul Allen's donations.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Allen graduated before Gates and enrolled at Washington State University.
  • April 4, 1975: Bill Gates, Paul Allen Form a Little Partnership 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

.In the late 1980s, Allen donated US$18 million to build a new library named after his father, Kenneth S. Allen.^ In the late 1980s, Allen donated US$18 million to build a new library named after his father, Kenneth S. Allen.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Throughout the years, Allen has contributed millions of US dollars to the University of Washington Medical School.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To help do that, Allen paid $500 million last March for an 18 percent share of Dream Works SKG, the new entertainment company founded by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen.
  • Paul Allen : People.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

[22] .US$5 million was donated in 2003 to establish the Faye G. Allen Center for Visual Arts, named after his mother.^ Allen has donated US$900 million of his money, as of 2007.
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^ US$5 million was donated in 2003 to establish the Faye G. Allen Center for Visual Arts, named after his mother.
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^ He spent tens of millions of dollars on a planned media and arts center in London, only to put the project on the back burner earlier this year.

[23] .Allen was also the top private contributor, with US$14 million in donations, and namesake, of the "Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering", which was completed in 2003.[24] Throughout the years, Allen has contributed millions of US dollars to the University of Washington Medical School.^ In 2003 US$5 million was donated to establish the Faye G. Allen Center for Visual Arts, named after his mother.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ PAUL ALLEN - 2003 .

^ The University of Washington has been a major recipient of Paul Allen's donations.
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[25] .The Foundation awarded US$3.2 million for prostatitis research in 1997, followed by an additional US$1.0 million grant in 2002.[26] More recently, the Foundation contributed US$5.0 million for an early cancer-detection project by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.^ Paul G. Allen Family Foundation funds $5 million early cancer ...
  • Paul Allen Diagnosed With Cancer: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ More recently, the Foundation contributed US$5.0 million for an early cancer-detection project by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
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^ Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (2006-08-31).
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[27]
.Allen founded the Allen Institute for Brain Science in 2003 with Jo Allen Patton (sister of Paul Allen) as a nonprofit corporation (501(c) (3)) and medical research organization.^ Institute predicts advance in brain science .
  • Paul Allen invests $100M in brain research center | Business - InfoWorld 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.infoworld.com [Source type: General]

^ PAUL ALLEN - 2003 .

^ Paul Allen invests $100M in brain research center .
  • Paul Allen invests $100M in brain research center | Business - InfoWorld 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.infoworld.com [Source type: General]

.Utilizing the mouse model system (given its great similarity to human DNA), 20,000 genes in the adult mouse brain were mapped to a cellular level for the Allen Brain Atlas.^ The biography of Paul Allen is enriched with many more promising and popular company names like Allen Brain Atlas, SpaceShipOne and many more.

^ Last September the institute released a complete genomic map of the mouse brain—a free, searchable, three-dimensional analysis of 21,000 genes (including 85 million images) that will help neuroscientists understand how different regions of the brain operate and interact.
  • The Discover Interview: Paul Allen | Technology | DISCOVER Magazine 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC discovermagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ Allen has also made nearly $1 billion in philanthropic donations through the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and founded the Allen Institute for Brain Science, which has sought to advance neuroscience by mapping gene expression in the mouse brain.
  • Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Diagnosed with Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.digitaljournal.com [Source type: News]

.The data generated from this effort is contained in the free and publicly available Allen Brain Atlas application located at www.brain-map.org.^ The Allen Brain Atlas is, at heart, a massive data-archiving project.
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^ The biography of Paul Allen is enriched with many more promising and popular company names like Allen Brain Atlas, SpaceShipOne and many more.

^ Sep 27 - Seeded by Redruby Source: Wired News Scientists have mapped every gene in the mouse brain as part of Paul Allen's Brain Atlas project launched in 2001 .
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.In 2008, the Institute also launched the Allen Spinal Cord Atlas project.^ Allen Institute co-founder Jo Allen Patton and project director Dr. Mark Boguski, a researcher in bioinformatics and genomics, will lead the Atlas project team.
  • Paul Allen invests $100M in brain research center | Business - InfoWorld 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.infoworld.com [Source type: General]

^ Sep 27 - Seeded by Redruby Source: Wired News Scientists have mapped every gene in the mouse brain as part of Paul Allen's Brain Atlas project launched in 2001 .
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^ His foundation has established the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, which is conducting the brain atlas project, which aims to create a map of the mammalian brain at the cellular level.
  • Paul Allen: poor little rich man - Business - Business - smh.com.au 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: News]

