Little Burros Garden Tray Update | Shark Tank Season 11

Little Burros fixes a common gardening problem. This tray snaps onto the top of your wheelbarrow, providing a surface for your drinks, tools, and more. Father-daughter team Bob and Mollie Thorsen brought their family business to the tank in Season 11 to find funds to expand their product line. Will the sharks latch onto this idea? Take a look at our Shark Tank Little Burros update to find out.

Shark Tank Little Burros Update

Little Burros Update

  • Entrepreneurs: Bob Thorsen and Mollie Thorsen
  • Business: Wheelbarrow tray to hold drinks and tools
  • Ask: $250,000 for 10% equity
  • Result: No deal
  • Shark: None

The Thorsen family invested $1 million of their own money to get this product off the ground. They came to the tank seeking outside help. Every aspect of the Little Burros try is patented with utility and design patents.

Barbara Corcoran was the first to speak up. She said that she was an avid gardener, but she didn’t use a wheelbarrow. She went out because she can’t relate to the product. Mark Cuban went out next because he didn’t have an interest in gardening.

Daymond John knew nothing about the business, so he went out. Kevin O’Leary liked the product and made a swift offer: $250,000 plus a royalty of $7/unit until he made $500,000 and 7% equity.

Before Bob and Mollie can counter, Lori Greiner made an offer. She offered $250,000 as a loan, with a $5/unit royalty until the loan was repaid, plus 3% equity and 6% interest.

Barbara and Mark advised them not to take these greedy deals, and Bob and Mollie took their advice. They walked away without a deal. Find out how the company is doing now in our Shark Tank Little Burros update.

Since appearing on Shark Tank, Little Burros has continued to thrive. Our Little Burros update revealed that they reached the Amazon Best Seller list in 2018. You can now get a tray at TrueValue, Ace Hardware, Sam’s Club, and QVC. You can also purchase the original Little Burro and the Burro Buddy on the Little Burro website. The best we can tell, the company makes around $1 million per year.

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Kimberly is a writer for Shark Tank Recap. She has written episode summaries and updates across multiple seasons of Shark Tank, with a focus on complete and accurate information since 2021. She believes that getting the business aspects of each deal correct is extremely important for viewers and fans. Her favorite Shark Tank products are The Wobbles and Rocketbook!