After Brutal ‘Shark Tank’ Rejection, Tech CEO Reinvents Her Dating Company

After Brutal ‘Shark Tank’ Rejection, Tech CEO Reinvents Her Dating Company

‘They all told us to get perish in a opening and I also did the exact opposite’

Ms. Cheek. (Picture: Katya Nicholas)

The last time we chatted to Lori Cheek, she along with her dating app—then called Cheek’d—had simply been coldly refused on national tv by Kevin O’Leary, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Robert Herjavec and Lori Greiner. Now, nearly a year that is full her admittedly cringeworthy Shark Tank episode aired, this new York-based CEO has totally reinvented her company, and it is willing to share it once again because of the globe.

“They all told me personally to get perish in a gap,” Ms. Cheek told the Observer, in mention of the the Sharks, “and we did the exact opposite.”

Okay—the terms “die in a gap” didn’t exactly escape some of the Sharks’ lips, but there’s no denying they had difficulties with Ms. Cheek’s product that is original. The way in which it worked, users could pass flirty ice-breaker cards to cute strangers they spotted into the world that is real then, those strangers could log onto Cheek’d and find out the dating profile of the dating an asian individual who’d simply handed them a card.

The Sharks had some biting, though perhaps reasonable criticisms—namely, that in the event that you could muster within the courage to pass through some body a Cheek’d card, couldn’t you simply provide them with your telephone number? Continue reading “After Brutal ‘Shark Tank’ Rejection, Tech CEO Reinvents Her Dating Company”