Chris Sacca was bornon 12 May 1975 in Lockport, New York, United States, United States, is Founder and Partner, Lowercase Capital. Chris Sacca is #1874 in List Billionaires People In The World. Chris Sacca may have taken a step back from active startup investments at his firm Lowercase Capital, but that doesn't mean the billionaire known for his cowboy shirts isn't staying busy. In the past year Sacca became a regular on popular small business pitch show "Shark Tank," doubling his episode count to go toe to toe with fellow sharks like Mark Cuban and Daymond John to invest on camera. He also took a more fictional turn on the small screen, playing himself in a new series based on the popular online radio show "Startup Podcast." Known predominantly for his early bets on Twitter and Uber, Sacca enjoyed a recent exit when Twilio went pubic in June 2016. An active opponent of the Trump administration, Sacca has also recently invested in more than a dozen funds run by women and people of color.
"I get close to people easily. But do something to me, I will light that bridge on fire."
In 2017, the New York Times published an investigative piece on sexual harassment among Silicon Valley investors
In 2015, Sacca was featured on the cover of Forbes magazine listed as number 3 on its Midas list
In 2013, Sacca brought in Matt Mazzeo to Lowercase Capital as a partner
During Obama's successful 2012 reelection campaign, Sacca served as a member of the campaign's National Finance Committee member and as co-chair of the "Tech for Obama" group
He has stated that by 11th grade he was "burned out" and pursued a college degree where there would be "no math
" In 2008, he completed an Ironman and in 2009 rode his bicycle from Santa Barbara, California to Charleston, South Carolina over 40 days for charity
" Sacca has stated that a turning point was in 2007 when he moved to the town of Truckee in the mountains close to Lake Tahoe, where his hot tub the "Jam Tub" was born
He negotiated to have it reduced to just under 3 Million and by February 2005 it was completely repaid
He eventually landed at Speedera Networks and later joined Google in November 2003
He graduated in 1997 with honors and was an Edmund Evans Memorial Scholar as well as a Weeks Family Foundation Scholar
Christopher Sacca (born May 12, 1975) is a former American venture investor, company advisor and entrepreneur as well as a former lawyer