No. 20

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No. 20

Caterina Fake, 36
Co-founder Hunch
Caterina’s blog

No. of Angel Investments: 6
Companies funded (a sampling): Etsy, Maya’s Mom

Caterina Fake teamed up with another top angel, Chris Dixon, to co-found Hunch, a recommendation tool that uses machine learning to harness its users' knowledge and offer customized answers to their questions. Fake sold Flickr, the photo-sharing site she co-founded, to Yahoo! in 2005 for $35 million. She recently invested in DailyBooth, Small Batch, and 20x200.