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Breathometer and Kane & Couture Pet Products Wow Sharks

Shark Tank Season 5, Episode 2 started with Lakesha Brown-Renfro, Tanecia Willis, and Nzinga Teule-Hekima, founders of Mango Mango Preserves. The trio entered the Shark Tank seeking a $75,000 investment in exchange for 20% equity in their sweet preserves company. With the catchy song and dance, “spread it, mix it, shake it, stir it,” the women quickly capture the Sharks’ attention. Oh, and their $100K + in sales in just a year and a half doesn't hurt either. Each unit costs $2.18 to produce, is sold wholesale at $3.96, and retails for about $7.

Lynnae’s Gourmet Pickles and RoloDoc

Postcard on the Run – Photo to Postcard App. The first pitch of Shark Tank season 5 is an app! The idea of this app, pitched by Josh Brooks, is to send a postcard from anywhere in the world via your phone. With half a million app downloads, founder is hoping that a $6 million valuation of his business doesn't throw the Sharks off. He also has a few tricks up his sleeve, including a famous name that may turn the tide in his favor. Visit Postcard on the Run to find out more.

Startup of the Week - The Original Buoy Bat

The Original Buoy Bat is a patented new sporting good handmade in Maine with authentic lobster pot buoys and hardwood handles. Played like baseball, Buoy Bat is perfect for the beach, backyard, or playground and wicked easy to hit because of it's oversized sweet spot. The bat comes with soft foam balls that are face-friendly and don't break windows.

The popularity of Buoy Bat is spreading like wildfire with clear signs it's taking roots around little league baseball. This product shows clear signs of being the next big hit in America!

Shark Tank 2013 - Season 4 Finale

Shark Tank season 4 extended final episode ended with high anticipations of season 5. Val Brennan came in asking for $200,000 in exchange for 10% of Three Day Rule - online matchmaking company. Val started Three Day Rule after having trouble on the dating scene because she was a lawyer working 16 hours/day, with no time for online dating. Three Day Rule claims to be different than other dating website because everyone must be invited or endorsed to get in, resulting in a quality pool of singles.

Startup of the Week - W. H. Golf

Double Duty-the divot repair putter. I have designed, patented and had manufactured a golf putter with a divot repair tool forged in the head. The putter is made of 431 stainless steel, 360 gram head weight, standard 36” shaft length w/ grip, 72 degree shaft angle, 3 degree face loft, F2 swing weight and face balanced. The putter comes in both right and left handed and conforms to the USGA Rules of Golf.

Startup of the Week - Disposable Dripless Straw Slot Lid

Have you ever spill your drink because it will drip through the top of the lid? Well that is something you will never have to worry about again. I have invented a disposable lid that has a dripless straw slot. The mechanism, which can be used with any lid and design, has a provisional patent technology that will allow for your drink to be dripless at all times. Before you poke the straw in, the lid is completely sealed allowing for your drink to never drip out.

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