All of these scientific findings will prove invaluable to international researchers working on cures for neurological and nervous system illnesses and injuries.
.On July 16, 2008, Allen launched a $ 41 million online "Allen Spinal Cord Atlas" mouse gene map.^ In 2003, he gave $100 million to create the a nonprofit medical research organization, the Allen Institute for Brain Science, which has sought to advance neuroscience by mapping gene expression in the mouse brain.
  • Investor Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ Allen invested more than $500 million in DreamWorks when it launched in 1995 as a combination live-action and animation studio.
  • Paul Allen sells 1.2M DreamWorks Animation shares 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC uk.biz.yahoo.com [Source type: News]

^ Search Tech Trader Daily September 23, 2009, 1:41 PM ET ARRIS Buys Paul Allen-Controlled Digeo For $20 Million .
  • ARRIS Buys Paul Allen-Controlled Digeo For $20 Million - Tech Trader Daily - Barrons.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC blogs.barrons.com [Source type: News]

Allan Jones, chief scientific officer, said: "The Allen Spinal Cord Atlas offers profound potential for researchers to unlock the mysteries of the spinal cord and how it is altered during disease or injury." The spinal cord atlas is set up like the Allen Institute's earlier atlas of the mouse brain.[1] The Map could reveal new treatments for human neurological disorders. The map points researchers toward places where genes are active [2][28][29]
.On November 19, 2008, Allen appeared at the Experience Music Project/Science Fiction Hall of Fame to present the second annual Founder's Award for musical achievement.^ He is famed as the founder of the Experience Music Project, to offer a tribute to rock singer Jimi Hendrix.

^ His philanthropic efforts include the Experience Music Project in Seattle; conceived as a museum devoted to the exploration of the creative process in music, it grew out of Allen's interest in the American popular musician Jimi Hendrix.
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^ His lifetime devotion to science fiction is brought to life at the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, a haven for anyone who's ever wondered what Captain Kirk's chair really looks like up close.
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The award was presented to Robbie Robertson, a founding member of the seminal 1960s band The Band and a noted composer of film scores. .Allen founded the museum in 2000. The award was presented as part of a gala benefit for EMP. The finale was a four-song set with all the evening's musicians on stage, including Allen and Robertson on guitar.^ Allen, who plays the guitar, collected most of the pieces, which include original lyric sheets, a mixing board, stage clothes and guitars, including the remains of a smashed one.
  • Paul Allen: poor little rich man - Business - Business - smh.com.au 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: News]

^ Allen has also funded the purchase of many Hendrix artifacts (including the guitar Hendrix played at Woodstock) and ensured their public display in the Experience Music Project exhibits.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mountain View-based Audience was founded in 2000 and has received at least $15 million in funding, much of it from Paul Allen 's Vulcan Capital .
  • Paul Allen, Sports Executive, Team Owner, and Business Person - News - Evri 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.evri.com [Source type: General]

Cancer

.On November 16, 2009, Jody Allen, Paul Allen's sister and the CEO of Vulcan made public that Paul had been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a form of cancer.^ Paul Allen’s Vulcan filed to bid.
  • Paul Allen and Echostar Line Up for Spectrum Auction - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

^ Blazer owner Paul Allen diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN ESPN NBA .
  • Blazer owner Paul Allen diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ I want to let you know that Paul was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
  • Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen has Lymphoma - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.cio.com [Source type: General]
  • Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen has lymphoma | ITworld 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: General]
  • Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer - Portland Business Journal: 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC portland.bizjournals.com [Source type: News]
  • Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen has lymphoma - cancer, Microsoft, Paul Allen - PC World 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.pcworld.idg.com.au [Source type: General]
  • Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen has Lymphoma - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.cio.com [Source type: General]
  • Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen has lymphoma - cancer, Microsoft, Paul Allen - CIO 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.cio.com.au [Source type: General]
  • Microsoft Co-founder Diagnosed With Cancer - Tom's Hardware 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.tomshardware.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen has lymphoma - Paul Allen, Microsoft, cancer - Computerworld 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.computerworld.com.au [Source type: General]

[30]

