Woo Media Launches Group Video Chat Service

Los Angeles-based Woo Media, the firm behind video speed dating site WooMe, said today that it has launched a new, group video communications service called MonsterChat. The firm said the new service allows users to conect in live chats and in group chat rooms, with up to 24 people in a simultaneous chat session. The new chat service shows multiple, live web camera streams in a single window, and allows them to connect with friends and other people with similar interests. WooMe is headed by Stephen Stokols, and venture backed by Atomico, Index Ventures, Mandelbrot Ventures, and Mangrove Capital Partners.