Shark Tank season 4 episode 26 introduces an app that provides international travelers with access to live translators; all-natural dog treats; a dating website designed to attract quality singles; gourmet grilled cheese.
Season 4 Episode 26 in depth
In season 4 episode 26, there is no guest judge.
Entrepreneurialism is supposed to be fun!Lori Greiner
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 4 Episode 26. 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 were not 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 4 episode 26:
Shark Tank Air Date: 05/17/13 – Season 4 – Episode 26
|$25,000 for 25%||$25,000 for 25%||Barbara Corcoran|
Entrepreneurs: Ryan Kelly and Daniella Kelly
Ry’s Ruffery are all-natural and healthy dog treats are full of natural protein and vitamin E. These dog biscuits are handmade in the USA.
Ry’s Ruffery biscuits are made with vegetarian ingredients, gluten-free, and are available in several flavors.
Ryan Kelly started the barkery as a hobby because he wanted his own dog to have wholesome and tasty dog treats.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
|$600,000 for 10%||$600,000 for 30%||Barbara Corcoran|
Entrepreneurs: Trew Quakenbush and Cory War
Tom & Chee was founded by Trew Quackenbush and Corey Ward as a gourmet grilled cheese shop in Cincinnati. They went to the Shark Tank seeking $600,000 for a 10% stake.
They were able to close a deal with Barbara Corcoran who was impressed with their sales practice and loyal customers. A few years later they were acquired by GSR Brands and now are in 35 locations.
Their menu is updating and offering handcrafted melts to savory soups and fresh salads, with options like gluten-free bread, vegan cheese and vegan/vegetarian menu items, as well as scaling down to about 10 melt sandwiches from 15.
|$200,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Val Brennan
Three Day Rule was founded by Val Brennan and offers a personalized match-making service for working professionals that does face-to-face and full vetting meetings with each candidate.
One of the main differences with existing matching services is that new members must be invited by existing members and go through an application process.
Val didn’t make any deal with the Sharks but after the show, she was able to strike a deal with Match.com and switched to a more traditional dating model. Later she went back to her main occupation as being a lawyer as she was before starting the dating site. Val is no longer involved with the business, even The Three Day Rule business still exists according to the website.
|$250,000 for 15%||$250,000, for 20%||Kevin O’Leary|
Entrepreneurs: Ryan Frankel and Kunal Sarda
Ryan Frankel and Kunal Sarda founded Verbalizeit, while they were still studying at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. With their Verbalise It app you can instantly communicate in languages like English, German, French, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Arabic, Korean, Hindi, and Japanese.
According to them, they are using advanced software in combination with human translators in order to make the translation process of content faster and more reliable. Verbalizelt later was acquired by the New York-based provider of translation software Smartling.
Kunal Sarda and Ryan Frankel went to Shark Tank asking for $250,000 for 15% equity and ended up making a deal with Kevin O’Leary giving him 20% equity for same amount.
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