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

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / May 12, 2022
catherine cook

Who is Catherine Cook? 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 the site with her brother David Cook in 2005…

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

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / July 3, 2013

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 on the site and showing up to their 7:30 homeroom classes late. Catherine…

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

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 22, 2010

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 really need to make big money doing what you love. 1. Support —…