Assets

Paul Allen (third from right) and Burt Rutan (fifth from right) were presented with the Ansari X PRIZE by members of the X PRIZE Foundation in 2004.
.Allen has made several investments since becoming a billionaire.^ Investments Paul Allen (in sun glasses and crimson tie) and Burt Rutan (leather jacket) were presented with the Ansari X PRIZE by members of the X PRIZE Foundation in 2004.Allen has made several investments since becoming a billionaire.
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^ Financial chief WILLIAM SAVOY is leaving MICROSOFT billionaire PAUL ALLEN's investment arm, VULCAN VENTURES, which poured...
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^ Fortune: Paul Allen's Hospital Trip Yet another of the billionaire's investments is a money-loser.
  • Paul Allen: News & Videos about Paul Allen - CNN.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.He confirmed that he was the sole investor behind Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne suborbital commercial spacecraft on October 4, 2004. SpaceShipOne climbed to an altitude of 377,591 feet (115,090 m) and was the first privately funded effort to successfully put a civilian in suborbital space.^ In 2004, Allen confirmed that he was the sole investor behind Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne suborbital commercial spacecraft.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 2004, Mr. Allen funded SpaceShipOne, the first privately funded effort to successfully put a civilian in suborbital space and winner of the Ansari X-Prize competition.
  • Paul Allen - News, Articles, Biography, Photos - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC topics.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ He confirmed that he was the sole investor behind Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne suborbital commercial spacecraft on October 4, 2004.
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.It won the Ansari X Prize competition and received the $10 million prize.^ It won the Ansari X PRIZE competition and received the $10 million prize.
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^ In 2004, Mr. Allen funded SpaceShipOne, the first privately funded effort to successfully put a civilian in suborbital space and winner of the Ansari X-Prize competition.
  • Paul Allen - News, Articles, Biography, Photos - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC topics.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ IT'S BEEN ONLY A FEW WEEKS SINCE Paul Allen and Burt Rutan took one giant step for space tourism and won the $10 million Ansari X Prize after sending a manned vehicle called SpaceShipOne into subor...
  • Paul Allen: News & Videos about Paul Allen - CNN.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: News]

[31]
.Allen was a key developer and investor in the development of the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle as a biotechnology hub and mixed-use community.^ Consider that the largest real estate investment of Allen's holding company, Vulcan, Inc., is a redevelopment of 60 acres in Seattle's South Lake Union that includes a combination luxury brand hotel with retail stores capped by a three-tower condo hotel project known as the Hotel 1000.
  • Hotel Mixed-Use -- What does Microsoft's Paul Allen have in common with Donald Trump?-Hotel Law Blog 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC hotellaw.jmbm.com [Source type: General]

^ Allen, 56, a billionaire investor, has stakes in Seattle Seahawks American football team, Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Sounders soccer team.
  • Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.rttnews.com [Source type: News]

^ And, in a rare interview, media-shy Paul Allen admits that he plans to turn Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood into an intergalactic launch pad.
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[32] .He was also the largest private landowner in South Lake Union and owns nearly 2,600,000 square feet (240,000 m2) in the neighborhood.^ Allen is the largest private landowner in South Lake Union and owns nearly 60 acres in the neighborhood.
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^ He is also the largest private landowner in South Lake Union and owns nearly 2,600,000 square feet (240,000 m²) in the neighborhood.
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^ Vulcan's South Lake Union holdings have a development capacity of more than 10,000,000 square feet (930,000 m²) of new residential, office, retail and biotech research space.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[32] .His holdings company has a development capacity of more than 10,000,000 square feet (930,000 m2) of new residential, office, retail and biotech research space.^ His holdings company has a development capacity of more than 10,000,000 square feet (930,000 m²) of new residential, office, retail and biotech research space.
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^ Vulcan's South Lake Union holdings have a development capacity of more than 10,000,000 square feet (930,000 m²) of new residential, office, retail and biotech research space.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Allen also has a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio which includes stakes in Digeo, Kiha Software, real estate holdings, and more than 40 other technology, media, and content companies.
  • Paul Allen, Sports Executive, Team Owner, and Business Person - News - Evri 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.evri.com [Source type: General]

