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No License Needed for Venture Capital: Interview with MeetMe Co-Founder Catherine Cook

No License Needed for Venture Capital: Interview with MeetMe Co-Founder Catherine Cook

| July 3, 2013 | 6 Comments

In 2005, Catherine and Dave Cook were 15 and 16 respectively when they came up with the concept for myYearbook.  With a $250,000 investment from their older brother Geoff, they worked with overseas developers to launch myYearbook.com.  They went from being normal high school students, to staying up until 3 AM in the morning working […]

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32 Million Users and Growing – Catherine Cook founder of myYearbook.com

32 Million Users and Growing – Catherine Cook founder of myYearbook.com

| May 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

Catherine Cook is the founder of myYearbook.com which is one of the top 25 most visited sites in the United States. The idea came while she was browsing her high school yearbook to find that many of the pictures were just not that good and she thought she could do it better. She then launched […]

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The 6 Essential Things You Can’t Learn in Business School

The 6 Essential Things You Can’t Learn in Business School

| September 22, 2010 | 13 Comments

Success as an entrepreneur isn’t about rules, textbooks, or MBA’s. We know because many of the world’s most groundbreaking, successful businesspeople don’t even have a high school diploma. Of course, that’s because they’re still in high school. We interviewed 25 crazy-successful entrepreneurial kids — ages 12 to 23 — and they revealed the six traits that you […]

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