Scotty Trujillo was suffering from a bad case of hand cramps because he had to copy and paste documents into spreadsheets over fifty times a day at work. That’s why he created a two-button keyboard accessory to make copying and pasting an easier task. Will the sharks offer him a deal on
Shark Tank Copy Keyboard Update
- Entrepreneurs: Scotty Trujillo
- Business: Copy and paste keyboard, USB accessory
- Ask: $40,000 for 25% equity
- Result: No deal
- Sharks: None
Scotty brought his Copy Keyboard product, along with an energetic presentation to
Rather than reaching across the keyboard and holding down several buttons, his device has just two, one for copying and the other for pasting.
Scotty told the sharks that he was planning on using their investment to bring the product cost down from about a landed cost of $9.14 per unit to about $6.50 per unit by ordering at larger volumes. The product sells for $19.99 and supports traditional USB ports on a computer. T
here is also a special LED-integrated version with RGB lights that are sold at a price point of $24.99. Since launching at the end of 2021, Copy Keyboard has only generated $42,209 in gross revenue sales.
Several of the sharks were impressed, but Mark Cuban was not interested in making an investment, so he was the first shark to drop out. Lori Greiner was the next shark to go out, because she wasn’t into tech products.
Daymond John didn’t relate to the product, so he too went out. Kevin O’Leary just wasn’t interested, so he went out as well. Robert Herjavec was the last shark in but he didn’t like the product, so he also went out.
Unfortunately for Scotty, none of the sharks were interested in making the investment, so he was forced to leave without a deal. What happened next for his company? Keep reading our Copy Keyboard update to find out!
We have good news to share in our Copy Keyboard update. Scotty is still operating the company as of January 2023 and continues to sell the USB computer device on the Copy Keyboard website.
Even though he doesn’t have a partner from
When we get another Copy Keyboard update, we will be sure to let you know!
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