The Bug Bite Thing – Itch Prevention

While The Bug Bite Thing might not be the most imaginative name for a product appearing in the Tank, it does appropriately describe its purpose. It’s a thing, for bug bites. The funny thing about this thing is the entrepreneurs presenting the business, Ellen McAlister and Kelley Higney, didn’t even invent the thing. Higney moved […]

PlopStar – Eau de Toilette

Tyler Jay always wanted to be a PlopStar, but he had “issues” when pooping anywhere but his own home. He got disconcerted by the odiferous residue his feculence would impart in the atmosphere of his unfamiliar commode. In other words, he got embarrassed when he stunk up someone else’s bathroom. He looked for a solution […]

Snack-lins – Vegan “Pork Cracklin”

Snack-lins were originally a joke. Co-creator Samy Kobrosly and a friend (who happens to be a chef) thought it would be hilarious to make a vegan pork cracklin (pork rind). After they finished laughing about it, they realized it actually was a very good idea. Over the next several months, they experimented in the kitchen […]

KnifeAid – Mail In Knife Sharpening

Swedes turned Californian entrepreneurs Mikael Soderlindh and Marc Lickfett hope to sharpen their pitch when they introduce KnifeAid, their mail-in knife sharpening service, in episode 1105. Both men have strong entrepreneurial backgrounds in a variety of digital spaces. They came together through a love of surfing (they purposefully located the company HQ in Malibu) and […]

The Squid Sock Company

Gabe and Jessica Miller didn’t have the problem they solved when they first envisioned the Squid Sock Company, Gabe’s cousin did. While visiting his cousin, Gabe and Jessica noticed their toddler son was constantly losing his socks. Whether he took them off or they fell off, the socks weren’t where they belonged most of the […]

Baobab Polo Shirts

When Brandon Davenport and Marcellus Alexander III first started a business back in 2007, they probably never envisioned pitching Baobab Polo Shirts on Shark Tank 12 years later. The two men co-founded a company called Vesta Mobile Solutions, LLC which provided mobile marketing solutions. They sold the company in 2010 and each of them embarked […]

Diamonds from Ashes by Eterneva

Adelle Archer first got the idea for making diamonds from ashes after the loss of a very dear friend. The friend’s family gave Adelle some of her ashes to remember her by and Adelle wanted to memorialize her in a special way. She decided to send the ashes off to get turned into a diamond. […]

Aira Charger – Wireless Phone Charger

The Aira Charger wasn’t Eric Goodchild’s first venture into wireless technology.  He also runs Goodchild Engineering, a company that creates “musical Tesla coils, robotic instruments, and practical special effects.” In fact, he holds the Guinness World Record for making the most powerful Bi-Polar Tesla Coil. He almost seems like he’s more mad scientist than entrepreneur. […]

Boost – Oxygen in a Can

Energy drinks are an industry designed to give people a boost of energy, but they have caffeine and make you feel jittery. Oxygen is a natural energy booster, your body’s cells burn oxygen to work properly.If you have too little oxygen in your blood stream, you could suffer from hypoxemia, which occurs when levels of […]

Circadian Optic Light Therapy Lamps

Circadian Optic Light Therapy Lamps were designed by entrepreneur Amber Leong to help maintain the body’s circadian rhythm. Light, particularly sun light, regulates our bodies sleep/wake cycle. Long, dark winter days – like those Ms. Leong experiences in her native Minneapolis, can leave people feeling sluggish. This is a result of an interrupted circadian rhythm. […]

Slate Milk – Nutritious Chocolate Milk

Slate Milk is what you get when two entrepreneurial friends team up to re-invent a favorite childhood drink. Manny Lubin and Josh Belinsky were classmates and buddies at Northeastern University in Boston. Both guys worked for startups after they graduated, but they joined together on a venture to make chocolate milk more appealing to millennials. […]

Atlas Monroe – Vegan Food Carnivores Like

I’m not sure if entrepreneurial siblings Jonathan and Deborah Torres meant for Atlas Monroe – their vegan food and catering company – to appeal to carnivores or not, but it does. When a vegan dish wins “Best Dish” at the 2018 National Fried Chicken Festival, you know carnivores like the stuff. If you look at […]

MinusCal Protein Bars with Choleve

MinusCal creators Barrett Jacques and Crom Carmichael hope to convince the Sharks to invest in MinusCal, their fat-blocking protein bars and supplements. The pair developed their product with Choleve, “a proprietary blend of fermented tea extract that works by blocking the absorption of fat in the small intestine.” Choleve occurs naturally in all tea, but […]

Blue Land – Eco Cleaning Supplies

With Blue Land, Syed Naqvi and Sarah Paiji Yoo want to change the way the world cleans and clean up the world at the same time. Single use plastics are a huge problem – they cause tons of pollution and now degrading microplastics are found virtually everywhere. Cleaning products come almost exclusively in single use […]

The Baby Toon – Soft Baby Spoon

Cassidy Crowley invented the Baby Toon at age seven to solve a problem that was close to home. Her infant sister always got long handled, hard spoons jammed at the back of her throat. This was dangerous for the baby and it also caused her mom a lot of anxiety. When Cassidy entered the Honolulu […]

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