Shark Tank Season 12 Episode 9 introduces a former WNBA player knows what athletes want in a sports drink; an entrepreneur enlists the help of a superstar to show off his work from home necessity; a couple’s secret to “sexy time”.
Season 12 Episode 9 in depth
Guest sharks this season 12 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 9. 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 9:
- Electra – Healthy Sports Drink
- His and Her Snack Bar
- ALL33 – BackStrong Ergonomic Office Chair
- Trophy Smack – Custom Fantasy Football Trophies
Shark Tank Air Date: 01/08/21 – Season 12 – Episode 9
|$350,000 for 20%||$100,000 cash + $250,000 line of credit for 30% contingent on securing partnership with influencer||Barbara Corcoran|
Entrepreneurs: Fran Harris
Electra is a sports drink brand created by former WNBA player, Fran Harris, Austin, Texas. This healthy drink can be purchased directly from their website along with other branded apparel, and from retailers. Fran Harris is a former ESPN announcer and has been played for the University of Texas to an NCAA championship in 1986 as well as for the Houston Comets’ first WNBA championship team in 1997.
Electra sports drink has less sugar, sodium, and artificial colors compared to other sports drinks and is using an alternative to traditional artificial sweeteners from Munk Fruit. Each bottle of this healthy sports drink contains only 60 calories and many vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, amino acids, and electrolytes.
Electra comes in three flavors – Passion Punch, Litty Lemonade, and Oh Yeah! Orange. In 2021 they will be expanding their products with a powder mix. Fran Harris started by raising $40,000 from a WeFunder campaign. Her projection in the next few years is to generate over $30 million in sales.
|$50,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Jennifer Gallagher and Michael Gallagher
His and Her Bar is created by wife and husband Jennifer and Michael Gallagher and it is what they call the World’s First Aphrodisiac Bar. This snack bar has only 220 calories and it is vegan, gluten-free, and non-GMO. It is made with no fillers and with only seven ingredients including chocolate, cashews, almonds, dates, vanilla, a tiny bit of cayenne pepper and maca.
They started the business in 2020 and the aphrodisiac bar is available for purchase only through their website.
Jennifer Gallagher and Michael Gallagher only sold $2,000 worth His and Her Bar. Unfortunately, the sharks were not able to jump into this adventure as they felt the business is too small for them and the Floridian entrepreneurs left without a deal.
|$500,000 for 2.5%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Bing Howenstein
In Shark Tank Season 12 Episode 9 Bing Howenstein came to the show to pitch the company ALL33, looking for an investment of $500,000 for 2.5% of his company. He impressed the sharks with his $3.2 million in sales.
The name of the company is correlated to the fact that this is the only slouch-proof office chair that induces perfect posture for all 33 of your vertebrae and aligns your spine. ALL33 is designed to prevent posture and fatigue issues, by relieving crucial pressure points throughout your spine and body.
Bing Howenstein is CEO of the company, while Dr. Dennis Colonello and Jim Grove are the team behind it. Dr. Dennis is a world-renowned chiropractor, who help develop the ergonomic chair with the use of Sit In Motion® technology.
Currently, the office chairs are sold directly through their website for a price of $799.
|$600,000 for 8%||$600,000 for 17%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Matt Walsh and Dax Holt
On Shark Tank Season 12 Episode 9, Matt Walsh and Dax Holt presented their custom fantasy football trophy TrophySmack, and represent the hard-earned victory for fantasy sports league enthusiasts. The TrophySmack are great high-quality trophies for any fantasy football, basketball, baseball and soccer games, and are available over 1000+ 26′′-56′′ size custom trophy combinations.
The company amazed the sharks with its great sales numbers and margins. TrophySmack started in 2018 and was able to generate $850,000 in sales, while in 2019, the company doubled its sales to reach $1.9 million in sales.
In January 2018, TrophySmack won the Fantasy Sports Trade Association’s Elevator Pitch Competition, which led to bigger success such as partnering with NBC Sports and Yahoo. They had been also featured on and on TV shows such as ESPN, ABC World News Tonight.
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