In Shark Tank season 4 episode 1 all five Sharks join forces to make a deal. Also, a recent college graduate from Indianapolis, IN wants to turn an inconvenience into opportunity with his ticketless coat check system; a man from Central City, CO wants the Sharks to invest in his belt buckle idea that doubles as a beverage holder; a licensed massage therapist from Phoenix, AZ takes a stand to reinvigorate the ancient art of body massage; and two women from Freehold, NJ believe they have a solution to the nationwide epidemic of bedbugs. Also, an update on Rick Hopper from Fullerton, CA and his Readerest eyeglass holder, which Lori Greiner invested in during Season 3.
Season 4 Episode 1 in depth
In season 4 episode 1, there is no guest judge.
You gotta crawl before you ball!Mark Cuban
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 4 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 4 episode 1:
- Bev Buckle – Beverage Holding Belt Buckle
- Coat Chex – Electronic Coat Checking System
- Body Walking Institute
Shark Tank Air Date: 09/14/12 – Season 4 – Episode 1
|$50,000 for 10%||$50,000 for 51%||Barbara Corcoran|
Entrepreneurs: Jay Kriner
The Beer Buckle is the perfect way to hold your bottle or can hands-free with STYLE! Made in the USA out of solid Zinc Alloy, when you fold down the faceplate, a spring-loaded copper ring springs up, stops, and stays in place to slide your beverage through and hold hands free!
Fits belts with a 1.5-inch belt bracket. Does not include a belt with this purchase. The Bev Buckle holds more than just beer. It’s perfect for any canned or bottled beverage. It holds your drink while you take a picture to use your phone.
|$200,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Derek Pacque
Coat Chex is a ticketless coat checking system for events. The system takes your picture and matches your face to your coat or other belongings.
When it comes time to retrieve your coat, the attendant sees your picture and a picture of your coat to make sure there are no mix-ups.
This system can also work for valet, dry-cleaning, baggage holding, or rental services.
|$125,000 for 7%||$250,000 for 25%||Kevin O’Leary, Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Barbara Corcoran, and Robert Herjavec|
Entrepreneurs: Maria Curcio & Veronica Periongo
BuggyBeds bed bug glue traps provide early detection for bed bugs. Slide and hide BuggyBeds in all four corners between mattress and box spring, in couch cushions, closets and more.
BuggyBeds is a bed bug glue trap and early detection system that attracts, traps and kills bedbugs.
|$100,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Todd Miller
Body Walking Institute is a massage therapy system in which the therapist walks on the patient’s back. The system allows the practitioner to provide maximum pressure with maximum control.
It utilizes a skilled and unique application of ICT, Ischemic Compression Therapy, that increases the release of nutrient-rich blood to soft tissue and muscles. The result is maximum liberation of your muscular system for overall ease of movement and superior athletic performance.
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Executive producer Mark Burnett and Sony Pictures TV and bring another season of the business-themed reality show Shark Tank where major investors, aka “sharks” pitch business ideas from contestants. The show is based on the Japanese reality show “Dragon’s Den.”