Shark Tank Season 14 Episode 5 brings a napping product designed to reduce stress; a product which allows kids to unleash their creativity without the mess; a line of cozy accessories for the great outdoors; guest shark Emma Grede, the CEO of Good American.
Season 14 Episode 5 in depth
Guest sharks this season include Emma Grede, CEO and co-founder of Good American and founding partner of Skims; Gwyneth Paltrow, actress and founder of goop; Peter Jones, dragon on Dragons’ Den; Daniel Lubetzky, founder and executive chairman of Kind; Kendra Scott, founder and CEO of Kendra Scott LLC; and Tony Xu, CEO and co-founder of DoorDash.
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Tough times never last; tough people always do.Robert Herjavec
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 14 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 14 episode 5:
Shark Tank Air Date: 10/21/22 – Season 14 – Episode 5
Plufl – Human Portable Beds
|$200,000 for 10%||$200,000 for 15%||Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner|
Entrepreneurs: Yuki Kinoshita and Noah Silverman
Plufl is the latest innovation to revolutionize sleep – an innovative napping bed designed by Yuki Kinoshita and Noah Silverman and recently debuted on ABC’s hit show, Shark Tank. This revolutionary new product promises to improve both quality and quantity of sleep – two things that are essential for overall health and wellbeing.
The Plufl is a premium sleeping bed that provides the most relaxation there is. It is designed to provide luxury and comfort, bringing relief to individuals who have ADHD and anxiety and stress issues. Created by Yuki Kinoshita and Noah Silverman, Plufl started from a Kickstarter campaign where they successfully raised over $290,000 from 799 backers to help bring this project to life.
The Plufl bed is unlike any other napping bed currently available. Its unique design uses a combination of air cells, memory foam, and cooling gel pads to create a comfortable resting experience that can be customized to fit individual needs. The mattress also features adjustable support legs so users can find the perfect balance between firmness and softness for optimal comfort.
The cushion edge is thick and deep so you can place your hands and legs within just a few seconds. The adjustable spinal support coil base cradles you into a relaxing and natural fetal position that will lull you to sleep right away.
The Plufl bed has already won the attention of many influential figures like the Sharks from Shark Tank who praised its unique design and practical benefits. Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner made an offer for 15% stake in their company for $200,000, which Yuki Kinoshita and Noah Silverman gladly accepted.
|$250,000 for 10%||$250,000 for 20%||Emma Grede|
Entrepreneurs: Charles Young and Ashley Young
Bridal Babes designs special wedding dresses for brides and their bridesmaids. The company was founded by Ashley and her husband Charles in 2019. What led to the creation of the company was the frastration after Ashley searched online and offline for dresses for her friends and family but could not find them.
Brides and bridesmaids typically prefer matching or similar-colored dresses from each other, so the dresses always look wonderful together. Bridal Babes’ sell for between $40 up to $200 for their luxury collection. The Sharks were impressed with the margins and Charles Young and Ashley Young were able to close a deal with Emma Grede for 20% of their business for $250,000.
Ashley Young has a Marketing degree from the University of Virginia and before started her business she worked as a Senior Digital Media Planner at Porter Novelli.
Most of their customers comes from the social platforms such as Instagram and Tiktok, where they have +99k followers and +60k on respectively. Their total lifetime sales are $2 million, year to date, as their best year so far was in 2021, when they earned $950,000. Their forecast for 2022 was around $1.2 million.
Big Bee Little Bee
|$100,000 for 20%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Amy Leinbach and Marlo Leinbach
Mother-and-daughter team Amy Leinbach and Marlo Leinbach appear on Shark Tank show season 14 withtheir company Big Bee Little Bee, started in 2016. The young duo asked the shark for $100,000 for a 20% equity in their company. Though the sharks liked the ladies adorable business plan, they weren’t pleased with the revenue numbers. Amy informed the group that she didn’t to have as much profit in the business due to the supply chain difficulties. Furthermore, she had dedicated amounts to $100,000 of her own finances to develop Marlo’s idea.
Big Bee Little Bee’s products range from the ScrubBEE to the Marker Parker and the Build-A-Straw. They have developed many products and this actually is something the sharks didn’t like as they felt that Amy and her daughter weren’t focusing to improve their products.
The lifetime sales of Amy and Marlo’s Big Bee Little Bee business totaled more than $200,000, but it was not entirely achieved through their special unique cleansing scrubber. Their line of products was in the works, and Big Bee Little Bee pledged they would be a part of this deal that’s being pitched to the sharks.
The sharks were not satisfied with the company’s sales, even the duo did a good job presenting their pitch to the sharks. Unfortunately they were not able to land a deal with the sharks, although it was a great experience for the young enterpreneurs.
Pretty Rugged – Lifestyle Brand
|$200,000 for 10%||$200,000 for 25%||Robert Herjavec and Lori Greiner|
Entrepreneurs: Tracy Slocum
Pretty Rugged is a little-known luxury brand that develops fashionable, windproof, waterproof, and spillproof faux fur clothing and accessories. Its products are made using RuggedTex and SatinTex, a unique technology employed by Pretty Rugged.
The founder of the company Tracy Slocum started with just original blanket and TS luxe blanket in size 50″ x 70″ and then expanded into different types of products for outdoor including TS Luxe Poncho, TS Luxe Cardigan, Pretty Puffer Vest, The Blakely Bomber, The Collins Capelet, The TS Vest and 3 in 1 Shawl.
Pretty Rugged made a huge splash at the winter’s NY NOW 2018 Winter Market. Winning both Best New Product and Best In Market awards from the show, the company proved their dedication to serving active and adventurous women of all ages with high-quality items that are designed to last.
The award-winning product was Pretty Rugged’s signature line of fashion-forward jackets, outerwear and accessories. Featuring innovative fabrics and treatments that protect against weather elements as well as a modern style in sizes for petite to plus sizes, each piece is designed with maximum functionality in mind. From skiing weekends to hiking trails, these pieces can handle any outdoor activity with ease while keeping their wearer looking stylishly put together.
She also makes blankets for pets as she knows how much you love your pet and want to help make sure they’re taken care of in the best way possible. Pretty Rugged have created a luxurious faux fur customizable pet blanket with your pet’s name embroidered on it. This blanket is perfect for car trips, cages, carriers and much more! Not only will it keep your pet warm and cozy, but it’s also incredibly beautiful.
The high-quality fabric ensures durability so you know this blanket will last for years to come – no need to worry about replacing it anytime soon. And if you’re looking for something special to gift a loved one who has a furry friend of their own, look no further than Pretty Rugged’s custom blankets! There are many different color options available so you can find exactly what speaks to you or the recipient of the gift.
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