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Episode 1409

episode 1409Mark, Barbara, Kevin, Lori and Robert are the Sharks in the Tank for Shark Tank episode 1409. They’ll hear pitches from four new businesses seeking cash and mentorship to help them grow their companies. Which Shark will make an offer tonight?

Kristina Barnes and Elizabeth Voelker want to wrap up a deal for ReadyFestive, their holiday decoration subscription box service. Stephen Fazio and Austin Hillam want to wow the Sharks with ZipString, their incredible toy that is a viral sensation. Adam Roush and Jeff Wigh hope a Shark makes a move for ChessUp, their smart chess board that teaches you the game while you’re playing against a real opponent or the board itself. Bill Webster III and Bill Webster Jr. pitch Garage Celebrations, their oversized garage door sign business with a holiday flair.

Back in season 11, Mark invested $350,000 for 10% of Ready Set Food. He also has 2% advisory shares. The company, which makes baby food that helps prevent food allergies in children, was near and dear to Mark since one of his kids has a severe peanut allergy. Tonight we’ll find out what they’ve been up to the past three years.

The Sharks


There are 26  Shark Tank Episodes for Season 14. This season features the six “regular” Sharks: Mark, Daymond Kevin, Lori, Barbara and Robert. There are two new guest Sharks for season 14: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Door Dash founder Tony Xu. Returning “recurring” Sharks are Emma Grede, Peter Jones, Kendra Scott and Daniel Lubetzky. Casting is currently closed, but it never hurts to get a head start on season fifteen! If you would like to appear on the show, check out our Auditions and Casting information.

Episode 1409 – The Shark Investors and Entrepreneurs

The Shark Tank Episode 1409 entrepreneurs will make their best pitch to the panel of five Shark investors who will use their own money if they choose to invest. The Shark Investors negotiate on the spot without any previous information, which differs from typical negotiations between venture capital investors and entrepreneurial start-ups.

Companies pitching the Shark Investors must go through a rigorous due diligence process before an on-air deal is completed. Shark Tank Blog follow ups help you keep track of the companies that end up successful and the ones that don’t complete their deal.

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Episode 1409 Press Release

“Episode 1409” – First into the Tank are entrepreneurs from San Francisco, California, who want you to get festive with their convenient and customizable home decor delivery service. Entrepreneurs from Johns Creek, Georgia, introduce their hand-held product made for today’s generation of children; while entrepreneurs from Overland Park, Kansas, present a better way to learn how to play a classic game. Last into the Tank is a father and son from Plano, Texas, who provide an easier way to show holiday spirit with their reusable and high-quality home decor design on an all-new episode of “Shark Tank,” FRIDAY, DEC. 9 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EST), on ABC. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following the premiere.

In a “Shark Tank” update, Daniel Zakowski, Dr. Katie Marks and Dr. Andy Leitner from Los Angeles, California, and their investor Mark Cuban update us on Ready Set Foods, their allergen introduction system that makes it easy to prevent food allergies in children.

The Sharks in this episode are Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Kevin O’Leary, Lori Greiner and Robert Herjavec.