Here is an excerpt from a wonderful blog post ‘Why Women Rule the Internet’ by Aileen Lee.
“It feels like weâre in a Golden Age of the web, led by consumer internet services and e-commerce. Â Just consider these stats: Facebookâover 600 million users.Â Twitterâ25 billion tweets last year. Tumblrâ1 billion page views a week. Â Zyngaâ100 million users on Cityville in just 6 weeks.Â Weâre witnessing a generation of consumer web companies growing at an unprecedented rate in terms of both user adoption and revenue. But hereâs a little secret thatâs gone unnoticed by most.Â Itâs 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.
- Editorâs note:Â This guest post is written by Aileen Lee, Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Â Aileen focuses on investing in early stage consumer internet ventures and previously Â worked at Gap, Odwalla, The Northface and Morgan Stanley.Â She was also founding CEO of KP-backed RMG Networks.Â Full disclosure: some of the companies mentioned below are KP-backed companies. Â You can read more about Aileen at KPCB.com and follow her on twitter at @aileenlee.