Shark Tank season 8 episode 7 introduces a woman from West Haven, Utah, had to sell off 75% of her faux flower business in order to keep it alive; two men from Sausalito, California, pitch a way to test mercury levels in a single fish; a former corporate executive from Houston, Texas, has a platform to help people pursue their passions; and a millennial from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is looking to finance her fashion brand geared toward the social media generation. Also, an update on Wicked Good Cupcakes, which Kevin O’Leary invested in during season 4.
Season 8 Episode 7 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 7, there is no guest judge.
It’s very important that it catches your eye, it tells you exactly what it is instantaneously and it makes you want to pick it up.Lori Greiner
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 8 Episode 7. 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 7:
- Safe Catch – Tuna Tested for Mercury
- Eco Flower – Flowers Made From Wood and Recycled Materials
- The Style Club
- Samson Martin
Shark Tank Air Date: 11/04/16 – Season 8 – Episode 7
|$600,000 for 3%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Bryan Boches and Sean Wittenberg
Safe Catch test for mercury content every single fish that is used for its canned tuna. The mercury level in each fish must not exceed 0.1 parts per million and they use one of the most plentiful types of tuna – skipjack tuna.
They handpick premium wild tuna, then test each and everyone to a mercury limit that is ten times (10x) lower than the FDA action limit. The criteria set for pregnant women and children by Consumer Reports’ “Low Mercury” is met by only Safe Catch Elite brand of tuna. The official tuna of the American Pregnancy Association is Safe Catch Elite.
Machine processing and precooking cause losses of the majority of Omega 3s and flavor in most canned tuna. They hand pack premium raw wild tuna steaks to retain all the vital Omega 3 oils and nutrients and then slow cook them to perfection.
|$400,000 for 10%||$400,000 for 20%||Daymond John|
Entrepreneurs: Meagan Bowman
Megan Chapman started by creating handmade flowers from recycled materials and wood which led to founding of the company Eco Flower. Over $1.3 million in sales in its first 2 years, the company has done from shipping all over the world bouquets of handmade flowers from their 8,000 square foot warehouse.
Eco Flowers are made of recycled and sustainable materials like book pages, bamboo, burlap, music sheets, pallet wood, pine cones, and sola wood.
Eco flower is no longer in business. The investment company which held 50 percent of the business, after Meagan and another partner were forced out, JW Capital purchased the remaining half of Eco Flower.
|$500,000 for 20%||$500,000 line of credit for 22%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Hilary Novelle
The Style Club Brand was inspired by Hilary Novelle’s love for vintage shopping and discovering underground artists. “Celebrity fashion for teens” is provided by the fashion brand Style Club. Celebrities who are popular with teenage girls have partnered with the company.
At The Style Club they put that love for vintage and art into each piece we design. Their mission is to create limited edition collections that say something and mean something just a little bit more than your average tee. It’s like a club where the doorman is a big fluffy teddy bear who gives out giant hugs, hands to your favorite cupcake and compliments you on your outfit on the way in.
Hilary started The Style Club in 2012 after becoming a designer for Levis Jeans.
Besomebody – Experience Marketplace
|$1,000,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Kash Shaikh
Besomebody is an app designed “to facilitate experiential learning by booking live experiences with mentors and experts in various activities.” The founder of #besomebody is Kash Shaikh from Austin, Texas.
The company’s app was trying to create an experience marketplace where hosts make money teaching their passions to others who share the same passion.
Shaikh announced on the besomebody Facebook page that the company was focusing on helping businesses. In 2019, besomebody announced that it acquired Pixelbug Technologies so it can add AI capabilities for its recruiting and training business. Besomebody candidates must pass screenings including AI-driven assessments and evaluations.
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