Foot Fairy App and BZBox Get the Deal - Season 5 Episode 30

Shark Tank season 5 episode 30 started with Matthew and Emily Griffin, owners of Baker’s Edge, a company designed around a baking pan with interior edges, designed to edge-ify every brownie in the pan. The Griffins asked the Sharks for a $400,000 investment in exchange for 20% equity in their company. Having done $5.8 million in sales since 2006, the Griffins are now looking to enter the traditional bakeware industry. They peaked at $1.7 million in sales a year after an appearance on Oprah’s Favorite Things list, however business hasn’t been nearly as high since then.

Zoobean and Ilumi Get Deals - Season 5 Episode 25

Shark Tank Season 5 episode 25 started with Corey and Swapnil, representing their smarter spin on lightbulbs, Ilumi. The men asked the Sharks for a $350,000 investment in exchange for 15% equity in the company. Ilumi lights are smartphone-controlled lighting that allows users to simulate a sunrise, schedule lights to turn on/off, and even change the colors of the bluetooth-enabled bulbs. At present, Ilumi is in the final stages of development and is hoping that a Shark’s investment will help them begin the tooling process to get the bulbs in consumers’ hands by the end of the year.

PowerPot and Fun Time Express - Season 5 Episode 24

Shark Tank Season 5 Episode 24 starts with Taylor Robinson, representing his self-titled company, Taylor Robinson Music. The company claims to revolutionize the way people find and hire private music instructors through the use of an online portal. Taylor asked the Sharks for a $100,000 investment in exchange for 10% equity in his company. Essentially Taylor Robinson Music allows students to search for and hire private instructors, and TRM gets a small commission from every lesson booked. He’s made $2.5 million in the past 5-6 years, including $450,000 last year along.

Velocity Signs and Happy Feet Leave Happy Season 5 Episode 23

Shark Tank season 5 episode 23 started with Scott Adams presenting his idea that he hopes will get the Sharks to jump up and wave their arms in the air. And if they don’t, Scott’s got it covered with his clan of mechanized cut-out sharks he brought along to accompany him in the tank. Scott asked the Sharks for a $225,000 investment in exchange for 15% equity in his company, Velocity Signs. Velocity Signs is Scott’s answer to the problem of paying someone to stand outside of storefronts wearing sandwich boards of holding signs.

Monkey Mat and Plated - Shark Tank Season 5 Episode 22

Shark Tank Season 5 episode 22 started with interesting presentation of balanced breakfast: Kodiak Cakes founders, Joel Clark and Cameron Smith, asking for a half a million investment in exchange for 10% equity in their company. Kodiak Cakes offers a line of whole grain pancake/flapjack mixes made with no added fats or sugars. In addition to the mix, they also manufacture a line of fruit syrups, which are met with rave reviews by the Sharks.

Cookie Dough Cafe and Cycloramic Gets it Done

Shark Tank season 5, episode 16 started with Chris Pouy and Tiffany Panhilason owners of flavored milk manufacturer. Chris and Tiffany asked the Sharks for a $250,000 investment in exchange for 10% of their company Cow Wow Cereal Milk. Reasoning that the best kind of milk is the milk left in the bottom of the bowl after a sweet cereal, Chris and Tiffany founded Cow Wow. They’re looking to break into the $1.5 billion dollar flavored milk category, but to date only have about $20,000 in sales.

SwimZip Zips a Deal - Shark Tank Season 5 Episode 15

Shark Tank season 5 episode 15 started with Betsy Johnson and her brother Berry Wanless, founders of SwimZip, a sun protective swimsuit line. Betsy and Berry came in seeking $60,000 in exchange for 5% equity in their company. Inspired by her own battle with skin cancer at age 26, SwimZips block 98% of cancer-causing UVA and UVB rays. The Sharks are definitely impressed with SwimZip’s $225,000 in sales in just their third year, but they also have reservations about the company’s business plan and high valuation.

Invisiplug Plugs the Deal in Episode 14

Shark Tank season 5 episode 14 started with Lauren Padawar from Alaska, pitching her business Alaska Glacial Mud Company. Lauren asked the Sharks for a $100,000 investment in exchange for 20% equity in her company. Alaska Glacial Mud Company was born when Lauren discovered that the buttery Copper River mud left her skin glowing during a wilderness rafting trip. She found that the mud’s microfine clay particles release toxins and exfoliate dead skin, and she’s been selling it ever since. Her sales to date are $36,000/year, and she markets AGMC to spas around the world.

WallRx and GrooveBook Gets in Done - Shark Tank Season 5 Episode 13

Shark Tank season 5 episode 13 started with Thomas Hill, former player of Green Bay Packers, pitching his kids fitness company, Bounce Boot Camp. Thomas asked the Sharks for a $30,000 investment in exchange for 20% equity in his company. Bounce Boot Camp is a traveling set of inflatables specifically designed for kids to get fit while having fun. The equipment can be configured multiple ways, allowing a great workout while kids also get to bounce around. With a Shark’s investment, Thomas hopes to license out Bounce Boot Camp to franchisees at the cost of $40,000.

TipsyElves Ugly Christmas Sweaters and Not So Ugly Deal

Shark Tank season 12 episode 5 started with Lite-Netics. Founder Shawn Genenbacher came into the tank seeking a $125,000 investment in exchange for 20% equity in his company specializing in the magnetized version of standard strings of holiday lights. Shawn demonstrates that Lite-Netics are easily to install to indoor or outdoor metal surfaces, which takes the frustration out of holiday decorating. However, as Lori is quick to point out, the lights won’t attach to aluminum surfaces, and many homeowners may not know the exact material their house is made from.


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