Splash Place Swim Goggles update

Splash Place Swim Goggles Update | Shark Tank Season 15

Ashley Carson and her mom, Karen Walker, pitched their goggles company during Shark Tank Season 15. Splash Place Swim Goggles is solving a problem that Ashley herself ran into as a mom. Will this duo swim away with a deal? Find out in our Splash Place Swim Goggles update and pitch recap!

If you’re short on time, here’s a quick overview of what happened to Splash Place Swim Goggles after Shark Tank!

Karen Walker and Ashley Carson appeared on Shark Tank Season 15 and made a deal with Lori Greiner for $200,000 for 10% equity. In terms of a Splash Place Swim Goggles update, the company is still in business and continues to bring in millions in sales every year. Goggles can be purchased on Amazon, the company website, and in several boutiques.

Shark: Result:
Lori Greiner Accepted deal for $200,000 for 10% equity
Kevin O’Leary No offer
Mark Cuban No offer
Robert Herjavec No offer
Emma Grede No offer

Shark Tank Splash Place Swim Goggles Update

Splash Place Swim Goggles update

  • Entrepreneurs: Ashley Carson and Karen Walker
  • Business: Swim googles with a stretchy, fabric band
  • Ask: $200,000 for 5% equity
  • Result: $200,000 for 10% equity
  • Shark: Lori Greiner

As a mom, Ashley understands the headache that goggles can become for both parents and kids. They’re always breaking and needing to be replaced, which is why Ashley invented a new take on the product.

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Frustrated with her kids’ goggles, she set out to create her own version without the tight rubber straps. Instead, her invention features a super, stretchy fabric band.

This band, in particular, makes it easy for kids to put on their goggles and also means that they won’t break in the process.

Splash Place Swim Goggles solves another problem, too. Regular goggles get caught and tangled in girls’ hair, but their goggles do not!

The sharks are blown away by the inventive solution of the fabric band, and a few are excited about using them with their own kids.

While there are similar products on the market, their version is patent-pending, and no other goggles use a swim-suit quality fabric band.

Their goggles also include over 25 designs in fabric and color combinations. This gives kids a way to pick designs they like or match them closely to swimsuits.

The sharks want to know more about the ladies and their story. Ashley shares devastating news that she had a son who passed away at 6 weeks old, and then shortly after, the father of her children suffered a massive brain injury.

She started a sewing business to provide for her family. During that time, her older son’s goggles broke, and she didn’t want to buy another pair, so she made her own strap and fixed them.

In terms of sales, lifetime sales are $6.1 million. The company launched in 2017, and sales in the year prior to filming were $1.75 million, and they are quite profitable as well.

Needless to say, the sharks are blown away by Ashley’s story and the success of the company.

The two ladies have managed to cover the market, selling the goggles internationally, and also on Amazon, their website, and to retailers.

They also employ 14 part-time working moms who make the goggles for them. The goggles retail for $21 and cost $3 landed to make.

Even though the brand has been so successful, it is seeking a $200,000 investment to purchase additional molds and help with some deals it is considering with big-box retailers.

Kevin O’Leary doesn’t think that the entrepreneurs actually need a shark. For that reason, he goes out.

Robert Herjavec says he will be a huge customer but looks for investment deals where he can make a bigger impact. So, he goes out next.

Lori Greiner offers the ladies $200,000 for 10% equity. Ashley counters her with 7.5%, but Lori says no, and the duo quickly accepts Lori’s original offer.

Keep reading our Splash Place Swim Goggles update to find out what happens next!

In terms of a Splash Place Swim Goggles update, we’re sure that partnering with Lori will take this company to new heights. Further, the appearance on Shark Tank exposed the brand to millions of new customers just in time for summer.

Products are available on Amazon, the Splash Place Swim Goggles website, and hundreds of boutiques. For more information, be sure to check them out, and you can find the retailers listed on the website!

Once the dust settles, we will circle back for another Splash Place Swim Goggles update.

In the meantime, you can check out our other company updates from Season 15, Episode 19, by following the links below!

For even more on companies and products, be sure to stop by our Season 15 Products Page before you go!

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