Palihapitya is staffing up startups in Social+Capital's portfolio, and lots of the people he's hiring are, like him, former Facebook employees.
Here's an abbreviated list of former Facebookers and the startups they've joined:
- Joel Seligstein – MAD Apparel
- Bob Trahan - Phacility
- Evan Priestley - Phacility
- Chad Little - Phacility
- Eston Bond - Tiller
- Sameer Moidu - Tiller
In this video, Palihapitiya explains why all those people are quitting Facebook to join him.
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