MeetMe, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MEET), the public market leader in social discovery, has announced that it will present at the third annual TEDx Bay Area Ignite: Celebrating Global Women Entrepreneurs on Saturday, December 1st at LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, California.
Catherine Cook, Co-founder and VP of Brand Strategy of MeetMe, will present "The Essential Truths of Friendship: what friendship means in the digital age, and how it changes as friendship-making, like friendship, migrates online or goes digital." Earlier this week, MeetMe announced member survey statistics that indicated 90% of members have made a new friend on MeetMe, and 37% have made a best friend.
"It's a huge honor to be included in this diverse group of global women entrepreneurs," said Cook. "I'm excited to share my presentation and represent MeetMe at this year's TEDx."
Speakers come from diverse backgrounds in the Bay Area and beyond, spanning half way across the globe. The goal is to highlight a broad spectrum of ideas, thought leadership and business models, addressing a select Silicon Valley audience, while providing an engaging day full of presentations, entertainment and conversation in the renowned TED style.
About MeetMe, Inc.
MeetMe® is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery (NYSE MKT: MEET). MeetMe makes meeting new people fun through social games and apps, monetized by both advertising and virtual currency. With 60% of traffic coming from mobile, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. The company operates MeetMe.com and MeetMe apps on iPhone, iPad, and Android in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TEDx Bay Area events, TEDTalks videos and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connections in a small group setting. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.
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