Shark Tank Season 8 Products
With the first of the Season 8 products, entrepreneurs Phillip Petracca and David McDonald entered the tank seeking $500,000 for 4% equity in their home beer dispenser, Fizzics. After some negotiations, they left with a deal from Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner of $2,000,000 for 16.67% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Fizzics update.
Spoonful of Comfort
Spoonful of Comfort is a meal delivery service that sends comfort food care packages. With food like soup, rolls, cookies, and more, founders Marti Wymer and Scott Gustafson have put together a delicious menu. After asking for $400,000 for 10% equity, Marti and Scott left without a deal, due to a difficult business model and high shipping costs. For more, be sure to check out our Spoonful of Comfort update.
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ISlide is exactly what it sounds like — custom sandals that are designed specifically for the customer. Founder Justin Kittredge entered the tank asking for $500,000 for 5% equity but left without a deal when he couldn’t find a middle ground with Robert Herjavec’s offer. For more, be sure to check out our ISlide update.
ReThink is an anti-cyberbullying app that aims to help users think twice before sending a potentially rude or harmful message. With a unique idea and noble mission, creator Trisa Prabhu found herself with a deal from Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner of $100,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our ReThink update.
The Lapel Project
Sebastian Garcia and Raul Bernal entered the tank with an idea to revolutionize men’s dress ware — stick on lapels. Their unique designs allow men to easily spice up their wardrobes for an affordable price. The idea was good enough to catch the attention of Mark Cuban, who gave them $150,000 for 30% equity. For more, be sure to check out our The Lapel Project update.
GoodHangups are magnetic wall hangers that allow you to easily hang up your favorite, posters, art, and pictures without having to worry about damaging the surface. One of the more practical Season 8 products, the company had made nearly $500,000 in sales in the past 12 months. With great numbers, founder Leslie Pierson was able to make a deal with Lori Greiner of $100,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our GoodHangups update.
Ice Age Meals
Nick Massie and his company Ice Age Meals creates frozen paleo meals that can be shipped to your house and easily prepared for a healthy, delicious meal. While the sharks were impressed with Nick’s $1.5 million in sales, they disagreed with his $10 million valuation and he left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Ice Age Meals update.
Founders Jack and Jeff Damos believe they have revolutionized the fishing world with their unique lure that’s capable of luring a variety of fish using vibrations and sounds. With $750,000 in sales, Jack and Jeff were able to catch Robert Herjavec, who gave them $150,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our TactiBite update.
Kara Haught and Shelly Hyde have created a line of swimsuits for moms that are both practical and fashionable. Their brand, Raising Wild, has sold around $130,000 worth of swimsuits and was able to make a deal with Barbara Corcoran of $100,000 for 50% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Raising Wild update.
The Cookie Kahuna
Perhaps one of the most legendary Season 8 products, The Cookie Kahuna was started and pitched by Wally Amos, the founder of Famous Amos cookies. After making a bad deal and getting run out of his original business, Wally is back with his second company. However, with limited sales and an unclear business model, none of the sharks were willing to bite on his $50,000 for 20% equity offer. For more, be sure to check out our The Cookie Kahuna update.
TekDry is a machine that repairs wet phones, restoring them back to working order. Despite impressive technology, founders Adam Cookson and Craig Beinecke shared that they’re only in a handful of stores and have just $29,000 in sales. Despite this, Kevin O’Leary is interested in the business and offers $500,000 as a loan at 13% interest plus 5% equity, to which Adam and Craig agree. For more, be sure to check out our TekDry update.
Night Runner 270
Night Runner 270 is a safety light for runners and workers that attaches to shoelaces, making it easy to see and be seen in the dark. With $260,000 in sales and a better version of the product in the pipelines, founders Renata and Doug Storer secured a deal with Robert Herjavec of $200,000 for 15% equity and $150,000 as a loan. For more, be sure to check out our Night Runner 270 update.
Angels and Tomboys
Founded by child entrepreneurs Madison and Mallory Boyd, Angels and Tomboys create unique, handmade scents and lotions for young girls. With a strong social media presence and great flavors, the Boyd siblings were able to strike a deal with Mark Cuban and Daymond John for $60,000 for 33.3% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Angels and Tomboys update.
