Tuesday 24th October 2017,

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GMA: Filipino American Co-Founder of Flickr

posted by Randall

flickrThe founder of Flickr, the photo sharing site, is a fake, Catherine Fake that is. Ha, ha–bet she’s never heard that one.

GMA reports is not only co-founder of Flickr, she’s chairman and board member at Etsy; investor in Kickstarter; founder of Hunch.com; founder of Findery; and many more start-ups.

“As a child I visited my relatives in Angeles City and Manila. We also went to Baguio to visit. I have a lot of relatives,” she said. Catherine  is also of German descent.

She launched Flickr with her husband Stewart Butterfield. The two are now divorced.

She recalls dealing with racism.

“(It) was mostly ignorance. And while I’d like to say I’d patiently introduce bigots to a larger world view, I mostly just ignored them.”

You can read more about her in  GMA.

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