Shark Tank season 2 episode 2 introduces a toy-rental business; a new product from a sports enthusiast; a bacon-scented wake-up call; an update on last season’s winner.
Season 2 Episode 2 in depth
In season 2 episode 4, the guest judge is Mark Cuban.
Mark Cuban is an American entrepreneur, television personality, media proprietor, and investor, whose net worth is an estimated $4.3 billion.
He is an owner of IceRocket, a search engine that scours the blogosphere for content. Cuban owns film distributor Magnolia Pictures.
He is the owner of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Dallas Mavericks, co-owner of 2929 Entertainment, and chairman of AXS TV.
In 2011, Cuban wrote an e-book, How to Win at the Sport of Business, in which he chronicles his experiences in business and sports.
They’re gonna crush you like the cockroaches you are!Kevin O’Leary
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 2 Episode 2. 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 2 episode 2:
- Vurtego Pogo Sticks
- First Defense Nasal Screens
- Toygaroo – Rental Service for Toys
- Wake N Bacon – Bacon Cooking Alarm Clock
Shark Tank Air Date: 03/25/11 – Season 2 – Episode 2
|$500,000 for 20%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Brian Spencer
Vurtego Pogo Sticks use space-age technology to launch riders as high as 10 feet into the air. It’s easy to use and anyone can ride it. The stick comes in different sizes too so depending on your height you can get the appropriate stick.
Vurtego holds the world record for the highest jump on a pogo stick. Vurtego’s bounce comes from compressed air instead. Before hopping on, you simply pump it up using any bike pump or air compressor.
The cylinder body is made of aircraft aluminum and the footpeg assembly locks the user’s feet to the pogo stick securely during the bounce. Made in the USA, Vurtego comes fully assembled and ready to bounce you to new heights!
|$500,000 for 10%||$750,000 loan for 30% + 10% royalty in perpetuity||Kevin O’Leary, Daymond John and Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Joe Moore
First Defense Nasal Screens are a new revolutionary lightweight, non inserted, nonintrusive, almost nonvisible, hypoallergenic, a self-adhesive screen that covers the nasal passage and filters the air we breathe.
These screens ward off allergies without medication. First Defense Nasal Screens are self-adhesive strips that attach to your nose to cover the nasal passage. They filter the air coming in through your nose and keeps allergens out.
This product has been tested to significantly reduce 99% of particles at 10 microns. Even at sub-micron levels they have been shown to be effective by 77% or more.
|$100,000 for 10%||$200,000 for 35%||Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary|
Entrepreneurs: Nikki Pope
Toygaroo is a subscription toy service. Toygaroo founder Nikki Pope comes with the idea to create a company that sends toys to your doorstep for a monthly rate that children can play with new toys.
When the child is done playing with the toy, the customer sends it back to Toygaroo.
Due to problems with its business model the company declared bankruptcy in 2012.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
|$40,000 for 20%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Matty Sallin
Wake N Bacon is an idea for an alarm clock that wakes up the user with freshly cooked bacon.
After its appearing on the show, Matty Sallin, the creator of this idea didn’t move much with his Wake N Bacon business adventure.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
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