Shark Tank season 2 episode 1 introduces the exploits of two sisters with a children’s dance company that shock the sharks; a chef creates tasty seafood products; a winemaker has a game-changing product; an entrepreneur has a line of men’s accessories.
Season 2 Episode 1 in depth
In season 2 episode 1, the guest judge is Mark Cuban.
Mark Cuban is an American entrepreneur, investor, media proprietor, and television personality with a net worth estimated to $4.3 billion.
Cuban owns film distributor Magnolia Pictures, as well as owns IceRocket search engine that scours the blogosphere for content.
He is a chairman of AXS TV, the owner of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Dallas Mavericks, and co-owner of 2929 Entertainment.
In 2011, Cuban wrote an e-book in which he chronicles his experiences in business and sports. The book is called “How to Win at the Sport of Business“.
Don’t cry about money – it never cries for you.Kevin O’Leary
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 2 Episode 1. 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 2 episode 1:
- Wurking Stiffs Magnetic Collar Stay
- The Original Shrimp Burger
- Tippi Toes – Children’s Dance Songs
- Copa Di Vino
Shark Tank Air Date: 03/20/11 – Season 2 – Episode 1
|$85,000 for 10%||$100,000 for 40%||Daymond John|
Entrepreneurs: Jonathan Boos
Würkin Stiffs founder Jon Boos came up with the idea when he was tired of fighting his uncontrollable collar.
Power Stays magnetic collar stays have powerful magnets that work with any casual, sportswear, dress shirt, or button-down shirt that has a collar stay slot under the collar.
Würkin Stiffs Collar Stays are made with airport-safe, corrosion-resistant, and hand-polished stainless steel, letting you avoid the TSA pat-down—while still looking pulled-together when you land.
Their surgical stainless steel collar stays offer an adjustable, hidden button-down collar that won’t bend or break, keeping .
|$200,000 for 25%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Shawn Davis
Original Shrimp Burger created by Chef Big Shake comes in an assortment of flavors including; jalapeno, Cajun, teriyaki and original. The Shrimp burger is a hamburger alternative that is nutritious and tasty.
The creator of the shrimp burger when into the shark tank asking for $200k for 25%, but not sharks took a bite of that deal. However, the owner did see a huge increase in sales after being on the shark tank.
|$30,000 for 5%||$100,000 for 30%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Sarah Nuse and Megan Reilly
Tippi Toes is a children’s dance company, run by sisters Sarah. They go directly into preschools and daycare centers to teach children dance is what makes their model different.
The sisters run their business as a franchise and have 7 franchises around the country. their franchisees, require a 10-year contract and charge a minimum of $1000 each month in royalty fees.
|$300,000 for 5%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: James Martin
Copa Di Vino is the leading producer of premium wine by the glass in the United States. When James Martin, founder, and owner, was on a bullet train adventure through the south of France discovered the concept.
Beyond his own wines, Martin is eager to introduce his packaging to other Northwest wineries.
His own Copa Di Vino Pinot Grigio won Best in Show White Wine at the Northwest Food & Wine Festival.
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