Sabet writes that In this role, Biz will help us think through and evaluate new investment opportunities. Additionally he will provide us with valuable insight about our current portfolio companies as well. Sabet actually led Spark’s investment in Twitter and serves on the company’s board.
We heard last week, Stone is also taking a step back from Twitter to re-team with Ev Williams and Jason Goldman (both of whom recently left their full-time duties at Twitter) to re-start The Obvious Corporation. The new venture plans to develop new projects and work on solving big problems aligned along a simple mission statement: The Obvious Corporation develops systems that help people work together to improve the world.
Check out our Sarah Lacy’s in-depth conversation with Sabet earlier this year here.
Biz Stone is co-founder of Twitter, a real-time, one-to-many network that is changing the way people communicate around the world. Previously, Biz helped build other popular social media services Xanga, Blogger, and Odeo. After launching the journalling service Xanga in 2000, Biz went on to publish two books about the origins and social significance of blogging. In 2003, Google invited Biz to join a recently acquired Blogger.com team at its Silicon Valley headquarters in a full-time, senior role. Biz helped...