Best Shark Tank Episodes - Insider Look


That's how it started (not pretty, but it ended well)... the full segment unfortunately isn't available online for free,
but you can buy the full episode for $2.99 on iTunes: Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 9


Shark Tank

Tower Paddle Board's founder Stephan Aarstol


Shark Tank Entrepreneur Insider


Welcome to the most comprehensive web page on ABC's Shark Tank, written and organized by a Shark Tank entrepreneur with insider knowledge of the show. Whether you're just a fan of the Shark Tank show, a future Shark Tank hopeful, a Shark Tank contestant doing pre-taping research, or just an interested investor, this page is your new best friend. Here is just a small sampling of the Shark Tank related resources you'll find here:

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Shark Tank's Shark Score Card

Shark Tank Season 3 (as of 2/28/2012)

Shark Tank Barabara Corcoran
Shark Tank Mark Cuban
Shark Tank Lori Greiner
Shark Tank Daymond John
Sharak Tank Robert Herjavec
Shark Tank Kevin O'Leary
Barbara Corcoran
Mark Cuban
Lori Greiner
Daymond John
Robert Herjavec
Kevin O'Leary
Deals

5.5

10.33

3.83

4

2.83

1.5

Invest
$550,000
$2,025,000
$575,000
$530,000
$430,000
$350,000
Deal List
Smart Baker
$75,000 for 40% + 5% royalty/payback
Clean Bottle
$60,000 for 8%
Show-No
$75,000 for 25%
EZ Vip (split)
$150,000 for 30%
(plus A-list artist)

Chord Buddy
$175,000 for 20%

Talbot Teas
$250,000 for 35%
Nardo's Natural
$75,000 for 50%
EZ Vip (split)
$150,00 for 30%

Wine Balloon (split)
$400,000 for 100%
Last Lid
$40,00 for 60%
You Smell Soap
$105,000 for 20%
UniKey (split)
$500,000 for 40%
+ 2 board seats
Boot Illusion
$100,000 for 55%
I want to draw a cat
$25,000 for 33%

Snap Caps (split)
$300,000 for 30%
Litter
$80,000 for 70% (split)
Snap Caps (split)
$300,000 for 30%
Villy Customs (split)
$500,000 for 42%

Wine Balloon (split)
$400,000 for 100%

Readerest
$150,000 for 65%
GoGo Gear
$300,000 for 65%
Lollacup (split)
$100,000 for 40%
Wild Squirrel Nut Butter
$50,000 for 40%
Snap Caps (split)
$300,000 for 30%

NailPak
$50,000 for 40%
Dance with Me (split)
$100,000 for 50%
Mix Bikinis
$50,000 for 25%
Painted Pretzel
$100,000 for 25%

Remyxx (split)
$50,000 for 80%
Kisstixx
$200,000 for 40%

Litter
$80,000 for 70% (split)

Tower Paddle Boards
$150,000 for 30%

Miso Media
$300,000 for 8%

Villy Customs (split)
$500,000 for 42%

Dance with Me (split)
$100,000 for 50%

Remyxx (split)
$50,000 for 80%

UniKey (split)
$500,000 for 40%
+ 2 board seats
Lollacup (split)
$100,000 for 40%


Shark Tank Videos

Behind the Scenes Shark Tank Videos

Individual Shark Tank Pitches

Shark Tank Entrepreneur Videos

Shark Spotlights



Shark Tank Season 3 Pitch Index

Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 15
Cougar Ltd.



Entrepreneur: Ryan Custer



Cougar branded energy drink.



http://www.drinkcougar.com



Ask: $150,000 for 30%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None

Remyxx
Entrepreneur: Gary Gagnon
100% recycled tennis shoes.
http://www.remyxxsneakers.com
Ask: $100,000 for 20%
Deal: $50,000 for 80%
Investor(s): Daymond John & Mark Cuban
ST Valuation: $63K

Nitroforce Industries



Entrepreneur: Frank Campitelli & Debrae Barensfeld



Home gym.



http://www.thenitroforce.com



Ask: $250,000 for 10%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
UniKey



Entrepreneur: Phil Dumas



Smartphone controlled locks.



http://www.unikeytech.com



Ask: $500,000 for 33%



Deal: $500,000 for 40% & sharks get two seats on the board.



