Lori Cheek: The digital dating disruptor

Joined on the show today by Lori Cheek: Architect turned Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of Cheekd, a hyper-speed mobile dating app that makes missed connections obsolete. Lori, a Shark Tank Veteran, was recently listed as “The Digital Dating Disruptor” and “One of the Top 10 CEOs to Watch.”

Find Cheekd in the app store here!

Discussion guide from my conversation with Lori Cheek:

Lori Cheek1. Ignore the naysayers.

2. “NEVER miss a connection.”

3. Hyper-local engagement.

4. Real-time veres virtual time.

5. How is Lori building a user base.

6. We talk technology and her development team.

7. Lessons learned from her appearance on Shark Tank.

8. Advice on how to successfully bootstrap a startup.

9. How Lori deals with customer feedback.

10. Advice for new and current startup founders.

11. Taking the leap a faith, and how to deal with that fear.

More about Cheekd, from their website:

Cheekd reimagines online dating with a new app that makes missed connections obsolete. Cheekd uses a cross-platform low energy Bluetooth technology, which fosters hyper local engagement. The app connects people in real time, versus virtual time. Connections begin in person; Cheekd helps you take the next step and continue the conversation online.

Cheekd ensures you ‘Never Miss a Connection’; thanks to this new Bluetooth technology, the app works on the train; on a plane…anywhere—You’ll get a notification if someone who meets your criteria is within 30 feet of you. If you’re near a potential spark, Cheekd makes sure you know about it.

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Founder and Editor-In-Chief of intrepid.MEDIA, Todd Schnick is a media + business strategist and talk show host + producer. He is a former marketing strategist, national political operative, and lobbyist. Todd has published five books, writes a business + lifestyle column, is a distance runner, and lives in Chicago with his wife Stephanie + family.
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Founder and Editor-In-Chief of intrepid.MEDIA, Todd Schnick is a media + business strategist and talk show host + producer. He is a former marketing strategist, national political operative, and lobbyist. Todd has published five books, writes a business + lifestyle column, is a distance runner, and lives in Chicago with his wife Stephanie + family.

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