Caterina Fake

Caterina Fake is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman.wikipedia
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Flickr

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She co-founded the websites Flickr in 2004 and Hunch in 2011.
Flickr was launched on February 10, 2004 by Ludicorp, a Vancouver-based company founded by Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake.

Hunch (website)

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She co-founded the websites Flickr in 2004 and Hunch in 2011. In 2009, she co-founded the website Hunch with entrepreneur Chris Dixon, which was acquired by eBay for $80 million in November 2011.
Hunch was co-founded by Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake and Chris Dixon with an 11-person team of MIT graduates.

Ludicorp

This experience, along with others in blogging and online communities, led her to co-found Ludicorp in Vancouver with Stewart Butterfield and Jason Classon in summer 2002.
It was founded in 2002 by Stewart Butterfield, Caterina Fake and Jason Classon and was bought by Yahoo! on March 20, 2005.

Vassar College

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She graduated from Vassar College in 1991 with a degree in English, after transferring from Smith College in 1989.
Notable Vassar alumni include: notable feminist and Classics scholar Elizabeth Hazleton Haight (1894), their first graduate of African ancestry Anita Florence Hemmings (1897), notable education and prison reform advocate Julia Tutwiler, the first female Electrical Engineer Edith Clarke (1908), founder of the United Service Organizations (USO) Mary Ingraham (1908), artist Ruth Starr Rose (1910), poet Edna St. Vincent Millay (1917), computer pioneer Grace Hopper (1928), critic and novelist Mary McCarthy (1933), poet Elizabeth Bishop (1934), writer and journalist Frances Scott Fitzgerald (1942), physician Beatrix Hamburg (1944), astrophysicist Vera Rubin (1948), Art Historian Linda Nochlin (1951), member of FORTRAN development team Lois Haibt (1955), politician and activist Frances Farenthold, Zagat Survey co-founder Nina Zagat (1963), physician and National Institutes of Health director Bernadine P. Healy (1965), feminist and abortion rights activist Lucinda Cisler(1965), Nickelodeon President and Oxygen Media founder and CEO Geraldine Laybourne (1969), author and prosecutor Linda Fairstein (1969), Emmy award-winning executive producer of Masterpiece on PBS Rebecca Eaton (1969), three-time Academy Award winner actress Meryl Streep (1971), Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer Jane Smiley (1971), author and journalist Michael Wolff (1975), Neuroscientist and Director of Johns Hopkins Medicine Brain Science Institute Richard L. Huganir (1975), CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Chip Reid (1977), former World Bank CFO and Undersecretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance Jeffrey Goldstein (1977), The New Yorker magazine science writer Michael Specter (1977), Cooper Union President Jamshed Bharucha (1978), MSNBC President Phil Griffin (1979), astrophysicist and MacArthur Award Fellow John Carlstrom (1981), President of Lawrence University of Wisconsin Mark Burstein (1984), actress Lisa Kudrow (1985), actress Hope Davis (1986), journalist Evan Wright (1988), ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl (1990), physician and MacArthur Award Fellow Jeffrey Brenner (1990), writer-director Noah Baumbach (1991), film and television producer Jason Blum (1991), Flickr founder Caterina Fake (1991), Shine Limited CEO and Chairman Elisabeth Murdoch (1992), author Jon Fisher (1994), novelist Katherine Center (1994), novelist Joe Hill (1995), Emmy Award-winning comedy writer-producer Jessi Klein (1997), writer Jesse Ball (2000), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Berzon (2001), musician and songwriter Victoria Legrand (2003), screenwriter and director Jonás Cuarón (2005), winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 Sasha Velour (2009), Tony Award-nominated actress Lilli Cooper (2012), Tony Award-nominated actor Ethan Slater (2014), and runner-up of Big Brother 18 (UK) Raph Korine (2017).

Stewart Butterfield

This experience, along with others in blogging and online communities, led her to co-found Ludicorp in Vancouver with Stewart Butterfield and Jason Classon in summer 2002.
In the summer of 2002, he co-founded Ludicorp in Vancouver with Caterina Fake and Jason Classon.

Entrepreneurship

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Caterina Fake is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman.

Businessperson

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Caterina Fake is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman.

Etsy

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Fake has been a trustee of multiple nonprofit organizations, and was the chairwoman of Etsy.

Time 100

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For her role in creating Flickr, Fake was listed in Time magazine's Time 100, and she has been recognized within Silicon Valley for her work as an angel investor.

Silicon Valley

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For her role in creating Flickr, Fake was listed in Time magazine's Time 100, and she has been recognized within Silicon Valley for her work as an angel investor.

Angel investor

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For her role in creating Flickr, Fake was listed in Time magazine's Time 100, and she has been recognized within Silicon Valley for her work as an angel investor.

New Jersey

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Fake was raised in northern New Jersey by her American father and her Filipina mother.

Filipinos

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Fake was raised in northern New Jersey by her American father and her Filipina mother.

Smith College

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She graduated from Vassar College in 1991 with a degree in English, after transferring from Smith College in 1989.

Intranet

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Vassar College had an intranet that the students could connect to from their dorm rooms, which Fake credits as being largely responsible for her eventually finding web design.

Dive center

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After working various jobs, including as a painter's assistant, an investment banker, and at a dive shop (which Fake called her "post-college what-do-I-want-to-do period"), she was delayed in San Francisco while visiting her sister.

CD-ROM

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Fake taught herself about the Internet and began creating websites and CD-ROMs.

Netscape

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In 1997, she took a job managing the community forums of Netscape.

Vancouver

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This experience, along with others in blogging and online communities, led her to co-found Ludicorp in Vancouver with Stewart Butterfield and Jason Classon in summer 2002.

Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

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The company developed a massively multiplayer online role-playing game called Game Neverending.

Yahoo!

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Flickr was acquired by Yahoo! in 2005 for around US$30 million.

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Flickr was acquired by Yahoo! in 2005 for around US$30 million.

Web 2.0

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It became part of the "Web 2.0" sites, integrating features such as social networking, community open APIs, tagging, and algorithms that surfaced the most popular content.

Salon (website)

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Fake previously worked as the art director for Salon, a news and opinion website started in 1995.

Chris Dixon

In 2009, she co-founded the website Hunch with entrepreneur Chris Dixon, which was acquired by eBay for $80 million in November 2011.