Shark Tank Season 12 Episode 1 brings a solution for storing paint efficiently; a portable electric vehicle charger; a product designed to keep garments safe from bacteria and odor; an improved blanket.
Season 12 Episode 1 in depth
Guest sharks this season include Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS and co-founder of Madefor, and Kendra Scott, founder and CEO of Kendra Scott LLC. Returning guest Sharks include Alex Rodriguez, baseball player and founder and CEO of A-Rod Corp, and Daniel Lubetzky, founder and executive chairman of Kind.
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We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 12 Episode 1. 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 12 episode 1:
- GarmaGuard™ Organic Garment & Fabric Cleanser
- Touch Up Cup – Paint Storage Container
- Rumpl Blankets – High-Performance Blanket
- SparkCharge – Athletic Socks
Shark Tank Air Date: 10/16/20 – Season 12 – Episode 1
GarmaGuard™ Organic Garment & Fabric Cleanser
|$300,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Pete Badawy and Bianca Badawy
On Shark Tank Season 12 Episode 1, Pete Badawy and Bianca Badawy introduced their company GarmaGuard. This Non-GMO, garment and fabric cleanser can be sprayed on clothes and sanitized. GarmaGuard business has been active and for over 18 months ago was able to generate $476,000 in sales.
This organic garment and fabric cleanser is vegan, biodegradable, and cruelty-free. It works on all fabrics. The cost to manufacture the product is $1.85 while is selling for $12.99. One can could be used for more than 225 sprays.
Unfortunately, Pete Badawy and Bianca Badawy were not able to make a deal with the sharks and left without an investment.
Touch Up Cup – Paint Storage Container
|$150,000 for 10%||$150,000 for 17.5%||Blake Mycoskie|
Entrepreneurs: Jason Grill and Carson Grill
Father and 15-year-old son Jason Grill and Carson Grill introduced their product Touch Up Cup on Shark Tank Season 12 Episode 1. Their product is a way to store excess paint for a quick, easy, accessible touch-up, and keep paint fresh and free of rust clumps. It can be stored paint in air-tight seal stores for years.
It includes a clear container to easily see paint color and a stainless steel rapid mixing sphere. Using these Touch Up Cup containers you can store latex paint for up to 10 years and oil-based paint for up to 15 years.
The company landed a deal with the guest shark Blake Mycoskie and continues to grow and expand and is currently available in over 4,000 locations throughout the United States. You can purchase via their website, Amazon, Lowes, Walmart, and Home Depot. They also have international interests from Australia and New Zealand.
Rumpl Blankets – High-Performance Blanket
|$600,000 for 4%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Wylie Robinson
Rumpl Blanket by Wylie Robinson of Portland, Oregon appears in the show with this weather-resistant and warm outdoor blanket. They are made from strong ripstop nylon, secure cross-stitching and a DWR (Durable Water Repellent) and are available in three sizes.
An average of 60 recycled plastic bottles are used in each Rumpl blanket and also the company is involved in many environmental causes by donating one percent of all sales. His entrepreneurship journey started with a successful Kickstarter campaign where he received 10x the initial goal and raised more than $250,000. This immediately made him quit his job and pursued his idea.
In 2019 Rumpl Blankets used 2,980,979 plastic bottles that would end up in the landfills. They continue with environmental causes as being a member of Climate Neutral, where they will be purchasing 100% credits for offsetting 100% of their carbon footprint. Unfortunately, he didn’t make a deal with the shark and left without investment.
SparkCharge – Electric Car Charger
|$1 000,000 for 6%||$1 000,000 for 10% + 4% advisory shares||Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner|
Entrepreneurs: Chris Ellis and Josh Aviv
On Shark Tank Season 12 Episode 1, Chris Ellis and Josh Aviv pitched their portable charging system that generates 15 miles of range in just 15 minutes, which is 8 times faster than standard wired charging stations.
Based in Massachusetts the company provides mobile charging and is in the process of developing an app to connect clients with local service contractors. In just 6 months SparkCharge has made $500,000 in sales, while their projection till the end of 2020 is to make $1,000,000 in sales.
The batteries can stack on top of each other and work together to deliver the amount of range required. Their plan is to expand and scale SparkCharge to major cities across the U.S. Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner were intrigued and partnered together to offer a deal to Chris Ellis and Josh Aviv.
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