Shark Tank season 5 episode 25 introduces a smart light bulb; high-tech cork replacement; subscription service for children’s books; fort-building construction kits for kids; a follow-up on the Breathometer.
Season 5 Episode 25 in depth
John Paul Mitchell Systems co-founder John Paul DeJoria and New York Giants owner Steve Tisch appeared as guest sharks this season.
In season 5 episode 25, there is no guest judge.
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We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 5 Episode 25. 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 5 episode 25:
Shark Tank Air Date: 04/18/14 – Season 5 – Episode 25
Fort Magic – Fort Building Kits
|$75,000 for 15%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Erika Pope
Fort Magic is a fort-building kit invented to let children’s imagination flourish. The kit provides a wealth of poles, connectors and accessory clips to build the best fort ever. A serious upgrade from childhood forts made from stray sticks and sheets, Fort Magic is a building toy unlike any other.
Winner of Dr. Toy’s Best Classic 2014 Toy Award in the category of Creativity, Construction, Educational Value and Activity Play.
Each kit comes with a manual that includes 17 fort designs (rockets, spaceships, pirate ships, castles, etc.) and 100 snap-on fabric clips to attach sheets or blankets to the fort.
Winedoctor – Wine Stoppers
|$250,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Chase Hoyt and Bob Hoyt
Winedoctor kit solo keeps good wine from going bad. The solo includes 1 grip-touch pump that works with the intell-stopper to remove the precise amount of air from wine bottles, ensuring that even days later, the wine will be as fresh and fragrant as when it was opened.
The intelli-stopper is a new high-tech “cork” that virtually eliminates wine losing flavor and aroma in unfinished bottles for over a week. The winedoctor kit solo allows wines to store flat or standing to maximize chilling and storage space.
The problem with current wine preservers is that there is no indication if enough air has been pumped out of the bottle.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
Ilumi – World’s Smartest Lightbulb
|$350,000 for 15%||$350,000 for 25%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Corey Egan and Swapnil Bora
These light bulbs have smarts! ilumi makes LED light bulbs that are color-tunable. They screw into the socket like any normal lightbulb, but they can be controled from the free ilumi smartphone app. From your phone, you can adjust the brightness settings and the colors for as many bulbs as you have in your home. ilumi light bulbs can even be programmed to serve as sunrise alarm clocks, sync to music, and other fun features. As an added benefit, ilumi’s LED technology is seven times more energy efficient than a regular light bulbs, and they are also durable, lasting up to 20 years.
Each ilumi has a built in battery to remember color settings, brightness and schedules, so you can use it with a standard light switch as well as your smartphone. Simply turn on your light and it will go to the exact color you want – when you want it.
The ilumi Smartbulb simply screws in like a regular light bulb and with the free ilumi companion app you can pick out exactly the right light color and brightness for your space and schedule it to fit your daily routine.
|$250,000 for 15%||$250,000 for 25%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Felix and Jordan Lloyd
Zoobean is a parent and educator’s ultimate companion to encourage children’s literacy and expose them to a range of reading materials. Created by a husband and wife duo with backgrounds in children’s education, Zoobean uses data science to generate a “SmartList” of books. Zoobean also offers a curated service that delivers a specially selected book selection each month.
Subscribers would input which books their children enjoyed reading and then ZooBean would deliver a different book each month based on the child’s reading level.
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