In a bid to make winter sports accessible all year round to everyone, Jim Loughran went into the
Shark Tank PolyGlide Synthetic Ice Update
- Entrepreneur: Jim Loughran
- Business: Synthetic ice for winter sports
- Ask: $150,000 for 20% equity
- Result: No Deal
- Shark: None
PolyGlide is a residential take on synthetic ice. The company has had $1.3 million worth of sales in three years, which isn’t half bad. However, not all sharks seem to be fans of the product. Mark Cuban was the first to go out followed by Kevin O’Leary. The latter expressed his concern on how difficult it would be for PolyGlide to scale, thus making it difficult for him to recoup his initial investment.
Lori Greiner was the first to appreciate PolyGlide, but she didn’t make an offer. She went out after saying that the product lacked mass appeal. On the other hand, Barbara Corcoran didn’t like Jim’s energy. Or, rather, lack thereof.
Robert Herjavec also went out despite loving the product. He said that there’s already a bunch of competition on the market and he doesn’t see it appealing to a lot of people.
Despite not securing a deal in
While we don’t have any specific financial numbers for our PolyGlide update, it seems like Jim is doing just fine without a shark.
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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!