Dakota Porter and Garret Porter appeared on
Shark Tank Action Glow Update
- Entrepreneurs: Garret Porter and Dakota Porter
- Business: LED Lighting for Sporting Equipment
- Ask: $200,000 for 15% equity
- Result: $200,000 for 30% equity
- Sharks: Robert Herjavec
Surprising to the sharks, Garret and Dakota have been trying to get onto
Current manufacturing costs range from between $15 and $30, while a new version of the product that allows dynamic color LED lights will raise those costs only slightly. The current price tag to the public starts at $49 for the smallest LED system and ranges up to more than $100 for the most advanced versions of the product.
Kevin O’Leary loved the product but believed that even a utility patent would not deter knockoff products from being developed. Lori Greiner and Mark Cuban also dropped out for similar reasons. Robert Herjavec was the only shark that was willing to make an offer. He decided to offer $200,000 for 30% equity, which Garret and Dakota accepted.
Let’s quickly get an Action Glow update, now that Garret and Dakota were able to secure a deal after all these years. While it’s too early to know much, the good news is that many potential customers are likely going to have a favorable opinion of the product.
However, it’s not yet clear whether they will be able to keep up with the overwhelming demand of sales that will come through its website as a result of appearing on
However, with Robert on their team, we are pretty confident that our next Action Glow update will have some glowing news!
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