Atlantic Candy Company
Atlantic Candy Company creates milk chocolate balls with a surprise toy inside and is perhaps one of the tastiest Season 8 products. As founder Jared Whetstone explained, his company had patented a unique design that is FDA approved, allowing them to put toys inside a chocolate-coated edible, despite similar products being banned in the US. However, with an expiring patent and safety concerns, Jared was unable to find a shark for his offer of $1,000,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Atlantic Candy Company update.
Biem is a device that is capable of turning a regular stick of butter into a spray. With one of the more innovative Season 8 products and an impressive pitch, a bidding war broke out in the tank. Ultimately, founder Doug Foreman walked away with a deal of $500,000 for 14% equity from Lori Greiner. For more, be sure to check out our Biem update.
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Solemates is a heel protector for women’s shoes that prevents them from sinking into the grass and potentially getting stuck. After a great pitch from former Goldman Sachs employees Monica Ferguson and Becca Brown, they found themselves with a deal from Robert Herjavec of $500,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Solemates update.
SandiLake is a line of custom unisex toddler shirts from founder Melissa Lay and is one of the more fashionable Season 8 products. With all sorts of cute designs and a viral boost that helped sales, Melissa’s business was booming. However, once the social media limelight wore off, Melissa found herself with declining sales. Despite this, she still managed to get an offer from Barbara Corcoran of $100,000 for 40% equity, but they couldn’t come to an agreement and Melissa left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our SandiLake update.
Parker’s Real Maple Syrup
Founder Joshua Parker was excited to tell the sharks about his syrup company, Parker’s Real Maple Syrup. With $360,000 in sales and a delicious product, things were going great for Joshua’s business. However, despite a solid business, none of the sharks were interested in Joshua’s offer of $200,000 for 20% equity and he left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Parker’s Real Maple Syrup update.
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Safe Grabs is a multi-purpose rubber kitchen tool created by Cyndi Lee. This silicone mat can be used for most anything in the kitchen. With such a great product, Lori Greiner couldn’t pass up the opportunity and struck a deal with Cyndi for $75,000 for 25% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Safe Grabs update.
SiliDog makes customizable, silicone pet tags that are durable and noise-free. Founded by Mikey Lickstein, this Season 8 product was funded completely on Kickstarter. With close to $150,000 in sales after a successful campaign, Mikey was ready to take his business to the next level. Thankfully, Lori Greiner liked it and the two agreed on a deal of $100,000 for 30% + $0.50 royalty per unit. For more, be sure to check out our SiliDog update.
Lulu bang makes barbeque and marinade sauces for all types of meats. Created by Jorrae and Kelly Beard, these sisters have created a great-tasting sauce. Unfortunately, with only $45,000 in sales, none of the sharks were interested in their $150,000 for 10% equity offer. For more, be sure to check out our Lulu Bang update.
unPack is a clothing rental service for travelers that allows them to rent clothes and toiletries and have them sent to their destination. Founded by Andrew Zahornacky and Aaron Liskov, they were hoping to change the way people traveled. Unfortunately, the sharks saw too many issues with the business and passed on their offer of $500,000 for 40% equity. For more, be sure to check out our unPack update.
SunScreenr is a handheld device that helps you better apply sunscreen. Built with a UV camera, users can simply look through the device to find any spots on their body that doesn’t have sunscreen. After raising $300,000 on various crowdfunding platforms, Kevin O’Leary struck a deal with founder Dave Cohen for $800,000 for 33.3% equity. For more, be sure to check out our SunScreenr update.
One of the more unique Season 8 products, Potato Parcel sends custom messages written on a potato. With a humorous pitch and surprisingly successful business, founders Alex Craig and Riad Bekhit struck a deal with Kevin O’Leary of $50,000 for 10% equity and $1 royalty until $150,000 is paid back. For more, be sure to check out our Potato Parcel update.
Eco Flower creates scented flowers that are made out of recyclable materials and is one of the more environmentally friendly Season 8 products. Founded by Meagan Bowman, these flowers are good for the environment and smell great. With lifetime sales of $2.8 million, there isn’t much to dislike about this business. Daymond John saw a lot of potential and made a deal with Meagan of $400,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Eco Flower update.
