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Quik Flip Convertible Hoodie Backpack

Quik Flip is a hooded sweatshirt that transforms into a backpack and vice versa. Creator Rener Gracie invented QuikFlip to have a way to carry a hoodie once he was too hot to wear it anymore. Gracie isn’t an apparel person, he’s a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt who comes from a family of jiu-jitsu instructors […]

The Fat Shack Franchise Opportunity

Tony Armenti started The Fat Shack in 2010 inside of a bagel shop in Ewing, New Jersey with just $5,000. Nine years later, he has 13 franchises in three states. Initially, he just made late night sandwiches in the bagel shop when it wasn’t open. When things got too tight in the bagel shop, Tony […]

The Coyote Vest Protects Small Dogs from Attacks

If you live in an area where coyotes roam and you have a small dog, the Coyote Vest could save your dog’s life. Think of it as body armour for your dog. While it might make your dog look like a cut-rate punk rocker, your dog won’t mind, especially if a coyote attacks. Paul Mott, […]

Bat BnB – Crowdfunded Bat Houses

Bat BnB isn’t a house rental business for Batman, it’s an elegant, modern looking bat house for homeowners. Bats are the most efficient form of mosquito control around. a single bat eats as many as 1,000 mosquitoes per hour; imagine what a whole colony can do. Entrepreneurs Harrison Broadhurst and Chris Rannefors (aka the Batmen) […]

Desk View – Portable Stand Up Desk

Desk View creators Jason Grohoski and Michael Bolos know the value of a stand up desk. Stand up desks have become very popular over the past ten years as people spend more and more time at a desk in front of a computer. A stand up desk lets you stand up and work – something […]

Sauce Moto – Automobile Dip Clip

Inventors create products that solve problems and the Sauce Moto guys are no exception. They saw a problem and created a solution and now they’re on Shark Tank to get their invention – the SauceMoto Dip Clip – into every car in America. Creators Tony LaHood, William Moujaes and Michael Koury. Simply put, “Sauce Moto […]

Doughp Cookie Dough

Doughp Cookie Dough creator Kelsey Witherow pitches her “legit cookie dough” to the Sharks in episode 1021. It’s pronounced DOPE as in “that’s Dope,” a saying from her youth in Northern California. She started her quirky company in San Francisco in 2017 at Pier 39 – a popular tourist attraction – with a small kiosk. […]

Cubi Call for Open Office Privacy

I don’t know if Cubi Call inventors Nick and Anthony Pucci were fans of the TV show Get Smart, but the first thing I thought of when I saw their invention was the Cone of Silence. That was a device that dropped from the ceiling in “The Chief’s” office that allowed two people to have […]

Best Pocket Square Holder by Best Wardrobe Solutions

Best Pocket Square Holder inventor Cedric Cobb likes to dress to the nines. He and several elegantly dressed men pitch his Best Pocket Square Holder in Shark Tank episode 1020. His company, Best Wardrobe Solutions, sells much more than the Best Pocket Square Holder, they also sell shoes, ties, socks and more. Cobb wants to […]

Base Paws – Cat DNA Test Kits

Anna Skaya created Base Paws to make more information available to cat owners about their cat’s genetic background. She’s helped found several start-ups in the past, so she’s no stranger to amping up a company. DNA test kits for humans became widely available several years ago. Test kits for dogs and cats are now appearing […]

Bang Shack World Famous Chicken Dip

Jason Hadley feeds the Sharks his “World Famous” Bang Shack Chicken Dip when he tempts their taste buds in Shark Tank episode 1020. Hadley is the type of guy who WILL SUCCEED no matter what life throws at him. As one of five kids in a single parent family, Hadley learned to cook at a […]

Kymera Body Boards – Second Chance

Jason Woods first pitched Kymera Body Boards back in season five, episode 501. To say it was an unsuccessful pitch is an understatement. He’d just come off an unsuccessful Kickstarter campaign he claimed failed because of Kickstarter’s rules about selling multiple products for each donation. The Sharks didn’t buy it. Daymond John eviscerated Jason and […]

