FunHouse Attraction Update | Shark Tank Season 1

Millions of people travel to Times Square in New York City every year. That’s why Todd Robbins and David Adamovich want to capitalize on building an entertainment attraction right in the heart of the city. Will the sharks invest in their idea on Shark Tank Season 1? Find out in our FunHouse update!

Shark Tank FunHouse Update

FunHouse update

  • Entrepreneurs: Todd Robbins and David Adamovich
  • Business: Entertainment and amusement attraction in Times Square
  • Ask: $300,000 for 20% equity
  • Result:  No deal
  • Sharks: None

Bringing one of the most memorable pitches to Shark Tank Season 1, to pitch FunHouse, Todd performed a magic trick and David, aka “The Great Throwdini” displayed his art of knife throwing. Daymond John even volunteered to have knives thrown at him and thankfully, David didn’t miss!

All of this was to display a sampling of what their 25,000 square foot venue, FunHouse. Located in the middle of Times Square, it would feature acrobats, jugglers, plate spinners, and more!

Admission into the venue, which would include a cafe, would cost $15 per person. Shockingly, Todd and David estimated that they’d generate $9.4 million in gross revenue during the first year of operation, with operating costs hitting $7.4 million.

The venue itself would cost an estimated $1.5 million to construct.

The sharks didn’t seem to believe the financial estimates especially since they hadn’t explained how they were going to convince customers to show up. Kevin O’Leary had heard enough and dropped out first without making an offer.

Robert Herjavec, Kevin Harrington, and Barbara Corcoran all followed, going out because the investment seemed too risky. Last but not least, Daymond John also went out.

With no offers from the sharks, Todd and David were forced to leave Shark Tank Season 1 without a deal. What happened with their entertainment idea? Keep reading our FunHouse update to find out!

We have bad news to share in our FunHouse update. It turns out that the company is no longer in business and both entrepreneurs have since gone their own ways.

Due to the sizable startup costs, it’s not really that much of a surprise that things never got off the ground, after failing to secure a deal on Shark Tank. This will be our final FunHouse update.

Would you like to learn about the other companies features on Season 1 Episode 7? Follow the links below for our other company updates from the episode.

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