The Style Club
The Style Club is a vintage fashion clothing brand for women created by Hillary Hahn. With a large social media following and $400,000 in sales in the last three months, it was obvious that the company was thriving. Mark Cuban liked what Hillary was doing and offered her $500,000 as a line of credit at 8% interest plus 22% equity, to which she agreed. For more, be sure to check out our The Style Club update.
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Safe Catch is a low-mercury tuna in a can that aims to be a healthier option for those concerned about the high-mercury levels in most seafood. Despite raising $14 million from outside investors, the company was in debt and not as profitable as the sharks were hoping for. With none of the sharks interested in founders Sean Wittenberg and Bryan Boches offer of $600,000 for 3% equity, they walked away without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Safe Catch update.
Offering a social experience marketplace, Besomebody founder Kash Shaikh tried to pitch the sharks on his innovative app. Basically, it allows users to book “experiences” from various entertainers and creators. Despite an interesting pitch, none of the sharks were interested in the $1,000,000 for 10% offer, and Kash left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Besomebody update.
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Milk Snob is a multi-functional cover that works as both a nursing cover and car seat cover. Founder Melanie Disbrow had managed to sell $1.2 million worth of product and needed a shark to help her expand into retail. Luckily, she made a deal with Lori Greiner for $150,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Milk Snob update.
Jack’s Stands & Marketplaces
One of the more unique Season 8 products, Jack’s Stands & Marketplace allows young entrepreneurs the chance to operate lemonade stands without having to worry about logistics. Despite being one of the youngest entrepreneurs on the show, founder Jack Bonneau was able to secure a deal with Chris Sacca at $50,000 as a loan for a 2% interest rate. For more, be sure to check out our Jack’s Stand & Marketplaces update.
Founded by Jae Kim, Chi’lantro makes Korean and Mexican fusion-inspired BBQ that’s managed to amass $4.7 million in sales over the past year. With such an impressive business, Barbara Corcoran couldn’t help but give Jae a deal of $600,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Chi’lantro update.
Toor is a smart lockbox that is designed to be used by real estate agents so that they can easily show a house to a potential buyer. After raising over $100,000 on Kickstarter, founder Junior Desinor was looking for a shark partner to help bring his business to the next level. Luckily, he found two and secured a deal for $200,000 for 10% equity and $300,000 as a loan from Barabara Corcoran and Kevin O’Leary.
Pupbox is a subscription box for puppy parents that provides toys, treats, training tips, and more for your pet. Thanks to $500,000 in sales already and some adorable pups in the tank, Robert Herjavec struck a deal with Ben and Ariel Zvaifler worth $250,000 for 15% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Pupbox update.
Barbell Apparel is a fashionable and functional line of denim athletic jeans. Founders Hunter Molzen and Alex Hanson aimed to create jeans that could be worn while you’re out with friends or in the gym. However, they were unable to convince a shark that they were worth $500,000 for 5% equity and walked away without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Barbell Apparel update.
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ENERGYbits are natural energy boosters made out of… Algae. Yup, you read that right. Founder Catharine Arnston is a lover of all things algae and claims that it helps naturally boost energy. Despite her enthusiasm, none of the sharks were willing to part with $500,000 for 5% equity in the company. For more, be sure to check out our ENERGYbits update.
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Line Cutterz is an adjustable and double-sided ring that’s capable of cutting any fishing line. As founder Vance Zahorski explained to the sharks, wearing this ring while fishing frees up an extra hand, allowing you to focus on your catch. As a self-proclaimed fishing guru, Daymond John couldn’t help himself and landed a deal with Vance for $120,000 for 33% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Line Cutterz update.
Founders Ryan Evans, David Evans, and Chris Harley have created a line of electric skateboards and scooters that successfully raised over $400,000 on Kickstarter and sold $5.6 million in preorders. Now, they’re seeking the help of a shark to fulfill those orders and take their business to the next level. Thankfully, they were able to make a deal with Lori Greiner and Kevin O’Leary for a $750,000 loan at 9% interest + 4% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Inboard Technology update.
