Season 1

Season 1 Episode 5

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Shark Tank season 1 episode 5 introduces an idea for an Internet company from two Brazilian brothers has three of the Sharks on a feeding frenzy. Next, an entrepreneur from Iowa with a new fitness device will go to all extremes for a bite by a Shark.

Season 1 Episode 5 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 5, there is no guest judge.

Kevin Harrington

Kevin Harrington (born October 15, 1956) is an American entrepreneur and business executive. He has appeared on the television series Shark Tank and the American annual invention trade show Inpex 2012 as Keynote Speaker.

Harrington became a Member of Advisory Board at AbsolutelyNew, Inc. and the Chairman and Senior Executive Officer of H & H Imports Inc.

Source: Wikipedia

Harrington was the Director of Infusion Brands International, Inc. from 2006 to 2008. In 2007, he became the Chief Executive Officer of ResponzeTV Plc and the Executive Director of ResponzeTV Plc, leaving both positions in 2008.

Harrington was one of the original panel members and investors (“Sharks”) on the ABC TV series Shark Tank from its inception in 2009.[citation needed] He left in 2011 after two seasons of the show.

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Daymond John

We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 1 Episode 5. Many scammers claim they’ve received big investments from the Sharks or they have been on the show. They were not actually on Shark Tank if you don’t see a business on this list. 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 5:


Shark Tank Air Date: 09/06/09 – Season 1 – Episode 5

Body Jac by Cactus Jac
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Body Jac by Cactus Jac

ASKED FORGOTSHARK
$180,000 for 20%$180,000 for 50%Kevin O’Leary and Barbara Corcoran

Entrepreneurs: Cactus Jack (Jack Barringer)

Body Jac is an effective and fun way for people of every age and fitness level to perform pushups. Featuring the patent-pending Lift-Assist Technology, Body Jac utilizes specially designed weight resistance bands that provide a completely customizable workout tailored to the user’s fitness level.

Lift Assist promotes perfect form by aligning the body properly every time. Now users who couldn’t do a single pushup can do them with ease and reap the benefits of weight loss, a strengthened core, and toned muscles.

67-year-old inventor and successful entrepreneur Cactus Jack invented the machine after realizing he was not able to perform a correct pushup as suggested by his doctor to lose weight. 

This product was discontinued in 2012.

Status: OUT OF BUSINESS


Granola Gourmet – Low Glycemic Energy Bars

ASKED FORGOTSHARK
$175,000 for 25%NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Jeff Cohen

Granola Gourmet are all-natural low glycemic energy bars fortified with flax, omegas, and antioxidants. 

Unlike most granola bars on the market, Granola Gourmet’s bars have a low glycemic index. Having a low glycemic index means that they are less prone to causing spikes in blood sugar, which aren’t good for anybody and especially damaging for diabetics.

Granola Gourmet’s bars are made with ingredients that naturally have a low glycemic index, so they release their carbohydrates slowly into the bloodstream. Granola Gourmet products have been tested by GI Labs, which developed the glycemic index concept. They Ultimate Fudge Brownie bar has a glycemic index of just 23, well below the threshold to be considered low glycemic.

Granola Gourmet went into the shark tank seeking $175k for 25% of the company, but couldn’t make a deal. 

Status: OUT OF BUSINESS


Face Blok

ASKED FORGOTSHARK
$50,000 for 30%NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Irena Blok

Face Blok is a company from San Francisco, CA, that wants to bring a little levity to surgical facemasks. The entrepreneur behind Face Blok demonstrates several designs which include a skull mask, a pig snout, several fake beards, all printed on the fabric of the mask.

The founder of the company Irena Blok is known for creating the official Android logo. The reason she went to Shark tank was she was there looking for funding, because her masks, were not of surgical quality.


Good Grief Celebrations

ASKED FORGOTSHARK
$50,000 for 25%NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Rikki Farrar

Good Grief Celebrations is a funeral concierge service that writes the eulogy, officiates the funeral service and handles all the post-funeral family gatherings.

Rikki Farrar founder of the company Good Grief Celebrations went to Shark in the hope to get needed investment and exposure to people in the need for a funeral home.

Status: OUT OF BUSINESS


My Therapy Journal

ASKED FORGOTSHARK
$80,000 for 20%$80,000 for 51%Kevin O’Leary and Robert Herjavec

Entrepreneurs: Rodolfo Saccoman and Alexis Saccoman

Status: OUT OF BUSINESS


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