Season 5

Season 5 Episode 9

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Shark Tank season 5 episode 9 introduces a product that identifies home visitors; sending imaginative toys to kids through a subscription gift service; a slaw/salsa condiment; a cell phone app.

Season 5 Episode 9 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 9, there is no guest judge.

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I’d rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one.

Kevin O’Leary

We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 5 Episode 9. 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 9:

Shark Tank Air Date: 11/15/13 – Season 5 – Episode 9

Photo: Amazon

Slawsa – Slaw Meets Salsa

$100,000 for 15%NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Julie Busha

Meet this bold new condiment category that blends the best elements of slaw and salsa to produce a healthy and flavorful snack topping. Use it in place of relish on burgers and hot dogs, slather it on sandwiches, or dip your tortilla chips in it, there are limitless ways to enjoy the deliciousness. Slawsa comes in a variety of flavors with a salsa base, but they all have the cabbage backbone that underlies any slaw worth its name.

Slawsa founder is Julie Busha from Waynesville, North Carolina. In 2017, Busha reported that Slawsa is sold in 8,000 stores across the U.S. including at select Walmart stores and Lowe’s Home Improvement. 

Slawsa is a hybrid of slaw and salsa. Slawsa launched in the grocery market in the late fall of 2011. Slawsa Original is all-natural, fat-free, cholesterol-free, gluten-free, low in sodium and kosher. 

Ring Video Doorbell
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Ring Video Doorbell (Formerly Doorbot)

$700,000 for 10% ($7M)NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Jamie Siminoff

Ring Inc. (formerly Doorbot) is a home security and smart home company owned by Amazon. Ring manufactures home security products that incorporate outdoor motion-detecting cameras, including Ring Video Doorbell. 

Ring also provides video footage from its cameras and data from its Neighbors app to law enforcement agencies on request. Its police partnerships have been criticized by civil rights advocacy groups as building an invasive private surveillance network.

In 2013, Ring was founded as Doorbot by Jamie Siminoff. Doorbot was crowdfunded via Christie Street, and raised over $360,000. In 2018, Ring was acquired by Amazon for an estimated value of over $1 billion.


Magic Moments

Magic Moments

$500,000 for 15%NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Sanford Nelson, Trevor George, and Blake George

Magic Moments is an iPhone app and online marketplace that enables users to turn their pitches into products they can buy, sell and share.

Magic Moments allows you to take these photos and create customized products, all directly from your phone. First, you take a photo. Then, you upload the photo to the Magic Moments app, add a product, customize the product, and when finished customizing. They then have the opportunity to add these images to merchandise sold by Café Press and wait until your product is delivered directly to you!


Surprise Ride
Photo: Amazon

Surprise Ride

$110,000 for 10%NO DEALNO SHARK

Entrepreneurs: Donna Khalife and Rosy Khalife

Surprise Ride was founded in 2013 by sisters Donna and Rosy Khalife, landing on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank just a few months after launch. The Khalife sisters continue to develop additional products under the new collaboration with Fat Brain Toys.

Explore the wonder of the world through specially curated STEM, history, geography, and art activities. Surprise Ride delivers activity kits to homes around the country to give kids a break from technology. Perfect for ages 5-12.

We utilize safe, innovative materials in combination with modern designs to create toys that are as entertaining as they are educational. Rides are theme-based and cover a wide variety of subjects, from art and science to food and geography. 


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