Season 1

Season 1 Episode 8

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Shark Tank season 1 episode 8 introduces a young entrepreneur’s overconfidence could blow a deal with the sharks; Kevin O’Leary follows an entrepreneur out of the Shark Tank to get the last word after being outbid by another shark.

Season 1 Episode 8 in depth

In this first season as sharks in every episode appear Kevin HarringtonDaymond JohnKevin O’LearyBarbara Corcoran, and Robert Herjavec 

In this season 1 episode 8, there is no guest judge.

Kevin Harrington

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

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

Source: Wikipedia

From 2006 to 2008, Harrington was the Director of Infusion Brands International, Inc. In 2007, he became the Executive Director of ResponzeTV Plc and the Chief Executive Officer of ResponzeTV Plc, then a year later, in 2008, he left both positions.

On ABC TV series Shark Tank, Harrington was one of the first investors and members of the Sharks from its beginning in 2009. After two seasons of the show, he left in 2011.

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We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 1 Episode 8. 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 8:

Shark Tank Air Date: 10/06/09 – Season 1 – Episode 8



$90,000 for 10%$90,000 for 25%Barbara Corcoran

Entrepreneurs: D.J. Stephan and Sean Conway

NoteHall is a website where study guides and class notes are buying and selling by college students.

After its appearing on the ABC reality show Shark Tank in October 2009, Notehall gained recognition that later lead to been purchased by the textbook-rental company Chegg. Chegg Homework Help site later integrated into its platform..

In order to make them available to their classmates to Notehall, students can upload documents such as class notes, outlines, or study guides and sell them via Notehall’s website. Students who need these documents can view them by buying credits from the website. Notehall takes 50% of the sales of any notes.


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$50,000 for 25%NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Edwin Heaven

Throx is the first company to offer three socks for when you lose one. The founder Edwin Heaven is a screenplay writer, he also directed and produced a couple of short movies and appeared multiple times at international film festivals.

Washed Up Hollywood

$500,000 for 25%NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Danon Beres

Washed Up Hollywood is a fashion accessories company focused on its unique hardware buckles and belts, founded by Danon Beres.

Danon’s dad, Al Beres, is a successful luxury belt designer, and now Beers is following in his footsteps, but he needs investment to grow to the next stage. 

Over the year before his appearance on Shark Tank he’s sold 10,000 belts in 300 stores, including Nordstrom.


Treasure Chest Pets

$150,000 for 20%$150,000 for 60%Barbara Corcoran and Daymond John

Entrepreneurs: Lisa Lloyd

Treasure Chest Pets is a kids’ organizers that look like stuffed animals for children.

Lisa Lloyd, the founder of the Treasure Pets had already her product in 200 smaller stores with sales totaling $100k within the past year. She needs the Sharks to help finance to fulfill larger orders from the big retailers. 

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