PetPlate is a pet food delivery service that aims to deliver human-quality food to pets. Founder Renaldo Webb is passionate about pet health and food and has managed to gain 100 subscribers in 8 months. Despite a proven business, the sharks thought it would be hard to grow, and passed on Renaldo’s offer of $100,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our PetPlate update.
Nootrobox makes chewable coffee products that claim to help enhance memory and focus. Founders Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt asked the sharks for a lofty $2,000,000 for just 5% equity in their company and left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Nootrobox update.
Nomiku is a sous vide cooker that aims to make cooking sous vide at home more easy and affordable. Founders Lisa Fetterman and Abe Fetterman gave the sharks a quick taste test and then told them that they’d already done $3 million in sales. This was enough to convince Chris Sacca, who gave them $250,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Nomiku update.
Sealed by Santa
As a one of the holiday-themed Season 8 products, Sealed by Santa sends personalized letters from Santa to kids, helping deliver the magic of Christmas to kids everywhere. However, as Sarah Blaine explained, her company wasn’t just a seasonal one, she also offered letters for birthdays, christenings, and other holidays. Lori Greiner liked the business and made a deal with Sarah for $75,000 for 22.5% equity and a $75,000 loan. For more, be sure to check out our Sealed by Santa update.
Jim Loughran entered the tank to pitch his Season 8 product, Polyglide, synthetic ice for winter sports. Jim hoped that his company could offer the joy of winter sports to households all across the US. However, the sharks saw too many issues with the business and weren’t interested in his offer of $150,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our PolyGlide update.
Founded by Charlie Williams and Brad Boskovic, Digiwrap allows customers to create custom tissue paper and gift bags. With over $500,000 in sales and partners like Google, Yahoo, and Disney, it didn’t take long for Charlie and Brad to strike a deal. They left the tank with a deal from Kevin O’Leary for $150,000 for 20% equity and a $0.10 royalty per bag and $0.05 royalty per tissue until $450,000 was paid back. For more, be sure to check out our Digiwrap update.
Hand Out Gloves
Jake Sullivan and Don Wildman believed they’d revolutionized the winter wear niche with their company, Hand Out Gloves. These gloves have a water-proof zipper that allows you to take your hand out of the glove without having to take them off. While most of the sharks weren’t interested, Barbara Corcoran struck a deal for $300,000 as a line of credit for 25% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Hand Out Gloves update.
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Basic Outfitters is a high-quality and affordable men’s clothing brand that offers a variety of essential men’s clothes, like underwear, loungewear, and socks. Despite a decent business, founders Lauren and Michael Dweck only owned 25% of the business, and the sharks weren’t comfortable with their ask of $125,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Basic Outfitters update.
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Naturally Perfect Dolls
Created by Angelica and Jason Sweeting, Naturally Perfect Dolls are culturally inclusive dolls designed to eliminate unrealistic beauty standards for girls. Despite low sales, Daymond John was believed in the mission and made an investment of $200,000 for 30% equity, with the agreement that 10% of the business would be donated to charity. For more, be sure to check out our Naturally Perfect Dolls update.
LaTangela Newsome created an eco-friendly grease disposal alternative called Grease Bags. As the name implies, these bags are eco-friendly and use a proprietary oil blend that absorbs grease. The sharks were impressed and LaTangela walked away with a $75,000 investment in exchange for 50% of the company from Barbara Corcoran. For more, be sure to check out our Grease Bags update.
One of the more innovative
Mama’s Milk Box
Mama’s Milk Box is a fashion apparel brand for breastfeeding moms. Founder Elena Petzold noticed that there wasn’t a great option for moms that were breastfeeding that would also make them feel good about how they looked, so she set out to fix it. Despite a great idea and brand, Elena wasn’t able to get a shark to bite on her $200,000 for 20% equity offer and left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Mama’s Milk Box update.
Founder Lisa Binderow set out to solve a very specific problem. After finding sweaters too itchy and hot to wear while exercising, she created lightweight and athletic arm and leg warmers that can be worn while exercising. However, with hardly any sales, none of the sharks were interested in her offer of $100,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our NicePipes Apparel update.
