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Shark Tank The Factionist Update
- Entrepreneur: Nate Berkopec
- Business: Eco-friendly t-shirts with inspiring slogans
- Ask: $30,000 for 20% equity
- Result: No deal
- Shark: None
In the 6 months prior to filming, he had only made $3,000 in sales which was a red flag for the sharks. Kevin O’Leary was immediately skeptical of Nate’s plans to save the world, and Robert Herjavec questioned the sales figures.
Robert said that there wasn’t enough of a business to invest in. Daymond John noticed that Nate had yet to go talk to private manufacturers.
First to go out was Kevin O., followed by Kevin Harrington, who was unconvinced by the valuation.
Robert went out next, followed by Barbara Corcoran. Daymond also went out because he thought he’d lose all his money.
Without an offer from any of the sharks, Nate had to leave
Research for The Factionist update revealed that the business never took off and eventually shut down.
Despite this, Nate’s passion got him a job with Barbara Corcoran for several years. He was able to learn from her and now runs a business called Speedshop.
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This will be our final The Factionist update.
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