Basketball is the fastest growing sport in the world, but it is still difficult to find a
court, organize a game, or find other players to play with. Introducing Check-Up, a social
network that provides a platform for basketball lovers to find courts, organize events, and
connect with other players. Discuss and share basketball anytime, anywhere.
Mr. Williams is the co-founder of LocShark and currently serves as the company’s CEO. After setting multiple school and state shooting records in Illinois and pursuing a collegiate basketball career at the University of Texas at Arlington, Mr. Williams has spent the past seven years as a serial entrepreneur. Mr. William’s most successful product prior to launching LocShark was the creation of the bestselling basketball networking mobile app called Check-Up. This application connects basketball players with other local players to find open courts, events, and games either for pick up or league play. Mr. Williams’ entrepreneurial success with Check-up and his skills at growing a technology business will be beneficial for LocShark as it launches into the market.
Arie is currently working as a Product Designer for Digital Creative Agency in Downtown Chicago. Graduated from Barry University with a Computer Science Degree, Arie was a 4-year standout athlete for the Men’s Division II Basketball team. He also is the most winningest player in school history. Mr. Williams has played basketball at all levels, but has always had a passion for business and technology. From starting a sports-highlight service in grade school, to creating and designing websites and applications in high school. By the time Arie graduated college, his passion for both sports and tech led him to create, Check-up!