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Season 2 Episode 1

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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 guest sharks are  Jeff Foxworthy and Mark Cuban. Mark Cuban appeared as a shark in several episodes this season and in season three he would become a regular.

In season 2 episode 1, the guest judge is Mark Cuban.

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“.

Source: Wikipedia

Mark Cuban
Photo credit: Gage Skidmore / Wikipedia

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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:

Shark Tank Air Date: 03/20/11 – Season 2 – Episode 1

Wurking Stiffs Magnetic Collar Stay
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Wurking Stiffs Magnetic Collar Stay

$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 .

The Original Shrimp Burger
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The Original Shrimp Burger

$200,000 for 25%NO DEALNO 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.

Tippi Toes
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Tippi Toes – Children’s Dance Songs

$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.

Copa Di Vino
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Copa Di Vino

$300,000 for 5%NO DEALNO 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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