Made out of cricket flour, Chirps are a nutrient-rich, flour-based chip that entrepreneurs Rose Wang, Laura D’Asaro, and Meryl Natow hope will take the world by storm. After being convinced by strong sales numbers, Mark Cuban invested $100,000 for 15% equity in the company. For more, be sure to check out our Chirps update.
Founder Jackson Mann loves going to concerts but felt he was starting to experience hearing damage from the loud noises. However, foam earplugs muffle the sound and can ruin the experience, so he created Vibes. These high-fidelity, audio-enhancing earplugs allow you to enjoy live music without suffering physical damage or losing audio quality. However, the sharks had some issues with the company and weren’t interested in investing $100,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Vibes update.
Amelia Cosgrove and Brian Thomas set out to create a new-age way for kids to play with play forts. Instead of kids creating their own play forts with scrap around the house, PopUp Play allows them to design a structure online and have it shipped to their house, bringing their dream to reality. Guest shark Chris Sacca liked the idea and put up $250,000 as a convertible note, with a $3 million cap. For more, be sure to check out our PopUp Play update.
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The Kooler is a double-walled, insulated gym cooler that has room for both water and two stacked drink shakers. As founder Stan Efferding explained, this is the perfect product for those looking to limit what they bring into the gym. Fortunately, Daymond John agreed and they struck a deal for $50,000 for 33% equity. For more, be sure to check out our The Kooler update.
Elizabeth Granados pitched her stylish play mats for toddlers that are made to look like a real rug. One of the more stylish Season 8 products, Elizabeth had managed to pre-sell over $100,000 of mats before entering the tank. Unfortunately, due to the $139 price tag, none of the sharks were willing to invest $80,000 for 15% equity and Elizabeth left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Little Nomad update.
After raising over $400,000 on Kickstarter, Chris Crawford and Eric Fagan believed they had a great product for those working in sandy and dirty environments. RinseKit is a portable shower system that can hold up to two gallons of pressurized water and can spray for up to five minutes. Much to Chris and Eric’s liking, Daymond John secured a deal with them for $250,000 for 7.5% equity plus a sales commission. For more, be sure to check out our RinseKit update.
Richard Elden is the creator of DBest Products, which creates a line of innovative portable carts designed to carry laundry, groceries, and a variety of heavy items. With projections of up to $8 million, Richard’s business caught the eye of Lori Greiner and Mark Cuban, who invested $350,000 for 20% equity and agreed to supply a $2 million line of credit. For more, be sure to check out our DBest Products update.
Created by pediatric nurse Melissa Gersin, Tranquilo is a portable, vibrating mat designed to help calm crying babies. After a solid pitch, Melissa found herself with a few offers, and ultimately accepted a deal from Robert Herjavec for $200,000 for 15% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Tranquilo update.
Founded by retired military intelligence officer Dale King and fitness junkie Renee Wallace, Doc Spartan is an all-natural first-aid ointment. As Dale explained, they had a lofty goal of making Doc Spartan a household name that could be used by anyone. Fortunately, Robert Herjavec decided to take a chance and invested $75,000 for 25% of the company. For more, be sure to check out our Doc Spartan update.
Peaceful Fruits is a line of organic fruit strips aimed at offering a healthy and delicious snack. In addition to the goal of being a healthy snack, founder Evan Delahanty also partners with local non-profits to employ people with disabilities. However, due to a lack of sales, Evan wasn’t able to find an investor for his $75,000 for 20% equity offer. For more, be sure to check out our Peaceful Fruits update.
Firefighter Turnout Bags
Nicole and Matt Rasor are the founders of Firefighter Turnout Bags, which make duffel bags and wallets out of old firefighter gear. As one of the more unique Season 8 products, the sharks were definitely interested and Lori Greiner struck a deal with Nicole and Matt for $250,000 for 50% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Firefighter Turnout Bags update.
Toymail is a plush toy with a walkie-talkie inside that allows kids to talk to their parents through their stuffed toy. With three different cute plush toys and a mobile app that parents can use, kids can send their parents a voice message whenever. With a cute idea and investments from Verizon and Amazon, founder Gauri Nanda struck a deal with Chris Sacca and Lori Greiner for $600,000 for 5% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Toymail update.