Investor(s): Kevin O'Leary & Mark


Cuban






ST Valuation: $1.25M
Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 14
Wild Squirrel Nut Butter



Entrepreneur: Erika Welsh & Keeley


Tillotson






Specialty peanut butter.



http://wildsquirrelnutbutter.com



Ask: $50,000 for 10%



Deal: $50,000 for 40%



Investor(s): Barbara


Corcoran






ST Valuation: $125K
Cab 20



Entrepreneur: Tom Callahan



Alternative rock band.



http://www.cab20music.com



Ask: $200,000 for 20%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Mix Bikini



Entrepreneur: Frank Scozzafava & Adam DiSilvestro



Mix-n-match bikini pieces.



http://www.mixbikini.com



Ask: $50,000 for 5%



Deal: $50,000 for 25%



Investor(s): Barbara


Corcoran






ST Valuation: $200K
Dance With Me



Entrepreneur: Billy Blanks Jr.



Fitness dance videos.



http://www.meettheblanks.com



Ask: $100,000 for 20%



Deal: $100,000 for 50%, contingent on a licensing deal with


Zoomba.






Investor(s): Daymond John


& Mark Cuban






ST Valuation: $200K
Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 13
AirBedz



Entrepreneur: Jim Pittman



Air beds for truck beds.



http://www.truckairbedz.com



Ask: $250,000 for 15%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
SkyRider



Entrepreneur: Scotty Olson



Human powered roller coaster ride.



http://www.skyridetechnology.com



Ask: $3,000,000 for 20%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Boot Illusion



Entrepreneur: Queenie Davis & Andrew Goodrum



Shoe to boot conversion accessories.



http://www.queengraceshoes.com



Ask: $100,000 for 30%



Deal: $100,000 for 55%



Investor(s): Barbara


Corcoran






ST Valuation: $182K
Villy Customs



Entrepreneur: Fleetwood Hicks



Custom beach cruisers.



http://www.villycustoms.com



Ask: $500,000 for 33%



Deal: $500,000 for 42%



Investor(s): Mark


Cuban & Barbara Corcoran






ST Valuation: $1.2M
Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 12
NailPak



Entrepreneur: Barbara Lampugnale



Nail polish, remover, pads, files in one



http://www.DualityCosmetics.com



Ask: $50,000 for 20%



Deal: $50,000 for 40%



Investor(s): Lori


Greiner






ST Valuation: $125K




Debbie Brooks



Entrepreneur: Barbara Lampugnale



Customizable artsy handbags.



http://www.debbiebrooks.com



Ask: $540,000 for 20%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Trimi Tanks



Entrepreneur: Lindsay Johnson & Nicole Bilsky



Tanks with changeable straps.



http://www.trimitank.com



Ask: $57,000 for 30%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Lollacup



Entrepreneur: Mark & Hanna Lim



Weighted straw sippy cup



http://www.lollacup.com



Ask: $100,000 for 15%



Deal: $100K for 40%



Investor(s): Mark


Cuban & Robert Herjavek






ST Valuation: $250K
Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 11

Blondie's Cookies
Entrepreneur: Brenda Coffman
Chain of retail cookie stores
http://www.blondiescookies.com
Ask: $200,000 for 3%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Viewsport
Entrepreneur: Ben Wood
Sweat activated graphics on apparel
http://www.viewsport.us
Ask: $500,000 for 20%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Sullivan Generator
Entrepreneur: Mark Sullivan
Crazy gold generating generator
http://www.marksullivanresearch.com
Ask: $1,000,000 for 10%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Copa De Vino
Entrepreneur: James Martin
Wine sold in retail by the glass
http://www.copadivino.com
Ask: $300,000 for 5%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 10

The Ave
Entrepreneur: Nick Romero
Customized clothing store concept
http://www.theavevenice.com
Ask: $125,000 for 15%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Barkem's



Entrepreneur: Blake St. Clair



Lunchables for a pet



http://www.barkems.com



Ask: $100,000 for 51%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Brewer's Cow Ice Cream



Entrepreneur: Steve Albert



Beer infused ice cream



http://thebrewerscow.com



Ask: $125,000 for 15%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
GoGo Gear



