Shark Tank season 8 episode 12 introduces a couple from Homestead, Florida, had their young daughters in mind when they created a line of dolls that look like them: beautiful girls of color; a cat-loving couple from Portland, Oregon, hope the Sharks will paw their way into their innovative cat companion products, which includes a device to intimately groom your cat just like a mama cat; a husband and wife team from New York have a one-stop online shop for replacing men’s outworn undergarments with affordable, high-quality new ones; and a former Navy SEAL from Austin, Texas, comes into the Tank hoping to walk out with a deal to take his patriotic coffee business nationwide. Also, a follow-up with Drain Strain, which Robert Herjavec invested in during season 6.
Season 8 Episode 12 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 12, there is no guest judge.
In business, it is most often all about getting your foot in the door, and once you do, everything opens up and things start to naturally progress into bigger, and more, opportunities.Lori Greiner
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 8 Episode 12. 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 12:
- Basic Outfitters – Clothing Essentials by Mail
- PDX Pet Design – Cat Toys and Grooming
- Naturally Perfect Dolls
- Victory Coffees
Shark Tank Air Date: 08/09/09 – Season 8 – Episode 12
|$125,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Laura Dweck and Michael Dweck
Basic Outfitters has the whole package covered. Made up of 95% cotton for that soft, breathable and enjoyable feel and 5% spandex so it moves and stretches with you, this underwear provides relaxed support and movement from waist to mid-thigh.
Laura and Michael Dweck started the company because Michael needed affordable, high-quality underwear. Their assortment includes socks, underwear, undershirts and joggers.
This underwear provides relaxed support and movement from waist to mid-thigh. A no-ride waistband means it stays put and you stay comfortable.
|$300,000 for 15%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Jason O’Mara and Tara O’Mara
PDX Pet Design create products your pet would design if she could. They believe in the superior nature of our furry friends and strive to offer them thoughtfully designed products that truly enhance their lifestyle while strengthening the human-pet bond.
Grooming is simply more fun with LICKI. Try LICKI on your puppy, rabbit, and other small creatures.
The act of licking your cat with LICKI is an oddly meditative practice, soothing for both you and your cat. By using LICKI with your cat on a regular basis, you’ll develop a more intimate and bonded relationship, much like a mama cat bonds with her young.
|$200,000 for 20%||$200,000 for 30%||Daymond John|
Entrepreneurs: Angelica Sweeting and Jason Sweeting
Naturally Perfect Dolls is a line of dolls with facial features and hair true to women of color to encourage self-acceptance and diversity. Naturally Perfect’ Dolls started as a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2015. This beautiful 18-inch vinyl doll with facial features color and hair you can style/wash as natural hair.
The Angelica Doll now has a line of equally stunning sisters – Kennedy, Brielle and Camryn.
The company had suffered from manufacturing and fulfillment issues that ultimately damaged their reputation and relationship with customers.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
|$250,000 for 20%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Amanda Kucio and Steve Kucio
Victory Coffees delivers outstanding coffee to your home or business every month. They pride themselves on being a veteran-owned and operated squadron that stands behind our quality and customer service.
With Victory Coffees, you know you’re getting organically grown and fairly traded international blends of 100% Arabica coffee and includes a selection of whole bean, ground or K cups.
Victory Coffees offers blends of coffees in three varieties: whole bean, ground, and K cups.
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