Vulcan Capital

Vulcan Capital

A private equity, venture capital and investment management firm based in Seattle.

Vulcan Capital supports companies in media and communications, energy and natural resources, financial and information services, technology, and life sciences.

The company invests in all stages from leveraged buyouts, growth capital, distressed/turnaround, and early-stage venture capital as well as public equity value investing.

Founded by Paul Allen in 2003 and headquartered in Seattle, with extension offices in Palo Alto and Singapore.

The firm actively invests in both public and private sectors worldwide. Vulcan Capital's private investment team invests in technology, internet and life sciences companies and the public securities team invests as a long-term investor.

Timeline

2003

Founded

Funded Companies

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Company developing compact, solid-state, high-performance radar system

Cortexyme is a company developing novel treatments for Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.

Matcherino is a Seattle-based company founded by Grant Farwell.

A company focused on the development proteomics

Avalanche Technology is a Fremont, California-based semiconductor company founded by Rajiv Ranjan.

Ally is a Seattle-based company founded by Vetri Vellore.

Igneous Systems is a Seattle-based company founded by Jeff Hughes, Kiran Bhageshpur and Byron Rakitzis.

Taunt is a company founded by Ben Gilbert.

Nomadic is a San Rafael, California-based company founded by Rick Schulze.

Unearth is a Seattle-based company founded by Brian Saab, Amy Hutchins and Nate Miller.

Sand 9 is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company.

Pointy is a Dublin-based company.

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People

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Role
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Abhishek Agrawal

Managing Director / Head of Growth Equity

Ben Kolpa

Managing Director, Fixed Income

Eric Rothlisberger

Investment Analyst

Sean Meeker -

Associate Director, Fixed Income

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Companies

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Ally

Blokable

Booster Fuels

Echodyne

Igneous

NOMAD Technologies

Revvo

Unearth

Wrench

News

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Jonathan Shieber
November 7, 2019
TechCrunch
Wrench, the Seattle-based on demand vehicle maintenance and repair service for consumers and fleets, has raised $20 million in its latest round of financing. The company's round was led by Vulcan Capital with additional participation from Madrona Venture Group, Tenaya Capital and Marubeni Corp. Wrench is one of a growing number of companies that are [...]

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