Entrepreneur: Arlene Battishill



Fashionable protective scooter gear



http://www.gogogearla.com



Ask: $125,000 for 15%



Deal: $300,000 for 65%



Investor(s): Daymond


John






ST Valuation: $462K
Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 9

Tower Paddle Boards
Entrepreneur: Stephan Aarstol
Stand Up Paddle Board Brand
http://www.towerpaddleboards.com
Ask: $150,000 for 10%
Deal: $150,000 for 30% plus 1st right of refusal on investing in any future business Stephan raises money for
Investor(s): Mark Cuban
ST Valuation: $500K

Instant Lifts



Entrepreneur: Nick & Penelope LaRosa



Taped up skin lifts



http://www.instantlifts.com



Ask: $100,000 for 25%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Vinamor



Entrepreneur: Gary DeJohn



Wine aerating & measuring device



http://www.thevinamor.com



Ask: $75,000 for 30%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Miso Media



Entrepreneur: Aviv Grill



App for learning to play music



http://www.misomedia.com



Ask: $300,000 for 5%



Deal: $300,000 for 8%



Investor(s): Mark


Cuban






ST Valuation: $3.75M
Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 8

Profender
Entrepreneur: Tony Devine
Basketball shot defending device
http://www.theoriginalprofender.com
Ask: $75,000 for 15%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Nardo's Natural
Entrepreneur: Mastronardo Brothers
Organic skin care line
http://nardosnatural.com
Ask: $75,000 for 12%
Deal: $75,000 for 50%
Investor(s): Barbara Corcoran
ST Valuation: $150K

Rent-A-Grandma
Entrepreneur: Todd Pliss
Grandma babysitting business
http://rentagrandma.com
Ask: $150,000 for 20%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Litter
Entrepreneur: Rachael Mann & Mackenzie Burdick
Designer jewelry from recycled chain
http://littersf.com
Ask: $80,000 for 51%
Deal: $80,000 for 70% + salaries
Investor(s): Daymond John & Mark Cuban
ST Valuation: $115K

Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 7

Kisstixx
Entrepreneur: Dallas Robinson & Mike Buonomo
Matched, reactive lip balms
http://www.kisstixx.com
Ask: $200,000 for 20%
Deal: $200,000 for 40%
Investor(s): Mark Cuban
ST Valuation: $500K

The Smart Baker



Entrepreneur: Daniel & Stephanie Pensing



Cooking innovation products



http://www.thesmartbaker.com



Ask: $75,000 for 25%



Deal: $75,000 for 40% + 5% royalty until investment returned



Investor(s): Barbara Corcoran



ST Valuation: $188K
Heat-Helper



Entrepreneur: Lyle Shooty



Device that recycles dryer heat



http://www.heat-helper.com



Ask: $100,000 for 50%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
TEC



Entrepreneur: Scott Jordan



Patent for wiring clothing



http://www.scottevest.com



Ask: $500,000 for 15%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 6

Five-Minute Furniture
Entrepreneur: Jared Joyce
No tools, easy assembly furniture.
http://jaredjoyce.com
Ask: $250,000 for 25%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

The Painted Pretzel
Entrepreneur: Raven Thomas
Chocolate covered pretels.
http://www.thepaintedpretzel.com
Ask: $100,000 for 25%
Deal: $100,000 for 25%
Investor(s): Mark Cuban
ST Valuation: $400K

Esso Watches
Entrepreneur: Ryan Naylor
Ion watches.
http://essowatches.com
Ask: $35,000 for 20%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Readerest
Entrepreneur: Rick Hopper
Eyewear management gizmo.
http://www.specsecure.com
Ask: $150,000 for 15%
Deal: $150,000 for 65%
Investor(s): Lori Greiner
ST Valuation: $230K

Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 5

Last Lid
Entrepreneur: Kevin & Melissa Kiernan
Fabric garbage can lid.
http://www.lastlid.com
Ask: $40,000 for 20%
Deal: $40,000 for 60%
Investor(s): Daymond John
ST Valuation: $67K

Ledge Pillow
Entrepreneur: Amanda Schlechter
Pillow for large breasted women.
http://www.ledgepillow.com
Ask: $30,000 for 25%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Talbot Teas
Entrepreneur: Shane Talbot, Steven Nakisher
Boutique brand of teas.
http://www.talbottteas.com
Ask: $250,000 for 20%
Deal: $250,000 for 35%
Investor(s): Kevin O'Leary
ST Valuation: $714K

