Tag Archive: cloudflare

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    by Angie Chang

    How To Scale Your Company The Right Way: 6 Tips To Avoiding Growing Pains

    When your company growth doubles every week, there’s plenty of room for error. Michelle Zatlyn explains how to survive it.

    By Francesca Fenzi (Staff Writer, Inc.)

    CloudFlare, a service that protects websites from security threats and speeds up online performance, has been growing at lightning-speed since its creation in 2009. The company saw more than 720 million unique IP addresses and an estimated 1.3 billion page views in the last year alone.

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    by Angie Chang

    CloudFlare Co-Founder Michelle Zatlyn Shares Case Study With Tips On How To Grow To Billions Of Users

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    CloudFlare processes 3% of all the Internet traffic, states CloudFlare co-founder Michelle Zatlyn at the Women 2.0 Conference 2013. She presents a case study about going to billions as a startup founder. How did she do this? “No silver bullet” she admits, concluding that it’s a combination of many different things.

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    by Angie Chang

    Meet The Co-Founder Of CloudFlare: Processing Billions Of Page Views Monthly (Women 2.0 Conference: "The Next Billion")

    The upcoming Women 2.0 Conference on February 14 will be focused on “The Next Billion” – consumers, markets and products.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Meet Michelle Zatlyn, co-founder and Head of User Experience at CloudFlare, a startup that currently processes over 20 billion page views monthly. That’s more than Twitter, Amazon and Wikipedia combined. She will be speaking at the Women 2.0 Conference on February 14 in San Francisco about being a non-technical co-founder of a technical company

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    by Angie Chang

    4 Marketing Mistakes Startup Founders Make

    Learn what *not* to do from entrepreneurs in the startup trenches.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    A recently list of Startup Marketing Mistakes held some useful tips and advice for startup marketing, tried-and-true from entrepreneurs in the trenches. They asked sage entrepreneurs – “What is the #1 marketing mistake startups make and why?”

    Here are the top four tips

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    by Angie Chang

    TechCrunch Opinion Post: On Women In Tech

    This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch.

    By Matthew Prince (Co-Founder & CEO, CloudFlare)

    Geeklist must never have learned the first rule of holes: When you’re in one, stop digging. I was all the way on the other side of the world at a conference held at a random amusement park in the German countryside and it still seemed like the Geeklist boys had almost dug their way to me.

    I first got wind of the incident, which appears to have reignited the women in tech debate, from an Australian who was also attending the conference. “Silicon valley hasn’t changed since I left there years ago,” he said over a beer. “Still a bunch of frat boys

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    by Managing Editor

    What Pink Ghetto? Women Start Technology Companies

    By Marian Mangoubi (Founder & CEO, Sassy CEO)

    There’s an image of entrepreneurial women focusing on their startups on beauty, shopping, and fashion (“Pink Ghetto“). However, after a year of studying tech companies founded by women, I can say emphatically that this is a misrepresentation.

    Last year around this time there was a lot of discussion, “where are all the women in tech?” Each time I heard or read this. I noticed there were never statistics provided on the number of tech companies founded by women.

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    by Managing Editor

    Naturally Gifted Female Founders to Watch In Tech

    By Elissa Rose (Assistant Editor, Women 2.0)

    This week at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, there was a panel titled “What if you could create a startup?” The panel was made up of women, one of which was a Partner at the VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. She said, as paraphrased by Forbes, “she thinks that women should work on things they are naturally gifted at, and she believes shopping is one of them.”

    Here at Women 2.0, we believe the best response is to give some notable counter-examples to her assertion. The following are naturally gifted female founders doing what they’re best at and making money doing it — and none are limited to the pink ghetto.

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    by Angie Chang

    CloudFlare Co-Founder Michelle Zatlyn on Raising Series B for Her Infrastructure Startup

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Women 2.0 talks to CloudFlare’s Michelle Zatlyn about co-founding an engineering company. CloudFlare announced raising $20M Series B last week.

    Michelle Zatlyn: Opportunities can happen at anytime, any place. I was at grad school getting my MBA, and my classmate was telling me about what he was doing before business school which involved tracking spammers online. He said one day they’d like to do more with it, and I said let’s solve that bigger problem now —- and we started to do it.

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    by Managing Editor

    CloudFlare’s Michelle Zatlyn on the Hard-Won Truths of Entrepreneurship; Introducing New Partner FounderLY

    By Emily Goligoski (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)

    “You should all become entrepreneurs, but not because it’s easy.”

    When Women 2.0 heard Michelle Zatlyn’s advice based on her experience co-founding website protection service CloudFlare, we were excited to share her straightforward words.

    Zatlyn emphasizes the importance of creating a service that actually solves a problem and surrounding yourself with people who will support you even if your undertaking isn’t an immediate success.

    The conversation was recorded and shared by FounderLY (Founder Like You), a new Women 2.0 partner that aims to capture and crowdsource videos of technologists as they launch organizations. Visitors to the In Conversation channel and FounderLY will see more questions and answers with female founders in upcoming weeks, and please send your thoughts on other entrepreneurs you’d like to see included.