Tim Draper is undaunted in his fixation with fixing California, even after his failed 2014 quest to carve California into six separate states.
"I am open to the idea that maybe there's even something better," said Draper.
Now, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist and tinkerer is going at things a different way, launching a website for government innovators to lay out their own ideas and entice a wealthy donor (or donors) to bankroll them.
"We want to create real venture governance," said Draper in an interview at KQED News' Sacramento bureau on Tuesday.
Draper is unveiling his "Fix California Challenge" this week, an effort to essentially match good ideas with the money to make them reality. And he's well aware of what that could cost; last year, Draper spent $4.9 million of his own money to try and put his "Six Californias" idea on the ballot -- a proposal to carve the Golden State into six separate states, one that attracted a lot of national attention in the process.