Friend Indeed

Malibu’s Melissa Shaffer (right) with business partner Corinne Romero

Malibu woman Melissa Shaffer recently celebrated the much-anticipated launch of Chaperone, an app designed to keep women (and men) safe by providing a “digital chaperone” to anyone with a smart phone. Shaffer partnered with contacts in the tech industry to design and create the app, which uses GPS to keep track of users and notify contacts and authorities if the user may be in danger.