[32] .The South Lake Union redevelopment represents one of the largest urban revitalization projects in the country.^ The South Lake Union redevelopment represents one of the largest urban revitalization projects in the country.
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^ And, in a rare interview, media-shy Paul Allen admits that he plans to turn Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood into an intergalactic launch pad.
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^ Businesses backing streetcar plan for South Lake Union.
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[33] .Allen has made investments estimated at US$200 million as of 2005, and promoted for city funding of the Seattle Streetcar line known as South Lake Union Streetcar, which runs from Seattle's Westlake Center to the south end of Lake Union.^ Businesses backing streetcar plan for South Lake Union.
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^ Allen has made investments estimated at US$200 million as of 2005, and promoted for city funding of the Seattle Streetcar line known as South Lake Union Streetcar, which runs from Seattle's Westlake Center to the south end of Lake Union.
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^ Consider that the largest real estate investment of Allen's holding company, Vulcan, Inc., is a redevelopment of 60 acres in Seattle's South Lake Union that includes a combination luxury brand hotel with retail stores capped by a three-tower condo hotel project known as the Hotel 1000.
  • Hotel Mixed-Use -- What does Microsoft's Paul Allen have in common with Donald Trump?-Hotel Law Blog 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC hotellaw.jmbm.com [Source type: General]

[34] The Streetcar is a public and private partnership made possible because of a Local Improvement District (LID) supported by businesses and residents along the line;[35] it officially started operation on December 12, 2007.[36] This development has been criticized as a city-supported real estate investment for Vulcan Inc.,[37] and concerns over the loss of low-income housing have been expressed.[38]

Sports

.Allen purchased the Portland Trail Blazers NBA team in 1988 from California real estate developer Larry Weinberg for $70 million.^ Portland Trail Blazers (1545) .
  • Blazer owner Paul Allen diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ Portland will have an NBA team -- it just may not be this team, or this team may not be owned by Mr. Allen.
  • Ludicrous Paul Allen Quotation of the Day (Jack Bog's Blog) 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC bojack.org [Source type: General]

^ Share the Portland Trail Blazers newsletter.
  • Portland Trail Blazers' Owner Paul Allen Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma | Bleacher Report 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC bleacherreport.com [Source type: General]

[3] .He was also instrumental in the development and funding of their Rose Garden in 1993.[10] The Blazers are valued at approximately $300 million according to a 2006 issue of Forbes.^ The Blazers are valued at approximately $300 million according to a 2006 issue of Forbes.
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^ He was also instrumental in the development and funding of their Rose Garden in 1993.
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^ According to a 2006 issue of Forbes , the Blazers are valued at approximately $300 million.
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[39] .Allen has been asking Portland and Oregon officials for assistance in the financing of the Blazers since 2006, which he estimated would lose $100 million over the next three years.^ Hopefully he will be a Blazer next year.

^ Since 2006, Allen asked Portland and Oregon officials for assistance in the financing of the Blazers, which he estimated would lose $100 million over the next three years.
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^ Allen has been asking Portland and Oregon officials for assistance in the financing of the Blazers since 2006, which he estimated would lose $100 million over the next three years.
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[40] .Portland Mayor Tom Potter rebuffed the requests.^ Portland Mayor Tom Potter rebuffed the requests.
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[41] .Allen announced the completion of the acquisition of the Rose Garden on April 2, 2007, and stated that this was a major milestone and a positive step for the franchise.^ Allen announced the completion of the acquisition of the Rose Garden on April 2, 2007, and stated that this was a major milestone and a positive step for the franchise.
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^ On April 2, 2007 Allen announced the completion of the acquisition of the Rose Garden Arena and at the time stated that this was a major milestone and a positive step for the franchise.
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^ On 27 April 2007, it was rumoured that Allen may launch a takeover bid for English football club Southampton.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[42] .He said “My efforts are focused on continuing to support the Trail Blazers and the long-term financial health of the franchise."^ My efforts are focused on continuing to support the Trail Blazers and the long-term financial health of the franchise."
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He said “My efforts are focused on continuing to support the Trail Blazers and the long-term financial health of the franchise."
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^ The Seahawks need to provide the current coaching staff with the stability and support it needs to install its program and succeed long term.
  • Paul Allen - NFC West Blog - ESPN 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

[43]
.Allen purchased the Seattle Seahawks NFL team in 1997 when former owner Ken Behring threatened to move the Seahawks to Southern California.^ Behring straits — Seattle Seahawks owner Ken Behring.
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^ Allen, Paul Seattle, WA 98104 Seattle Seahawks/owner .
  • NEWSMEAT ▷ Paul Allen's Federal Campaign Contribution Report 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.newsmeat.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1997, Allen purchased the Seattle Seahawks NFL team when former owner Ken Behring threatened to move the Seahawks to Southern California.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[2] .Allen was allowed to buy the team despite owning the NBA's Trail Blazers since Portland, Oregon doesn't have an NFL team.^ Portland Trail Blazers (1545) .
  • Blazer owner Paul Allen diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ Portland will have an NBA team -- it just may not be this team, or this team may not be owned by Mr. Allen.
  • Ludicrous Paul Allen Quotation of the Day (Jack Bog's Blog) 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC bojack.org [Source type: General]

