Shark Tank season 8 episode 10 introduces an entrepreneurial team from Santa Cruz, California, who leaves the Tank to discuss an offer for their electric skateboard business, they get a surprise from the Sharks upon their return; an MIT grad from San Francisco, California, gave up a high-paying consultant job to focus on making human-quality pet food delivered fresh to your door; a duo from San Francisco, California, has a new generation of chewable coffee products made to optimize physical and mental function; and a former restaurateur and her husband designed a product that makes gourmet at-home cooking a breeze. Also, a follow-up on the mother-daughter team from the Denver, Colorado, and their Simply Fit Board, which Lori Greiner invested in during season 7.
Season 8 Episode 10 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 10, the guest judge is Chris Sacca.
Christopher Sacca is an American venture investor, company advisor, entrepreneur, and lawyer. He is the proprietor of Lowercase Capital, a venture capital fund in the United States that has invested in seed and early-stage technology companies such as Twitter, Uber, Instagram, Twilio, and Kickstarter.
Since 2011 he has been listed on Forbes’ Midas List: Top Tech Investors.
Lowercase Capital had an investment portfolio of around 80 startups and a variety of more mature companies by 2017.
In April 2017, Sacca announced that he was retiring from venture investing and along with it his role on Shark Tank.
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Shark Tank Season 8
It’s not about money or connections–it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.Mark Cuban
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 8 Episode 10. 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 10:
Shark Tank Air Date: 12/02/16 – Season 8 – Episode 10
Nootrobox – Chewable Coffee Cubes and Brain Boosting Supplements
|$2,000,000 for 5%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt
Nootrobox helps improve cognitive function by offering edible coffee cubes and other supplements. Smart drugs or nootropics, that are also vegan and gluten-free help to focus and boost mental clarity.
Nootrobox has multiple successful IndieGoGo campaigns. Nootropics include things like vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and many botanical and synthetic compounds
Ingredients in HVMN Rise are tested across a broad set of indicators of cognitive performance including stress, fatigue, working memory, and reaction time. The precise combination of three nootropic ingredients to support long-term cognitive health & performance.
Nomiku Sous Vide Cooker
|$250,000 for 5%||$250,000 for 10%||Chris Sacca|
Entrepreneurs: Lisa Fetterman and Abe Fetterman
Nomiku started from a Kickstarter campaign in 2012. Founder by former restaurateur Lisa Fetterman and her husband Abe Fetterman. The food is cooked evenly all the way through using the sous vide technique and retains moisture.
The WiFi Nomiku comes in either black or white. The home delivery of prepared meals began to be offered by the company in 2017, that are prepared using the sous-vide method. In December 2019 the company emailed its customers that they would be discontinuing the Nomiku Smart Cooker and Nomiku Meals.
Fetterman authored a cookbook with Meesha Halm and Scott Peabody, ‘Sous Vide at Home‘ that was a bestseller on Amazon.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
Inboard M1 Electric Skateboard
|$750,000 for 4%||$750,000 loan at 9% interest + 4% equity||Lori Greiner and Kevin O’Leary|
Entrepreneurs: Ryan Evans, David Evans and Chris Harley
Introducing the M1™ Electric Skateboard transformed not only how an electric skateboard works, but how it feels. Inboard will introduce you to a whole new ride with integrated LED lights, a battery you can swap in seconds and with technology that combines in-wheel motors.
Inboard M1 electric skateboard stands out from other e-skateboards. You can expect a comfortable and smooth ride with the M1 from the swappable battery, in-wheel direct drive motor assembly, and wonderful design. Inboard M1 is probably one of the best electric skateboards in 2020.
In-wheel direct drive motors is implemented in Inboard Technologies that pack 1000 Watt continuous power. The skateboard can reach impressive acceleration, torque, and hill-climbing capability with 1600 Watts max power.
PetPlate – Human Grade Pet Food
|$100,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Renaldo Webb
Pet Plate is the pet food delivery service bringing you right to your doo, the healthiest, human-worthy fresh dog food recipes.
The standard refined dog food is not the healthiest diet for your dog. You would eat yourself PetPlate because it is so good and healthy for pet food. You might use to cook your own dinner by preparing the meals by hand from the ingredients.
Each meal comes full of a blend of vitamins and minerals, healthy foods like squash, broccoli, and carrots. In 2019, Pet Plate had reached over $4.2 million in sales since Shark Tank.
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