Are you Sweet On Startups?


Join Ms.Tech, February 21st from 5:30-8PM at Groupon headquarters!

We’ll be getting the love lowdown from Cheek’d Ms. Lori Cheek, Lovendar Ms. Ellona Ferson, and ProjectFixup Ms. Sarah Press!These startup founders will share their startup ^LOVE story, startup strategies and tactics.



Architect turned entrepreneur/ tech startup Founder, Lori Cheek, is turning the onlinedating world upside down with her new venture, Cheek’d– a savvy online social circuit which draws on the age-old custom of networking with business cards. The company designs personal cards with clever catch phrases and unique ID numbers which direct card receivers to an online profile to learn more about the card giver. It’s like online dating, only backwards. At, couples can manage the story of their love and stay organized with shared wish lists, date ideas while keeping their relationships more private and secure than in common social networking sites.

sarah-press-projectfixup-mstech-sweetonstartups Sarah Press is the co-founder and CEO of Project Fixup, a digital matchmaker that sets people up on fun one-on-one dates at the best bars and restaurants in Chicago. She launched Project Fixup to make meeting someone new less of a hassle for busy professionals who don’t have the time to spend night after night approaching people at bars bars or messaging back and forth through online dating. Project requires no messaging or searching. Instead, the site handles all the details, from finding a like-minded person to selecting a great bar and a convenient time, so their members can focus on meeting someone new and seeing if there’s a spark.


Ellona Ferson is the founder and CEO of realized that juggling work, kids and a long-term relationship became increasingly challenging over time. Communication and quality time becomes very important for maintaining a healthy relationship. Lovendar app allows you to easily communicate your needs, desires, and long term plans to your partner via creating customized shared lists.

Cocktail hours are 5:30-6:30pm, and sweet startup founder intro’s begin promptly at 6:45.  Groupon’s  headquarters: 600 West Chicago. 4th floor in an atrium.
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Place: Groupon
Attendees: Ms.Tech Members & Guest
5:30 PM Check-in & Network
6:45 PM Welcome, Introductions & Startup Stories
8:00 PM Thank You & Close

Thanks to our sponsor, Groupon for inviting us to their headquarters to host this event, and providing refreshments & snacks!
P.S. Sweet swag for lucky attendees, thanks again to our sponsor and startups.
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