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Co-Founder, Flickr & Former Chairman, Etsy

Caterina Fake: Biography at a Glance

  • Caterina Fake is the co-founder of Flickr, former Chairman of Etsy and former Founder Partner at Founder Collective
  • Caterina hosts the #1 tech podcast "Should This Exist?" - which addresses how technology impacts humanity
  • She is an investor at Yes VC, a venture capital fund that invests in scalable social systems, brands that embody cultural movements, and founders who recognize the opportunity in the rising power of women
  • Caterina sits on the boards of Public Goods, the Sundance Institute and McSweeneys
  • Time Magazine named her one of the Most Influential People in the world, and she was given the Silicon Valley Visionaries award in 2018
  • Her work addresses the cultural impact of new technologies, human interactions online, design, good governance, innovation and creativity–and how we can all make the internet a kinder, more human place
Co-Founder, Flickr & Former Chairman, Etsy

Caterina Fake is an investor at Yes VC, a pre-seed and seed stage venture capital fund, and is the host of the #1 Tech Podcast Should This Exist? addressing the question of our times: how is technology impacting our humanity? Previously, she worked at Founder Collective as a Founder Partner, served as Chairman of Etsy and was the co-founder of Flickr. Yes VC invests in scalable social systems, brands that embody cultural movements, and founders who recognize the opportunity in the rising power and affluence of women. Caterina sits on the boards of Public Goods, the Sundance Institute and McSweeneys.

Caterina is an early creator of online communities and a long time advocate of the responsibility of entrepreneurs for the outcomes of their technologies. In her work she addresses the cultural impact of new technologies, human interactions online, design, good governance, innovation and creativity–and how we can all make the internet a kinder, more human place.

Ms. Fake has received Honorary Doctorates from the Rhode Island School of Design and The New School. Time Magazine named her one of the Most Influential People in the world, and she was given the Silicon Valley Visionaries award in 2018.

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