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 season 1 episode 8, there is no guest judge.
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.
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.
Stop the madness!Kevin O’Leary
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 Notehall.com 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.
|$50,000 for 25%||NO DEAL||NO 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.
|$500,000 for 25%||NO DEAL||NO 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.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
|$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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