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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

The Age Of Relevance

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/information-discovery-matrix.png" />What’s the Next Big Thing after social networking? This has been a favorite topic of much speculation a

Startup Sherpa: Chris Dixon And Stickybits CEO Billy Chasen Talk About Pivoting (Part I)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/dixon-sherpa.jpg" /> Welcome to <em>Startup Sherpa</em>, a new show we are piloting on TechCrunch TV. Rather than have one of us at TechCr

Don't Know What Gifts To Get Your Hipster Friends? Make Them Take The Etsy Taste Test

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/etsy-taste.jpg"> Gift giving can be so <em>hard</em>, especially if you have a bunch of hipster friends who turn their noses at anything even

The Hunch Gift-O-Matic Churns Out Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Twitter Pals

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/arrington-hunch-gifts.jpg"> Right about now, a lot of us are scratching our heads about what to give people for the holidays. Well, if the p

Ask A VC: Chris Dixon Solves Your Problems [TCTV]

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-229673" title="Chris_Dixon" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/chris_dixon1.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="223" />Well, I guess all

Hunch Exports Taste Graph Via API, Business Model Emerges

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/hunchgifts.jpg' class="border" alt='' /> Recommendation engine <a href="http://www.hunch.com">Hunch</a> is rolling out partnerships with seve

You Are So Predictomatic: Play The Hunch Facebook Predictor Game

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/fbhunchpredictor.jpg' class="border" alt='' /> Recommendation engine <a href="http://www.hunch.com">Hunch</a> usually asks you a few question

Hunch Tries Local Recommendations

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/hunchlocal.jpg"> Recommendation site <a href="http://hunch.com/">Hunch</a> has been going through a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010

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

Dogster And Catster Go To The Groomer, Come Out With Freshly Curated Fur

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-188694" title="1" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/13.png" alt="" />When it comes to social sites on the Internet, <a href="http://www.dogs

Venture Funding Doubled To $12.8 Billion In First Quarter

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/q1fundingvalue.png" class="border" alt='' /> Venture capital is flowing once again to startups at a steady pace. During the first quarter of

Just a Hunch: TechCrunch's Twitter Followers Are Entrepreneurial, Gadget-Loving Optimists

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/hunch-logo.png" class="shot2"> The problem with having more than a million followers on Twitter, or even more than 1,000, is that you don't r

A Conversation With Hunch Cofounder Caterina Fake

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/caterinafake.jpg' class="shot2" alt="" />New York based <a href="http://www.hunch.com">Hunch</a> is on a bit of a roll. Users have now answere

Hunch's Twitter Predictor Game Is Awesomely Accurate

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/aa2.png" alt="" title="aa" width="357" height="195" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-166676" />When I first <a href="http://blog.hunch.com/

Hunch Takes $12 Million From Khosla Ventures, Adds Former Facebook CFO To Board Of Directors

<a href="http://www.hunch.com"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/23134v1-max-250x250.png"></a>Recommendation engine <a href="http://www.hunch.com">Hunch</a> confirms tha

After A Few Fits And Starts, Hunch Begins To Sprint In The Right Direction

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/Hunchchart-214x120.jpg" width="214" height="120" /> Sometimes it takes a while for a site to find its legs. <a href="http://hunch.com/">Hunc

Hunch Gets A New Board Member: Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/19860v1-max-250x250-164x200.png" width="164" height="200" /> Wikipedia founder<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/jimmy-wales"> Jimmy W

Aardvark Finally Puts Its Social Q&A On The Web (This Is Much Better Than Its IM Interface)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/Vark-home-215x145.jpg" width="215" height="145" /> When you want an answer to a question, you want it now, which is why the social Q&A se
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