Despite not getting a deal, Edn Wallgarden is one of the cooler Season 8 products. It allows users to automate plant care by using NASA designs and technology. The result is a small plant pod that allows you to easily grow flowers, vegetables, and herbs. However, the sharks thought it was too expensive and passed on founder Ryan Woltz’s offer of $150,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Edn Wallgarden update.
Hotels by Day
Hotels by Day is a mobile app that allows users to book hotel rooms for the day, instead of having to book one overnight. Founders Yannis Moati and Brian Dass are aiming to make the process easy for hotels and affordable for consumers. However, they were unable to convince a shark to join them and couldn’t get a bite on their $750,000 for 10% equity offer. For more, be sure to check out our Hotels by Day update.
Bitsbox is a monthly coding subscription box for kids that aims to promote STEM at a young age and make coding fun. With great sales and a great product, founders Scott Lininger and Aidan Chopra got offers from two sharks but ultimately left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Bitsbox update.
Steven Ford, Brandon Leibel, and Bruno Aschidamini entered the tank asking for $200,000 for 8% equity in their beach towel company. With over $3 million in lifetime sales, it’s no surprise that they walked away with a deal worth $300,000 for 25% equity from Robert Herjavec. For more, be sure to check out our Sand Cloud update.
Ora Organic is a plant-based supplements company founded by Will Smelko and Roland Chang. After passing a taste test from the sharks, Will and Roland received an offer from Kevin O’Leary. However, after a failed negotiation, they left without a deal. For more, be sure to check out our Ora Organic update.
DARTdrones Pilot Training
DARTdrones is a drone training company that provides online courses and flying lessons. Founded by Abby Speicher, she left the tank with a deal from Mark Cuban who gave her exactly what she asked for, $300,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our DARTdrones update.
The Elephant Pants
The Elephant Pants are one of the more unique Season 8 products and are a line of elephant-themed apparel. Even better, founders Nathan Coleman and James Brooks set aside some of the profits to help save the elephants. After some negotiations, they walked away with a deal from Daymond John for $500,000 for 15% equity and 2.5% advisory shares. For more, be sure to check out our Elephant Pants update.
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Belndtique Wine Company
Billy Dim is the founder and creator of Blendtique, a custom wine blending kit. After a short wine making competition between Kevin O’Leary and Barbara Corcoran, Billy got down to business. He ended up leaving with a deal from Lori Greiner for a $250,000 loan at 8% interest, plus 10% equity in the company. For more, be sure to check out our Blendtique update.
MealEnders are lozenges that aim to help prevent overeating. Despite having over $1.4 million in lifetime sales, founder Mark Bernstein wasn’t able to find a shark for his offer of $350,000 for 8% equity. For more, be sure to check out our MealEnders update.
Rareform makes bags and backpacks out of recycled billboard vinyl and is one of the more innovative Season 8 products. With a great mission to recycle billboard vinyl and $1.1 million in sales over the last three years, it’s no surprise that founders Alex and Aric Avedissian left with a deal. Their new partner, Kevin O’Leary, gave them $300,000 as a loan at 8% interest plus 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Rareform update.
Brandon Zavala set out to allow pet owners to share a drink with their pets, so he created Apollo Peak—a pet-friendly wine brand. With close to $200,000 in sales over the past three months, Brandon landed a deal with Kevin O’Leary for $100,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Apollo Peak update.
Seedsheet is a sustainable and simple gardening sheet to make growing plants easy. Founder Cameron Mackugler has taken the business pretty far, and is seeking a shark to help him take it to the next level. Luckily, he found a new partner in Lori Greiner and made a deal for $500,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Seedsheet update.
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Under the Weather
Under the Weather founder Rick Pescovitz has created a fully enclosed, portable, and a lightweight tent that provides shelter from the rain on the go. After a great pitch, he was able to strike a deal with Mark Cuban worth $600,000 for 15% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Under the Weather update.
Guard Llama is a safety device that pairs with smartphones to try and keep users safer during an emergency. At the press of a button you can call emergency services and they’ll be notified of your location, medical information, description, and more. After founders Joe Parisi and Nick Nevarez pitched the idea to the sharks, they landed a deal with Barbara Corcoran for a $100,00 loan for 18% equity and a $2 per unit royalty until the investment was recouped. For more, be sure to check out our Guard Llama update.
