Shark Tank season 1 episode 3 introduces an entrepreneurial novice makes a less-than-stellar presentation to the sharks; a father-son duo pitches a proposal for a revolutionary new musical product.
Season 1 Episode 3 in depth
In season 1 Kevin Harrington, Daymond John, Kevin O’Leary, Barbara Corcoran, and Robert Herjavec appear as the sharks in every episode.
In this season 1 episode 3, there is no guest judge.
It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. All it takes is one and everybody can call you an overnight success, so don’t quit because we’ve all been laughed at. I know I’ve been laughed at, and my biggest hits have been the ones people thought were most likely to fail.Mark Cuban
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 1 Episode 3. Many scammers claim they’ve received big investments from the Sharks or they have been on the show. If you don’t see a business on this list, they haven’t been actually on Shark Tank. Some of the top places you can use to check are on Wikipedia and also ABC’s episode guide.
List with all the appearances in season 1 episode 3:
- Stress Free Kids
- Voyage Air Guitar – Fold Up Guitar
- 50 State Capitals Flashcards
- Recycled Chopstick Art
Shark Tank Air Date: 08/23/09 – Season 1 – Episode 3
|$35,000 for 25%||$35,000 for 100%||Kevin Harrington|
Entrepreneurs: Marian Cruz
TurboBaster was a battery-operated cooking device, invented by Marian Cruz, that has a silicone basting brush and siphons juice with an injector tip for marinades.
Marian Cruz had an obvious lack of research, presenting her product to Shark Tank. But her personality charms the sharks and they instantly fall in love with her and her Turbo Baster despite.
At the end, Marian walks out with an investment from Kevin H. for a $35,000 investment with 2% royalties and 100% stake.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
|$250,000 for 20%||$250,000 for 50%||Barbara Corcoran|
Entrepreneurs: Lori Lite
Lori Lite, an American author, is the founder of Stress Free Kids. Her work in the field of children’s stress management inspired her to publish a line of books written to help children find inner calm.
Lori is a guest instructor and a certified children’s meditation facilitator. She has been nationally recognized as a Sears parenting expert and on Shark Tank, CBS News.
Lori wanted to help other children and parents struggling with stress and self-esteem issues. This leads to the idea of creating the Stress-Free Kids line of CDs, books, and lesson plans designed to help adults, children, and teens to decrease stress, anger and anxiety.
|$500,000 for 5%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Jeff Cohen and Josh Cohen
Voyage Air Guitar is a guitar with a folding neck, designed to fit into a backpack or an overhead compartment on an airplane.
Guitars are an essential tool for many when it comes time to pack up your bags and hit the road, however, they aren’t really built for travel. This guitar makes traveling with a guitar easy and simple and it is the first created especially for fold-up.
The guitar can slips into a custom carrying case after it is folded, which is the size of a standard backpack. These guitars look and sound incredible. It takes about 5 seconds to open the guitar again, and the guitar is still in tune!
|$155,000 for 15%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Ken Bradford
50 State Capitals in 50 Fun Minutes is the most efficient and entertaining method to learn about US geography. This set of flashcards drive long-term learning and retention and keep kids’ interest by combining cartoons, phonetics, and associations. Author Ken Bradford develop this fun and satisfying study aide by working closely with private and public school teachers to.
The quick and fun way to learn the state capitals. These flash cards can help with memory retention and boosting test scores.
|$100,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Brian Parks
Brian Parks from Eugene, Oregon is the entrepreneur has come up with an idea and tuned recycled chopsticks into products.
This Chopstick Art creates home decor (primarily baskets) and fashion accessories out of recycled bamboo chopsticks. Made of 30 pairs of recycled bamboo chopsticks this handy basket is great for your fruit and vegetables. A dozen average-sized oranges or apples can hold. It can be folded up completely flat, when not in use, for easy storage.
Billions of single-use chopsticks are consumed annually, according to research. To support that demand, 25 million trees and bamboo plants are needed.
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