Shark Tank season 8 episode 3 introduces a cookie legend Wally Amos who hopes his new brand of cookies duplicates his past success; two sisters share an emotional story while pitching their swimsuits for moms; two men drop their own cell phone into a toilet to prove their invention can save damaged tech devices; and a bidding war ensues among the Sharks with a married couple who stumbled upon the bright idea of putting safety light clips on running shoes.
Season 8 Episode 3 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 3, there is no guest judge.
As an entrepreneur, you love your business like a child, and you’re taught to be laser focused on the business.Daymond John
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 8 Episode 3. 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 3:
- Night Runner 270 – Shoe Lights for Night Running
- Raising Wild Swimwear
- Tekdry – Water Removal for Cell Phones
- The Cookie Kahuna – Wally Amos
Shark Tank Air Date: 10/08/16 – Season 8 – Episode 3
|$250,000 for 10%||$250,000 for 15% + $100,000 loan||Robert Herjavec|
Entrepreneurs: Renata Storer and Doug Storer
Night Tech Gear products provide the confidence needed to challenge ourselves, take on adventures, and embrace the night. With these state-of-the-art shoe lights, you can safely trek through mountains, trails, or your own neighborhood knowing you’ve got reliable, safe lighting at all times. Whether running, walking, hiking, camping, fishing, or walking your dog, these shoe lights let you see and be seen safely from dusk till dawn.
Night Runner 270 is built tough with long-lasting quality at the forefront, allowing you to focus on your training in all conditions. Tried and tested by athletes, for athletes, in even the harshest conditions – including heavy rain, extreme heat, and even the extreme cold in ice and snow.
With multiple settings ranging from 75/130 lumens, the Night Trek Shoe Lights will enhance any adventure whether you are hiking or walking the dog.
|$100,000 for 20%||$100,000 for 50%||Barbara Corcoran|
Entrepreneurs: Rachelle Hyde and Kara Haught
Raising Wild offers swimsuits that are made for “fit, fashion and function,” according to their website. Started by the sisters Rachelle Hyde and Kara Haught with their line of swimwear.
The Raising Wild product line has grown to include swimwear for kids, including girls and boys suits. They have sold $130,000 with the only marketing coming from social media.
|$500,000 for 5%||$500,000 loan at 13% for 5% equity after loan is repaid||Kevin O’Leary|
Entrepreneurs: Adam Cookson and Craig Beinecke
Two entrepreneurs, Adam Kochson and Craig Bineckie, from Denver Colroado, started their company TekDry. TekDry recently made a deal with big-box retailer Staples.
Their patented technology “uses a combination of low-pressure, controlled heat and proprietary beads to create a safe environment to remove 100% of the moisture from your wet device” and works better than sticking your phone in a bowl of rice.
|$50,000 for 20%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Wally Amos
The original taste of Wally Amos. Wally Amos’ signature chocolate chip cookie, with 32 percent chocolate! Wally Amos declared that all products should be made from the finest and purest ingredients; the taste became renowned.
Wally has gone back to his original recipes and techniques and now the cookie that you have always remembered is back under Wally’s new brand name, The Cookie Kahuna.
Wally Amos is currently working on another brand – Aunt Della’s Cookies gourmet cookie brand.
Status: OUT OF BUSINESS
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