Have you ever attended a Zoom meeting that could have been an email? Entrepreneur Peter Solimine’s service Beulr uses your Zoom credentials to attend virtual meetings in your place, saving you time for more important tasks. Will his
If you’re short on time, here’s a quick overview of what happened to Beulr after
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Shark Tank Beulr Update
- Entrepreneur: Peter Solimine
- Business: Bot that attends and records Zoom meetings for you
- Ask: $150,000 for 20% stake
- Result: No Deal
- Shark: None
Like so many of us, Peter Solimine was tired of attending online classes and Zoom meetings. With his software development background, he decided to create a solution that allowed him to sleep in more without missing class: Beulr, a bot that attends Zoom meetings for you.
On Beulr, you can upload a looping video of yourself to play in meetings where webcams are required.
Simply link Beulr to your Zoom account, tell the bot when and where to show up, and you can sleep in while the bot records your meeting and makes it appear as though you’re present and paying attention.
Immediately, the sharks have issues with this product. While the bot might work for some situations, it isn’t ideal for meetings where you have to interact.
Further, after a few meetings, people are sure to catch on. The sharks bring up some very credible points about integrity and communication.
As far as pricing goes, it’s sold as a subscription service that costs $6.99 a month. Mark Cuban chimes in, asking why he hasn’t set up a one-time fee.
Peter responds honestly, saying he just didn’t think of it. Still, with only about $300 in marketing, he’s managed to attract 92,000 users.
Lori Greiner has an integrity issue, though she does admit it could be useful for students. However, she just can’t back it, so she’s out.
Kevin O’Leary follows, citing some compliance issues for meetings where attendance is legally required. So, he drops out as well.
Daymond John loved the pitch — Peter created a new form of playing hooky! However, he doesn’t like the idea that someone could just opt out of communicating, and communication is very important to him. He drops out as well.
Next up is Robert Herjavec, who has some uncharacteristically harsh advice for Peter. “This isn’t a business. You won’t run it as a business. You can’t make revenue off this business,” he says. He also tells Peter that it’s a bad idea before dropping out.
As the only shark remaining, Mark worries about revenue. Previously, Peter stated that growth is more important than revenue to him.
Mark tells him he needs to know his AI better than anyone else, and he just doesn’t. It’s expensive to take any other route.
Mark is the last shark to bail, leaving Peter without a deal. So, where does that leave the company today? Keep reading our Beulr update to find out.
Beulr is still a small company but is working on expanding its social presence to draw in new customers. In fact, they currently have around 6,000 followers on both TikTok and Instagram.
They’ve continued to grow their customer base since appearing on
Our Beulr update found that the company has also made the product more user-friendly, integrating easily with Zoom and Google Meet (and more with some tweaking). The base price has been raised to $11.99 per month on their website.
The company has ongoing job postings for developers, so they seem to be continuing to grow. However, our Beulr update research turned over no new numbers or other information associated with the company.
So, it looks like Beulr is zooming along even without help from a shark.
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