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Fascinating Entrepreneurs - Natasha Miller EPISODE 20, 1st June 2021
How a Non-Tech Founder Started a FinTech/SaaS Company Ep. 20
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How a Non-Tech Founder Started a FinTech/SaaS Company Ep. 20

Nichole has more than 18 years of experience helping to grow and build businesses. She is the co-founder and CEO of Cheddar Up, a fast-growing platform that helps group organizers save time by making it easier to collect payments and information. Founded in 2014, Cheddar Up serves hundreds of thousands of groups across North America collect tens of millions of dollars. Cheddar Up is the leading group payments platform, helping Girl Scout councils across the United States collect payments as well as thousands of clubs, troops, HOAs, and beyond. Nichole was part of the 500 Startups accelerator in San Francisco and has presented at SXSW Interactive and numerous women entrepreneur panels.

Prior to founding Cheddar Up, Nichole worked in management consulting with a focus on marketing and project management for Accenture and KPMG. Nichole also co-founded and operated a high-end children’s apparel company where she oversaw design and manufacturing and built distribution to 80 stores around the country. Nichole is passionate about women entrepreneurship and active in the Denver startup community. She has served on the Advisory Board for Denver Startup Week and is a Founding Mentor in the Commons on Champa Mentorship program. Nichole grew up in the Midwest and received her business degree from Drake University. She currently resides in Denver, Colorado with her husband and two daughters.

Where to Find Nicole Montoya

Top Tech Tools

  • Slack
  • Monday.com
  • Upwork
  • Zendesk
  • Zoom


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