One of the best ways to save memories is by taking a picture, prompting Savannah Cowley and Samuel Agboola to create Flag. It’s a photo printing service that allows families can print their favorite memories for free, but has a small upfront cost. Unfortunately, they weren’t able to find a shark for their $375,000 for 5% equity ask. For more, be sure to check out our Flag update.
Ian Lyman, Tov Arneson, and Alex Wilhelm are the founders of Validated, an app that lets users earn ride credits by spending money in stores. The goal is for users to earn extra benefits at places they’re already shopping. However, they couldn’t find a deal for their ask of $250,000 for 8% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Validated update.
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Goverre is a spill proof wine glass for the modern woman. With a beautiful design, this glass is portable and can hold up to half a bottle of wine. With close to $400,000 in sales, founders Regan Kelaher and Shannon Zappala are looking to take their company to the next level. Luckily, they were able to make a deal with Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, and Robert Herjavec for $200,000 for 33.3% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Goverre update.
See Rescue Streamer
Robert Yonover is the founder of See Rescue Streamer, a rescue device that can easily highlight your location for rescue crews. One of the more practical Season 8 products, Robert has already partnered with the United States military and is looking for a shark to help him get more partners. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to find a shark for his offer of $200,000 for 20% equity. For more, be sure to check out our See Rescue Streamer update.
BootyQueen Apparel is a line of comfortable, form fitting fitness clothing. It’s designed to be tight on the body and show off your muscles. Founders Steve and Amanda Kuclo are hoping to build a brand and need a sharks help. Daymond John decided to join them for the ride and made a deal for $250,000 for 33.3% equity. For more, be sure to check out our BootyQueen Apparel update.
Loctote Industrial Bag Co.
Adam McBride and Don Halpern are the founders of Loctote, a theft-proof and slash-proof bag. Designed to be soft, durable, waterproof, and lockable, this the ideal bag for someone walking around with valuable items. Luckily, Robert Herjavec made a deal with them for $150,000 for 10% equity and $10 per bag until he made $450,000. For more, be sure to check out our Loctote update.
Billy Thompson and Randy Choi are the founders of one of the most successful
Wallet Buckle combines two everyday items, a belt buckle and a wallet. Founders Trevor and Justin Johnston entered the tank with half a million in sales and were looking for a shark to help them grow the business. Unfortunately, they weren’t able to get a bite on their $500,000 for 10% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Wallet Buckle update.
Rumi Spice sources saffron from Afghan farmers and helps give back to their community. As one of the most expensive spices, founders Emily Miller, Kim Jung, and Keith Alaniz were excited to bring saffron to the United States. Luckily, Mark Cuban was interested too and struck a deal for $250,000 for 15% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Rumi Spice update.
Peoples Design founder Tyler Peoples believes he’s created the best mixing bowl on the market. However, he’s only managed to sell 200 bowls and is in need of a shark to help market his product. Thankfully, Lori Greiner was interested in working with him and secured a deal for $75,000 for 33% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Peoples Design update.
Wine & Design
Wine & Design is an art studio franchise that mixes paining with wine. With a projected $10 million in annual sales when they entered the tank, founders Patrick and Harriet Mills already had a successful business. They just needed a shark to help them scale faster. Luckily, they made a deal with Kevin O’Leary for $500,000 for 10% equity with $350,000 as a line of credit at 12% interest. For more, be sure to check out our Wine & Design update.
Jake Epstein and Joe LeMay are the founders of Rocketbook, one of the most successful
Laid Brand is a pheromone-infused hair care product created by Adam Rauch and Derek Shaw. However, the entrepreneurs entered the tank without any sales and were unable to convince the sharks of a clear path forward. So, they left without a deal for their $30,000 for 30% equity offer. For more, be sure to check out our Laid Brand update.
Bridal Buddy is a wedding-gown accessory that allows a bride to easily use the restroom without help from a friend. Founder Heather Stenlake believes she has a product that every bride needs, and has almost $200,000 in lifetime sales to back her up. Lori Greiner and Kevin O’Leary liked the product, and invested $75,000 for 30% equity. For more, be sure to check out our Bridal Buddy update.
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