Geoff Cook

  • MeetMe Launches Standalone Dating App Charm, Where Tinder Meets Vine

    MeetMe Launches Standalone Dating App Charm, Where Tinder Meets Vine

    After rebranding from MyYearbook more than a year ago, social network MeetMe is off and running on its next big adventure. It’s a Tinder meets Vine social dating play, and it’s called Charm. MeetMe’s focus has always been on meeting new people that may end up being great friends. With Charm, the company believes it can make a play in the dating space by using videos and… Read More

  • Q&A With Geoff Cook: How We Solved The Chatroulette Porn Problem

    At the end of last year, social networking site myYearbook shifted its focus more towards games and introduced a live video chat feature which could have completely backfired. But instead of turning into the next Chatroulette, the site has managed to keep the unwanted live porn vids to a minimum. While Chatroulette still has an estimated nudity rate of 1 in 50 videos, myYTearbook was able to… Read More

  • Outside the Echo Chamber: Growing A Startup In New Hope, PA

    This guest post is written by Geoff Cook, cofounder and CEO of social networking site myYearbook. It describes the challenges of running a startup from New Hope, PA — a small town whose other notables include Chris Fralic of First Round Capital and members of the indie rock band Ween. Here he offers his perspective on running a venture-backed startup outside of not only the Valley… Read More