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Innovators with Dr. K: Chexology

The entrepreneur behind start-up Chexology has seen his business grow from humble beginnings in a Broad Ripple basement to an appearance on Shark Tank to where it is today: a multi-million-dollar global company. Chexology Founder and CEO Derek Pacqué shares what’s fueling growth with Dr. K.

In 2012, Derek debuted his coat check system (formally known as CoatChex) during ABC's Shark Tank. During the nationally televised show, Derek came head-to-head with Mark Cuban as the two negotiated over shares in the company. Derek and his business partner would eventually turn down Mr. Cuban's gracious offer. However, the exposure the company received from the show was immeasurable, launching the platform into markets worldwide.

Each year thousands of Shark Tank fans flock to our website to say "Hello!" and share their stories about using Chexology while out on their adventures.

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