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Chris Sacca, 34
Managing Director, Lowercase Capital
No. of Angel Investments: 32
Companies funded (a sampling): bit.ly, FanBridge, Gowalla, Posterous, SimpleGeo, Twitter
The Georgetown law grad joined Google in 2003 and worked on a number of projects: He negotiated mergers and acquisitions, drafted partnership agreements, and helped forge the company’s wireless strategy. Sacca left Google in December 2007 and started angel investing. "I came out with this arsenal of insights that startups [entrepreneurs] felt were valuable," Sacca said in a telephone interview. Today, he invests out of Lowercase Capital and has done about 30 deals in such companies as Twitter, Gowalla, and bit.ly. "I religiously think about how to move the ball for these companies every day."