Shark Tank season 8 episode 1 introduces Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown touts the benefits of personalized shoe slides; a 16-year-old high school junior impresses the Sharks with an app that can stop cyberbullying messages before the damage can be done; two men designed an ingenious at-home beer dispenser that uses sound waves to makes bottled and canned beer taste like draft; a woman proposes sending heartwarming chicken soup. Also, an update on 2400 Expert, an SAT prep course in which Mark Cuban invested during season seven.
Season 8 Episode 1 in depth
In this season as the regular sharks appear Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Kevin O’Leary, Barbara Corcoran, and Robert Herjavec. Venture investor Chris Sacca returned as a guest shark in several episodes this season.
In season 8 episode 1, there is no guest judge.
You can always find a solution if you try hard enough.Lori Greiner
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 8 Episode 8. 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 8 episode 1:
- A Spoonful of Comfort – Soup Delivery
- ReThink – Cyberbullying Software
- Fizzics – Beer Pouring System
- ISlide Customizable Sandals
Shark Tank Air Date: 09/24/16 – Season 8 – Episode 1
|$400,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Marti Wymer and Scott Gustafson
A Spoonful of Comfort is a comfort food delivery service specializing in soup. They offer a range of gourmet soups as well as gluten-free and vegan soup options and gift packages.
Gift care packages often include a 64-ounce jar of soup, dinner rolls, cookies and a variety of add-ons such as gift cards, teas, honey, books and socks. The soup is blast frozen and shipped in an insulated package with gel ice packs.
Marti Wymer came up with the idea after her mother was diagnosed with cancer. She felt helpless and wanted to comfort her when she couldn’t be there in person.
|$100,000 for 20%||$100,000 for 20%||Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner|
Entrepreneurs: Trisha Prabhu
ReThink is a young girl’s journey to stop cyberbullying before it starts. ReThink is a non-intrusive, innovative and award-winning solution to stop cyberbullying before it happens, especially in young adolescents and teenagers. Use ReThink Keyboard to give your child a second chance to pause, review and ReThink their messages on every app they use.
ReThink is anti-cyberbullying software that attempts to stop bullying before it happens. ReThink scans all texts and social media messages for offensive content while the message is being typed.
The software download for Apple and Android devices is free and there is community edition for schools.
|$500,000 for 4%||$2,000,000 million for 16.67%||Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner|
Entrepreneurs: Phil Petracca and David McDonald
With the Fizzics DraftPour, you can enjoy nitro-style draft beer anywhere. Fizzics converts beer’s natural carbonation into dense, uniformly sized bubbles called Micro-Foam which enhances the aroma, flavor and mouthfeel of any beer. DraftPour makes every beer taste better.
Conveniently powered with a USB Wall Adapter or 2 AA Batteries. Accommodates all cans and bottles, including 500ml and 750ml bottles. It’s built with zinc reinforced pc-abs composite with Titanium metallic and matte finishes.
|$500,000 for 5%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Justin Kittredge
ISlide is a personalized sandal. ISlide are featuring a fully customizable top strap, and the option of personalized sides, stand in what you stand for came to life. Not only that, but it is the comfiest slide on the market. Between the unique design each slide features, and the supreme comfort, this is one pair of shoes you never want to take off.
One of ISlides biggest accomplishments is securing a significant license with the NBA. The slides cost about $15 to produce. The base is made in China. But the customization process takes place at the Norwood, Mass. headquarters.
The slides, made of rubber and synthetic fabric, feature adjustable straps and an egg-crate like footbed — known as Relief Pro Lining or RPL — which massages your feet. ISlide has a patent pending on a new model with a wavy gel sole and built-in arch support.
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