NEW HOPE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Meet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET), a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, is excited to announce that Geoff Cook has been invited to speak at Princeton University’s Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education and to keynote HackPrinceton, a weekend-long hack-a-thon event.
Cook will talk about his journey through entrepreneurship to becoming a public tech company CEO on April 18, 2018, at 4:30 pm. Cook’s presentation titled Growing a Startup and Going Public from New Hope PA is part of the Keller Center’s Creative Minds and Leadership lecture series and is free and open to the public.
“I founded my first company from my Harvard dorm room and co-founded MeetMe not long after my exit from that company,” said Geoff Cook, CEO of The Meet Group. “I look forward to sharing my insights for how I built two multi-million dollar businesses with the Princeton community and the future generation of entrepreneurs.”
Cook will also participate in the University event, HackPrinceton, which welcomes 600 developers and designers from across the country to create incredible software and hardware projects. Cook will keynote the festivities and join as a judge to help determine the winners of the 36-hour competition from March 30, 2018, to April 1, 2018.
On March 23, 2018, Co-founder and VP of Brand Strategy, Catherine Cook Connelly, is scheduled to keynote the D.C. Women in Technology Summit (WITS) at The Washington Post.
The Women in Tech Summit inspires, educates and connects women in the technology industry. Catherine will speak on the topic Growing up StartUP – What being a teen startup founder taught me about myself and business.
All profits generated from each WITS event support the non-profit TechGirlz.org and its ongoing mission to inspire middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers.
About The Meet Group
The Meet Group (NASDAQ: MEET) is a portfolio of mobile social entertainment apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. We leverage a powerful live-streaming video platform, empowering our global community to forge meaningful connections. Our primary apps, MeetMe®, LOVOO®, Skout®, and Tagged®, keep 4.3 million mobile daily active users entertained and engaged and originate untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. Our apps, available on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages, use innovative products and sophisticated data science to let our users stream live video, send gifts, chat, and share photos. The Meet Group has a diversified revenue mix consisting of in-app purchases, subscription, and advertising, and we have offices in New Hope, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dresden, and Berlin. For more information, visit themeetgroup.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.