It’s different because it’s not about scraping data or selling ads; it’s about authentic connection between people, founder says.
TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Marc Kaplan, founder of ChekMarc, a social media platform, about why he created the app and why it’s different from other platforms. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.
Karen Roby: We’re going to expand on your online global platform called ChekMarc. This is a place that people can go when they need help. When they’re looking to connect with someone that may be able to help them with really just about anything. I’m going to let you expand on that here in just a second, but just tell us what’s involved here. If you had to give a 30-second overview of what ChekMarc is, how do you describe it?
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Marc Kaplan: I think you did a nice job of it Karen. ChekMarc really, it’s a global platform. It’s in 35 languages. The purpose of it is to build a global community that facilitates connections between people who are looking to achieve something in life that’s impactful for them and people who are looking to provide help to them to achieve those things. And as you said, it’s really on anything that’s important to you. We don’t define what it is. It could be career, it could be fitness, it could…