In Shark Tank season 3 episode 12 the Sharks fight over an innovative three-in-one nail polish invented by a mother of six girls from West Hartford, CT, who had to sell her engagement ring to start her business. A husband and wife team of feisty New Yorkers believe they have the next big thing in women\’s accessories; two Pittsburgh hockey moms pitch their home-grown tank top business with interchangeable straps; and a couple from Pasadena, CA insist that their unique sippy cups be manufactured in the USA to maintain quality. In a follow up story, the entrepreneurs behind Talbott Teas from Chicago, IL have big news about a deal with Jamba Juice after their TV appearance.
Season 3 Episode 12 in depth
In season 3 episode 12, the guest judge is Lori Greiner.
Lori Greiner is an American television personality, inventor, and entrepreneur. She is an investor on the reality TV show Shark Tank and its spin-off Beyond the Tank. She has been known as the “Queen of QVC” since 2000.
In March 2014, she authored the book Invent it, Sell it, Bank it! – Make Your Million Dollar Idea into a Reality.
Greiner is the president and founder of For Your Ease Only, Inc.
There is no tomorrow. You’re dead to me if you say ‘no’ to my deal. You’re dead. You’re gone. I don’t even know who you are. You’re a vapor.Kevin O’Leary
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 3 Episode 12. 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 12:
- Lollacup Sippy Cups
- Debbie Brooks Handbags and Accesories
- Nail Pak
- TriMi Tanks with interchangeable straps
Shark Tank Air Date: 04/27/12 – Season 3 – Episode 12
|$100,000 for 15%||$100,000 for 40%||Robert Herjavec and Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Hanna Lim
LollaCup is a sippy cup product inspired by Mark and Hanna Lim’s kids. Flexible straw has a weighted end that anchors in the liquid to help young children drink effectively, even when the cup is tilted.
All materials and parts are FDA-approved and conform to the US Consumer Product Safety Commisssion’s regulations.
Straw is valve-free, making it easy for young children to sip handle is easily removable from the base of the cup for placement in most cup holders. The handles are great for toddlers’ little hands, but they do also detach with a simple twist in case you’re on-the-go.
|$540,000 for 20%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Paul D’Auriac & Debbie Brooks
Debbie Brooks is a line of fashionable handbags featuring “magna-fab”, a removable magnet that attaches to the front of the bag, allowing for the design to be changed up.
Although, Paul and Debbie have grown the brand as they had hoped and have become a massive company. Debbie Brooks now offers more than just handbags such as phone covers, key chains, and pendants. The products are made of leather and silk with silver, gold, and metallic accents.
The brand’s currently available online and at retailers nationwide.
|$50,000 for 20%||$50,000 for 40%||Lori Greiner|
Entrepreneurs: Barbara Lampugnale
Nail Pak combines nail polish, a nail file and fingernail polish remover all in a convenient travel pack. The remover is conveniently on individual pads that fit under the nail polish bottle.
Barbara, the founder needed a solution to minimize all the stuff she carried in her purse such as fingernail polish, a nail file and nail polish remover. They came up with NailPak, a self-contained package that combines nail polish and polish remover along with pads and a file.
The bottom half houses 40 user-friendly, pre-soaked polish remover pads.
|$57,000 for 30%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Lindsay Johnson and Nicole Bilsky
Trimi Tanks are tank tops with interchangeable straps that make owning just a few tank tops seem like you have a closet full. Ideal for anyone looking to minimize their closet without minimizing their choices.
The TriMi Tank comes with two standard sets of straps on every TriMi, which are the small black beaded one and the chain. With each purchase, you get to choose another set of straps at no charge. You can purchase more for only $5 for a set.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
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