Shark Tank season 3 episode 1 introduces NBA champion Bill Walton helps a triathlete pitch his idea for a unique water bottle; a ghostwriter from California seeks a business investment; two women from Minnesota present their online business that helps people plan their own funerals.
Season 3 Episode 1 in depth
In season 3 episode 14, there is no guest judge.
Nobody has a monopoly on good ideas.Kevin O’Leary
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 3 Episode 1. 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 3 episode 1:
Shark Tank Air Date: 01/20/12 – Season 3 – Episode 1
|$60,000 for 5%||$60,000 for 8%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: David Mayer and Bill Walton
Clean Bottle is a water container that unscrews from the bottom as well as the top for ease of cleaning. Founded in 2010, Clean Bottle created the world’s first sports bottle with a removable, easy-to-clean bottom cap. After 3 years and 54 prototypes, Dave Mayer has accomplished that goal and appropriately named His invention The Clean Bottle.
Clean Bottle is now in over 5000 stores nationally and 6 countries, with a variety of bottles and hydration products for cyclists, hikers, runners, yoga, CrossFit, and more.
Clean Bottle now also offers custom printing on all its bottles, making them perfect for business, parties, or promotions.
|$200k for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Michael Levin
Levin is the owner of Business Ghost writing services that helps you get your story told in a professional manner.
If you have a great idea for a book, the Business Ghost services will organize your ideas, design your cover, publish your book and even help market the finished product.
They are now an internationally respected ghostwriting firm with two New York Times bestsellers, 16 national bestsellers, and delighted clients on five continents.
|$150,000 for 15%||$150,000 for 30%||Mark Cuban and Daymond John|
Entrepreneurs: Alashe Nelson
EZ VIP is a website where people can pre-purchase a night out on the town without the fear of getting turned away from a venue.
The EZ VIP Business guarantees the VIP Treatment with simply pre-paying for your bottle table at the Hottest Nightclub’s in advance.
Alashe Nelson, the owner and founder of EZ-VIP, has put together a professional-looking website making it super easy to pre-purchase your night out on the town without risk getting turned away at the door or possibly the table rates drastically rise.
At the time of Nelson’s appearance on the Shark Tank, the Business was already successfully launched in the Miami, Florida area.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
|$100,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Nancy Bush and Sue Kruskopf
My Wonderful Life is a personalized services for planning your own funeral in advance. They have partnered with a large insurance company for a plan that gives people the opportunity to prepay for their funeral. Along with her friend, Sue Kruskopf, Nancy started the company after taking care of her husband for 10 months after his cancer diagnosis.
Using their easy planning tools, you can ensure you’re remembered exactly as you want. Helping a parent or loved one create their plan can give you both lasting memories and peace of mind.
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