Chris Sacca, the head of special initiatives at
He’ll invest from a small fund for seed investing, though he’s still mulling options on partnerships with other angel investors down the road. He has already invested in such companies such as Twitter and Photobucket and has advised several others.
Sacca told VentureBeat that he considered becoming a venture capitalist, but is more interested in the early stages of entrepreneurship that angel investing has to offer.
His departure comes in an odd bit of timing for the company. In late January, Google is bidding against Verizon Wireless and AT&T in the wireless spectrum auction conducted by the Federal Communications Commission to earn the rights to operate the 700 Mhz frequency band in the United States. —Alastair Goldfisher