^ Would he be allowed to buy an NFL team?
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.(NFL rules prohibit team owners from either outright ownership or a majority share of another sports team outside its home market if they play in the same city as another NFL team.^ Ownership of an NFL team is unique.
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^ He also noticed that when the storied Real Madrid team played Qwest Field on only 16 days notice, they sold out--68,000 tickets.
  • Joe Roths Soccer Partner Is Paul Allen - The Hollywood Deal - Portfolio.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.portfolio.com [Source type: News]

^ In 1997, Allen purchased the Seattle Seahawks NFL team when former owner Ken Behring threatened to move the Seahawks to Southern California.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

) .He played a large part in the development of the new Seahawks' stadium, Qwest Field, although it was funded largely by tax revenue.^ He played a large part in the development of the new Seahawks' stadium, Qwest Field, although it was funded largely by tax revenue.
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^ He also noticed that when the storied Real Madrid team played Qwest Field on only 16 days notice, they sold out--68,000 tickets.
  • Joe Roths Soccer Partner Is Paul Allen - The Hollywood Deal - Portfolio.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.portfolio.com [Source type: News]

^ Allen has been confirmed as part owner of a future Major League Soccer Seattle franchise that will begin play in 2009 at Qwest Field, a stadium also owned by Allen.
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[44]
.Allen's Vulcan Sports & Entertainment is part of the ownership team of the Seattle Sounders FC a Major League Soccer franchise that began play in 2009 at Qwest Field, a stadium also controlled by Allen.^ Allen also owns three professional sports teams: the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League, the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association, and the Seattle Sounders FC franchise in Major League Soccer that will begin playing in the 2009 season.
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^ Seattle to get expansion MLS franchise for 2009.
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^ Allen also owns the Seattle Seahawks NFL and Portland Trail Blazers NBA franchises and is part of the primary ownership group for the Seattle Sounders FC Major League Soccer franchise.
  • Paul Allen - News, Articles, Biography, Photos - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC topics.wsj.com [Source type: General]

[4]. .The ownership team also includes film producer Joe Roth, businessman Adrian Hanauer, and comedian Drew Carey.^ The other shoe has dropped on the Joe Roth deal we reported earlier to acquire the Seattle Sounders soccer team, and it's a heavy one--belonging to Paul Allen.
  • Joe Roths Soccer Partner Is Paul Allen - The Hollywood Deal - Portfolio.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.portfolio.com [Source type: News]

.Sigi Schmid, two-time MLS Cup winner, is the team’s head coach.^ I cannot see many teams paying that much for the guy who hires the guy (general manager) who hires the guy (head coach).
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.During the Sounders’ first season, every home game was sold out, a new MLS record for average match attendance was set, and the most season tickets were sold in the league.^ He also noticed that when the storied Real Madrid team played Qwest Field on only 16 days notice, they sold out--68,000 tickets.
  • Joe Roths Soccer Partner Is Paul Allen - The Hollywood Deal - Portfolio.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.portfolio.com [Source type: News]

^ You'd think that as a season ticket holder they would give out prozak .
  • Paul Allen May Save the Seattle Seahawks from Paul Allen - Field Gulls 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.fieldgulls.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If the nose wheel on the Me-262 got cocked too much during ground maneuvering, the nose wheel had to be straightend out first or damage could occur from further taxiing.
  • Microsoft's Paul Allen's Me-262 Landmark Restoration - Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC forum.keypublishing.co.uk [Source type: General]

.The team finished the 2009 season with a winning record and qualified for the MLS playoffs, where they were eliminated in the conference semi-finals.^ The Seahawks have no realistic shot at winning out and earning a playoff berth this season, based on what I have seen from them and the other NFC contenders.
  • Paul Allen - NFC West Blog - ESPN 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ If Rudy wants to come over after he finishes the season with his club team, it will happen.

