According to its developer, Shapr is a personalized, mindful way of networking. Based on your interests and experience, it provides a daily dose of inspiring, like-minded people to meet nearby in your area. Whether you’re seeking friends or employees, each swipe is a new opportunity and a new discovery.
You can download Shapr for free on the app store. When you open the app first time you get greeted with a “Get Started” screen and you can sign in with your email or Linkedin account. You will also need your name and a password. It’s a very simple process to sign up.
Once you signed up you will need to enter your job title and what company do you work for, set a profile picture and pick a few interest. Obviously, these details are crucial in order for the app to connect you with the right people. We picked a few interest related to our field as seen in the screenshot.
You will also need to give Shapr your location. Again, this is crucial for the app to connect you with the right people.
Once you are in, you get prompted with a profile of Mandy, Chief Networking Enthusiast at Shapr which seems to be 5 km away from us and has 2 of our interests featured on her profile. This seems to be a demo account to show you how things work.
As soon as you click “Meet” you get prompted with “Send Mandy a message” so we did.
So let the swiping begin. It’s very simple, swipe left to Pass, swipe right to Meet.
If the same people you swiped right, swipe you right you get prompted with the send message screen and you can set up a meeting. It’s very simple to use and if you can’t be bothered to go out and meet people for business networking Shapr can save you. To see the full list of features visit the official website. Do download Shapr click here.
Useful app for business networking. You can personalize your profile, discover new people with the same interests as you. Clean design and easy to use.
The only thing that sets this app down a bit is that it’s not fully original. It takes quite a few features from Tinder.