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A Woman’s Place is in the House, the Senate and on the Internet!

Here is an excerpt from a wonderful blog post ‘Why Women Rule the Internet’ by Aileen Lee.

“It feels like we’re in a Golden Age of the web, led by consumer internet services and e-commerce.  Just consider these stats: Facebook—over 600 million users.  Twitter—25 billion tweets last year. Tumblr—1 billion page views a week.  Zynga—100 million users on Cityville in just 6 weeks.  We’re witnessing a generation of consumer web companies growing at an unprecedented rate in terms of both user adoption and revenue. But here’s a little secret that’s gone unnoticed by most.  It’s women.”

Please go to this link to continue reading her post. There are extraordinary statistics and very insightful comments about ‘why women rule the Internet’. Here is some additional information about author, Aileen Lee, from whose post the excerpt was taken.

Why Women Rule the Internet
Editor’s note:  This guest post is written by Aileen Lee, Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.  Aileen focuses on investing in early stage consumer internet ventures and previously  worked at Gap, Odwalla, The Northface and Morgan Stanley.  She was also founding CEO of KP-backed RMG Networks.  Full disclosure: some of the companies mentioned below are KP-backed companies.  You can read more about Aileen at KPCB.com and follow her on twitter at @aileenlee.

Sincerely,
Alison Gilbert, Marketing Bytes Maven,
Connecting B2B and B2C locally and globally Inbound Boomer, Mascot for Marketing Bytes, teaching baby boomers Inbound Marketing


 

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