.Seattle Sounders FC is only the second expansion team in history to win the U.S. Open Cup tournament in their first season.^ A longtime sports fan, Allen bought football's Seattle Seahawks and basketball's Portland Trailblazers, and he is part owner of the Seattle Sounders FC, a major league soccer team.
  • Paul Allen Diagnosed With Cancer: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The other shoe has dropped on the Joe Roth deal we reported earlier to acquire the Seattle Sounders soccer team, and it's a heavy one--belonging to Paul Allen.
  • Joe Roths Soccer Partner Is Paul Allen - The Hollywood Deal - Portfolio.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.portfolio.com [Source type: News]

^ Allen also owns three professional sports teams: the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League, the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association, and the Seattle Sounders FC franchise in Major League Soccer that will begin playing in the 2009 season.
  • Agent4Stars.Com - Currency Conversion 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.agent4stars.com [Source type: General]

.The launch of Paul Allen's 416 feet (127 m) Octopus yacht secured its position as one of the world's largest yachts in 2003.[45] Its current position is eighth in the list of motor yachts by length.^ He collects vintage aircraft and owns one of the largest yachts in the world.
  • Investor Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ "Allen also owns the 416-foot Octopus."
  • Paul Allen: Media Banned From Port While Microsoft Founder Is Yachting (PHOTOS, POLL) 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

^ PAUL ALLEN - 2003 .

.The yacht is equipped with two helicopters, two submarines, a swimming pool, a music studio and a basketball court.^ Did it have two swimming pools?
  • Paul Allen's Other Yacht | Mother Jones 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC motherjones.com [Source type: General]

^ The yacht is equipped with its own music studio and basketball court.
  • Agent4Stars.Com - Currency Conversion 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.agent4stars.com [Source type: General]

^ The 300-foot Tatoosh carries a 30-person crew, two helicopters, a swimming pool, a spa, a private movie theater, six other surface boats (including a separate 54-foot racing yacht and two Hobie catamarans) and a submarine.
  • Paul Allen's Other Yacht | Mother Jones 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC motherjones.com [Source type: General]

[46] .Allen also owns Tatoosh, also one of the world's 100 largest yachts.^ World's 100 Largest Yachts 2007.
  • Agent4Stars.Com - Currency Conversion 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.agent4stars.com [Source type: General]

^ He collects vintage aircraft and owns one of the largest yachts in the world.
  • Investor Paul Allen Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - WSJ.com 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ World´s largest Super yachts .
  • Agent4Stars.Com - Currency Conversion 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.agent4stars.com [Source type: General]

.Allen is known for throwing huge, celebrity-studded parties on his yacht, such as a 2005 New Year's Eve party in which he and his band played Johnny Cash songs with R&B star Usher.^ People in the News: New Year's rocks on Allen's yacht.
  • Agent4Stars.Com - Currency Conversion 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.agent4stars.com [Source type: General]

^ He is known for throwing huge, celebrity-studded parties on the yachts, such as a 2005 New Year's Eve party in which he and his band played Johnny Cash songs with RnB star Usher.
  • Paul Gardner Allen Media Man Australia 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Allen is known for throwing huge, celebrity-studded parties on his yachts, such as a 2005 New Year's Eve party in which he and his band played Johnny Cash songs with R&B star Usher.
  • Agent4Stars.Com - Currency Conversion 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.agent4stars.com [Source type: General]

.His band also played at another party he hosted during the Cannes film festival with Dave Stewart.^ He is also in a band, and is known to play for parties that he hosts, such as one during the Cannes film festival with Dave Stewart.
  • Agent4Stars.Com - Currency Conversion 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.agent4stars.com [Source type: General]

^ One woman lives the dream at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • Paul Allen Diagnosed With Cancer: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 11 January 2010 5:43 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Preceded by
Ken Behring
Seattle Seahawks owner
1997-present
Succeeded by
(incumbent)
Preceded by
Larry Weinberg
Portland Trail Blazers owner
1988–present
Succeeded by
(incumbent)
Preceded by
(expansion team)
Seattle Sounders FC owner
2008-present
Succeeded by
(incumbent)

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Paul Allen
File:Paull
Born: January 21, 1953
United States
Occupation: Chairman, Vulcan Inc. and Charter Communications

Net worth: $16 billion USD (2006)
Website:paulallen.com

Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American who created Microsoft with Bill Gates. He is the fifth richest person in the United States, and he currently lives in Mercer Island, Washington.

Allen also owns two sports teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Portland Trail Blazers.


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