Swover Alls – Sweatpant Over Alls

Swover Alls are over-alls made out of sweatpant material. Kyle Bergman “invented” them after seeing a pair online. The problem for Kyle was, they were only available in women’s styles and sizes. When he couldn’t find any for men, he made his own. When it came time to turn Swover Alls into a business, Kyle […]

Spare App – Mobile ATM App

D’Ontra Hughes created the Spare App to eliminate the need for ATM machines. ATM machines break down and sometimes it’s unsafe to withdraw cash from them. With the Spare App, a merchant can dispense cash from their cash register just like an ATM. Customers load their Spare account with funds from a bank, PayPal or […]

Somni Fix Mouth Tape Curbs Snoring

“Champion snorer” Andre Machalak created Somni Fix mouth tape strips to keep himself from snoring and keeping his wife up at night. He patented the product and enlisted his son Nicholas to help him market it. Somni Fix is a patented, anti-snoring tape/strip that basically tapes your mouth shut while you sleep. This opens up […]

Maven’s Creamery – Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches

Gwen and Christine Nguyen didn’t know anything about baking or food production when they started Maven’s Creamery out of their parents’ garage. Now, they have one of the hottest dessert items in southern California. The sisters are children of boat people. Their parents came to this country with nothing and now the sisters are living […]

Hydroviv Water Filters – For Water Nerds Only

Hydroviv Water Filters were born in crisis. Founder Eric Roy started making their first water filters in response to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The company, still in start-up phase at the time, began shipping high capacity lead removal water filters to Flint residents for free in the summer of 2015 – before government […]

Price-titution – Because Everyone has a Price

Price-titution is a new game based on the idea that everyone has their price. Dan Killian always found himself asking his friends ‘how much money would you do (insert task here) for?” So he made a game out of it. Each Pricetitution game box comes with 125 different tasks that people have to guess what […]

Luma: The Healthier Soda

Attorney and Luma Soda creator Jim Otteson is a soda junkie. He was always guzzling diet soda before big trials, but he didn’t like all the crap that is in “big soda’s” diet drinks. Aspartame, a common sweetener, has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. It also disrupts the body’s metabolism making your […]

The Flip It Cap Gets the Last Drop

If you ever struggled to get the last drop of anything from a bottle, Flip It Cap is for you. Whether it’s shampoo, lotion, mustard or any other condiment, there’s so much waste with the product you can’t reach. Shaking and pounding a bottle only gets so much. When you just turn it upside down, […]

The Haven Lock

Imagine locking your door with a wedge at the base of the door – that’s the idea behind the Haven Lock. Clay Banks and Alex Bertelli want a Shark to get on board with their product that Bertelli envisioned while in Afghanistan as a  Special Ops helicopter pilot. He saw people barricading their doors with […]

The Kanga Kase Mate Cooler

Warm beer might not be the biggest problem the world faces, but it’s what inspired Teddy Giard, Logan Lamance and Austin Maxwell to invent the Kanga Kase Mate Cooler. The Clemson students, along with two other partners, didn’t like lugging heavy coolers to tailgate parties. They just kept their beer in the cardboard box it […]

Empanadas by Nuchas

Ariel Barbouth came to New York City ten years ago with $9000 and a dream: to disrupt the fast food industry with his native Argentinian empanadas. Empanadas are pastry – baked or fried – with any number of fillings. They can be filled with meat, vegetables, even sweet dessert fare. The result is a hand-held […]

Certifikids – Groupon for Families

Jamie Ratner was a mommy blogger looking for family friendly bargains when she came up with the idea for Certifikids. She liked using Groupon for deals on things in her community, but there weren’t many kids’ activities on her local Groupon. This led her to start a “copycat” daily deal site that catered strictly to […]

Silk Roll Online Clothing Exchange

Janet Wu and Erin Wold created Silk Roll to solve a big problem women have: closet space. Their research showed only 25% of women’s clothes get worn more than once, the rest just gathers dust for years in their closets. Janet thought that if women could get a fair value for their once-worn clothes, they […]