NoPhone Device Solution Update | Shark Tank Season 7

Are you addicted to your phone? If you find yourself constantly reaching for your phone, or if you have a friend who can’t unglue themselves from their device, Van Gould and Chris Sheldon have a fun proposal for you. Will the sharks find this product entertaining on Shark Tank Season 7? Find out in our NoPhone update.

Shark Tank NoPhone Update

NoPhone Update

  • Entrepreneurs: Van Gould and Chris Sheldon
  • Business: Fake phone that helps with device addiction
  • Ask: $25,000 for 15% equity
  • Result: No deal
  • Shark: None

Van and Chris entered Shark Tank Season 7 on their phones, highlighting the constant presence that phones have in our lives. They used shots of the sharks on their phones to make it even more apparent that we all spend a huge amount of time on our phones. That’s why they created NoPhone.

The guys showed off their NoPhone, a fake phone designed to help with the impulse to reach for one’s phone at all times. Sold for $12 in its basic model and $18 with the mirror upgrade.

The NoPhone achieved popularity on Kickstarter and sold over 3,100 units. With $2.95 in production costs, this novelty gift brought Van and Chris some attention.

Despite the entertaining pitch and the mischievous design, the sharks were ultimately not impressed with the product. Van and Chris told Daymond John that they did have a patent for the NoPhone. Mark Cuban was immediately put off by this statement and went out.

Lori Greiner followed, and Robert Herjavec went out next. Robert did state that the NoPhone was a cunning product, but did not believe it would sell many more units. Daymond went out after that, quickly followed by Kevin O’Leary.

Van and Chris had to leave the Shark Tank with no deal. Do you want to know what happened to them after that? Keep reading this NoPhone update to hear more about this company.

After appearing on Shark Tank, Van and Chris kept going despite not getting a deal. Our NoPhone update found that the company is still in business but hasn’t grown much since airing.

The product is still being sold through the NoPhone website, but it doesn’t seem that there are any active social media channels.

If you’d like to find out more about the other companies featured in Season 7 Episode 23, check out the rest of our company updates below.

For even more on companies and products, check out our Season 7 Products Page