Mural Painter works on billboards, building murals, and other paintings for businesses. Their agency model includes a great relationship between artists and companies, and they strive to get results. Emily Strauss brought Mural Painter to the tank for help with expansion during Season 11. We’ll find out how the sharks felt about the company in our
Shark Tank Mural Painter Update
- Entrepreneur: Emily Strauss
- Business: Hand-painted signs and promo agency
- Ask: $300,000 for 15% equity
- Result: $100,000 cash and a$200,000 line of credit for 15% equity
- Shark: Barbara Corcoran
Mural Painter started as a word-of-mouth business. Founder Emily Strauss contracted Lyme Disease shortly after, which made it a struggle to continue the company. Now, Mural Painter is a fully realized artist agency that connects mural painters with companies that need paintings and advertising.
Emily wanted to expand her business to more cities and create a better dispatching system to match companies with artists. During the year of filming, Mural Painter projected about $800,000 in sales.
Mark Cuban was the first to go out because he didn’t see how it would scale. Daymond John thought there would be a high turnover rate because of the artists, so he went out too.
Kevin O’Leary offered $300,000 for 35% equity. As a result, Lori dropped out because it wasn’t right for her. At the same time, Barbara Corcoran offered $100,000 as cash and $200,000 as a line of credit for 15% equity. Barbara also offered some great advice about how she could thrive.
Ultimately, Emily chose to accept Barbara’s deal. Where is she now? Find out in our
Good news: Mural Painter is thriving! While doing research for our Mural Painter update, we found that they have painted ads for Netflix, Spotify, Google, Adidas, Sony, and even Taco Bell! They also have new agencies in Florida as well as New York and Los Angeles. Things are really looking up for them! You can find Mural Painter’s services on their website.
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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!