Shark Tank season 7 episode 5 introduces a pitch prompts a harsh brush-off; managing excess Halloween candy with a children’s book and gifts; premium beef jerky; a mirror designed to build self-esteem.
Season 7 Episode 5 in depth
Actor Ashton Kutcher, music manager Troy Carter, and venture investor Chris Sacca appeared as guest sharks this season.
In season 7 episode 5, there is no guest judge.
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I always think it’s a smart move to have your eyes on everything in your business, everywhere. Go see your factory with your own eyes when you’re in a position to. No one knows your business better than you do and you have to see every aspect of it for yourself.Lori Greiner
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 7 Episode 5. 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 7 episode 5:
- The Skinny Mirror – Makes You Look Slimmer
- xCraft – Lightning Fast Drone Quadcopter
- Switch Witch – Halloween Doll that Swaps Candy for Gifts
- Three Jerks Beef Jerky – Filet Mignon Jerky
Shark Tank Air Date: 10/23/15 – Season 7 – Episode 5
The Skinny Mirror – Makes You Look Slimmer
|$200,000 for 20%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Belinda Jasmine
The Skinny Mirror helps users look slimmer with 5 to 10 pounds with a subtle slimming effect on their reflection. The smallest (13″ x 49″) retailed for $99, but also it came in a variety of sizes. Belinda Jasmine from Sand City, California is the entrepreneur behind Skinny Mirror.
Feelings of competence, energy levels, and ‘perceived’ attractiveness is directly tied to our self-image, according to studies.
The Skinny Mirror helps you combat that false ideal, “thin” is beautiful, that you may be one of many struggling to live up to the media ideal. The world around you will agree if you see YOURSELF as beautiful.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
xCraft – Lightning Fast Drone Quadcopter
|$500,000 for 25%||$1.5 million for 25%||Kevin O’Leary, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran, and Robert Herjavec|
Entrepreneurs: JD Claridge
xCraft is a successful drone developer company. It designs and manufactures customized Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in the U.S.A. It aims to open commercial application doors by powerful flying machines, innovate high-end and small.
The aerospace engineer JD Claridge and his partner Charles Manning founded the innovative flagship product in 2014. Their crowdfunding received funds triple their goal.
The drone automatically returns to the launcher position, in case of a lost radio signal or low battery. The speed of a plane, xCraft brilliantly combines with the hovering ability of a helicopter.
Switch Witch – Halloween Doll that Swaps Candy for Gifts
|$55,000 for 25%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Rob Bouley and Lara Spear Rily
The Switch Witch is created by Rob Bouley (an ice cream shop owner from Massachusetts) and his sister-in-law Lara Spear Riley. This small plush doll is as a guest throughout October at children’s homes.
At the beginning of the month, young Switch Witches say goodbye to their parents, for an extended sleepover with your child, according to the book that accompanies each Switch Witch.
Their initial quest for funding on the Kickstarter platform fell as their attempt to fund 2000 completed products, and only ending up making $3,811 of their $14,500 goal.
Three Jerks Beef Jerky – Filet Mignon Jerky
|$100,000 for 15%||$100,000 for 15% + 15% option||Daymond John|
Entrepreneurs: Jordan Barrocas and Daniel Fogelson
Three Jerks Beef Jerky is made from the most prized cut of beef, filet mignon and premium beef jerky, creatively seasoned and all-natural. You’ll be wanting more from their convenient and elegant snack.
Three Jerks Beef Jerky contains no Sodium, Preservatives, nitrates, MSG, Gluten, or other artificial ingredients. Original, Maple Bourbon Churro, Memphis BBQ, Chipotle Adobo and Hamburger are included in the Three Jerks flavors.
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