Snap Caps
Entrepreneur: Maddie, Margot & Diane Bradshaw
Interchangable jewelry for teens
http://www.snapcapsonline.com
Ask: $300,000 for 15%
Deal: $300,000 for 30%
Investor(s): Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec
ST Valuation: $1M

Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 4

The Swilt
Entrepreneur: Ivory Tennelle
Sweatshirt blanket hybrid.
http://www.theswilt.com
Ask: $30,000 for 35%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Show-No
Entrepreneur: Shelly Ehler
Slitted cover-up beach towel for kids
http://showno.com
Ask: $50,000 for 25%
Deal: $75,000 for 25%
Investor(s): Lori Greiner
ST Valuation: $300K

Puppy Cake
Entrepreneur: Kelly Cheney
Cake mix for dogs
http://www.puppycake.com
Ask: $50,000 for 25%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Wine Balloon
Entrepreneur: Eric Corti
Open wine bottle preservation device
http://www.wineballoon.com
Ask: $40,000 for 30%
Deal: $400,000 for 100%
Investor(s): Lori Greiner, Mark Cuban
ST Valuation: $400K

Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 3

Chord Buddy
Entrepreneur: Travis Perry
Guitar cord learning system
http://www.chordbuddy.com
Ask: $125,000 for 10%
Deal: $125,000 for 20% plus $50,000 in escrow for possible infomercial.
Investor(s): Robert Herjavec
ST Valuation: $625K

Liquid Money
Entrepreneur: Pat McCarthy
Money scented perfume & cologne
http://www.liquidmoney.com
Ask: $100,000 for 5%
Deal: No deal
Investor(s): None

Tail Lightz



Entrepreneur: Kyle Rainey



Lighted buttons for clothing



http://www.taillightz.com



Ask: $50,000 for 50%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None

You Smell Soap
Entrepreneur: Megan Cummins
Elegant soap in paper form
http://www.yousmellsoap.com
Ask: $55,000 for 20%
Deal:$55,000 for 20% plus a guaranteed salary of $50,000 1st year on top of this
Investor(s): Robert Herjavec
ST Valuation: $275K

Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 2

I Want to Draw a Cat For You
Entrepreneur: Steve Gadlin
Personalized stick figure cat drawings
http://iwanttodrawacatforyou.com
Ask: $10,000 for 25%
Deal: $25,000 for 33%, plus Mark Cuban agreed to personally draw 1 of every 1000 cats drawn
Investor(s): Mark Cuban
ST Valuation: $75K

Salespreneur



Entrepreneur: David Greco



Sales training DVD system



http://www.thesalespreneur.com



Ask: $90,000 for 40%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Magician Rick Smith Jr.



Entrepreneur: Rick Smith Jr.



Vegas magic act



http://www.ricksmithjr.com



Ask: $1,500,000 for 20%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Invis-a-Rack



Entrepreneur: Donny McCall



Hideable truck ladder racks



http://www.invisarack.com



Ask: $100,000 for 10%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Shark Tank Season 3, Episode 1
Clean Bottle



Entrepreneur: Dave Mayer



Sports bottle with cap on both ends



http://cleanbottle.com



Ask: $60,000 for 5%



Deal: $60,000 for 8%



Investor(s): Mark


Cuban






ST Valuation: $750K
My Wonderful Life



Entrepreneur: Nancy Bush, Sue Kruskopf



Online DIY funeral planning service



http://www.mywonderfullife.com



Ask: $100,000 for 10%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
Business Ghost



Entrepreneur: Michael Levin



Ghost book writing service



http://businessghost.com



Ask: $200,000 for 10%



Deal: No deal



Investor(s): None
EZ Vip



Entrepreneur: Alashe Nelson



Book ahead VIP service for hotspots



http://www.ezvip.com



Ask: $150,000 for 15%



Deal: $150,000 for 30% plus Daymond John fronts an A-list


musician endorsement






Investor(s): Daymond John, Mark Cuban



ST Valuation: $500K


Selected Shark Tank Resources Online

AfterShark YouTube Video Channel

In The Shark Tank Fan Blog

ABC's Shark Tank TV Show Home Page

Shark Tank Wikipedia Page

Shark Tank Casting Submissions Page

Barbara Corcoran Fan Club