Go Behind the Scenes at Cheek'd, a Dating Site That Made a 'Shark Tank' Pitch
Lori Cheek, founder of dating site Cheek'd, tells the startup's story--and why you just might find a business card in your underwear.
To build her online/offline dating company on a tight budget, Lori Cheek had to get creative.
Lori Cheek has found that, as a woman, she stands out at tech events--but at least the bathroom line is always short.
If you're constantly checking your email, you may miss great opportunities that are right in front of you.
The idea for Cheek'd originated with an offer for dinner.
While most dating sites start from technology and move to real life, Lori Cheek believes in the opposite.
From websites to printed materials, it's important to consistently use the right look for your business.
When it comes to your website, you need to regularly check that everything is working properly.
Lori Cheek learned the hard way that it's not possible to start a business alone or with the wrong people.
There are pros and cons when your personality is a central part of your business's brand.
Lori Cheek never stops working, not even in the middle of a push-up session.
Because she isn't a coder, Lori Cheek can't always fix web issues at the pace she would like.
With a tight schedule for an iPhone app launch, timing is a major stress for Lori Cheek.
As an entrepreneur, you have to learn to stay calm and focused on the roller coaster of running a business.
Lori Cheek had no idea what she was doing when she started her business, but she's used her mistakes to learn and grow the company.
To bootstrap Cheek'd, Lori Cheek rented out her apartment and lived out of a suitcase.
Running a business that helps people find love is what keeps Lori Cheek excited every day.