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Caterina Fake on turning down VC roles a decade ago: ‘I just kind of didn’t fit in’

Ten years ago, not long after Yahoo had acquired Flickr, its co-founder, Caterina Fake, bounded up and down Sand Hill Road taking meetings with venture firms that were interested in hiring her. She kn

Founders Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström make it official with a new venture fund, Yes VC

Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström have much in common beyond the home and family they share. Each has started (and sold) companies. Each has angel invested. But both were beginning to see more opport

Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups

“I’ve probably revised this investor pitch deck 200 times,” a founder told me recently. She’d met with more than 50 potential investors before closing a seed round last month. This might sound

Pinwheel Changes Name To Findery Following Injunction

Location-based note-sharing app <a target="_blank" href="http://backsoon.2bkco.com/">Pinwheel</a> has changed its name to Findery, after the U.S. District Court of New York <a href="https://beta.techc

Index Ventures Buys Into Etsy, Triples Valuation To Nearly $300 Million

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/etsy-logo.png"> Crafty commerce site <a href="http://www.etsy.com/">Etsy</a> just raised another $20 million in its fifth venture roun

Big Change At Hunch; Caterina Fake Predicts "Traffic Will Plummet," But Quality Will Rise

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/caterinafakewired.jpg"> Decision site <a href="http://hunch.com/">Hunch</a> is making a big change today which co-founder Caterina Fake predi

YC-Funded DailyBooth Raises $1 Million From Sequoia, Kevin Rose, Ron Conway Et Al.

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/dailybooth-logo.png" width="140" height="150" />When we first <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/08/18/140-characters-thats-a

Caterina Fake's Hunch: "Yahoo Answers Is Not The Answer."

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/caterina-fake-215x143.jpg" width="215" height="143" /> In search, nobody wants to go up against Google. Even Microsoft is trying to position

Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake Joins New Startup, Hunch

Caterina Fake, who co-founded Flickr along with her husband Stewart Butterfield in 2004, has announced her plans to join a fledgling new startup called Hunch. Flickr is one of the web’s most pop