Shark Tank season 8 episode 9 introduces a couple from San Francisco, California, pitch their subscription service for puppy products; a woman from Boston, Massachusetts, hopes to popularize algae as a nutritional health supplement in America; two buddies from Las Vegas, Nevada, design apparel for athletic builds; and an avid fisherman from Hudson, Wisconsin, wants a deal for his fishing line cutting tool. Also, a follow-up with Bantam Bagels, which Lori Greiner invested in during season 6.
Season 8 Episode 9 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 9, there is no guest judge.
If you are under the illusion that you can start a business and run it at your life’s schedule, you are mistaken. The business is like a starving puppy–when it needs to eat, then it needs to eat regardless of what you have going on personally.Robert Herjavec
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 8 Episode 9. 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 9:
- ENERGYbits Algae Tablets
- PupBox – Monthly Puppy Products and Treats
- Line Cutterz – Ring that Cuts Fishing Line
- BarBell Apparel – Athletic Fit Clothing
Shark Tank Air Date: 11/18/16 – Season 8 – Episode 9
|$500,000 for 5%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Catharine Arnston
ENERGYbits spirulina algae tablets are your answer for raw energy and optimized nutrition. ENERGYbits can help stop your cravings with plenty of protein and over 40 micronutrients, and help give you a steady stream of physical, focused, mental energy.
Their low-calorie Spirulina high protein can reduces the need for caffeine or hunger. It is also an eco-friendly, sustainable crop.
Made from 100% organically grown, non-GMO Spirulina. The highest concentration of protein in the world in presented in ENERGYbits algae tabs.
|$250,000 for 10%||$250,000 for 15%||Robert Herjavec|
Entrepreneurs: Ben Zvaifler and Ariel Zvaifler
PupBox sends you a box with the right treats, toys, and accessories for your puppy with its monthly subscription.
Before coming into Shark Tank, they have $580,000 in sales. Their subscription plans start from $29.99 to $39.99, and customized items are selected for each box, based on your puppy’s profile.
Only premium quality ingredients are used for all treats and chews that are actually made in the U.S. or Canada. Each PupBox sent monthly contains a bag of training treats and 4-6 puppy products.
|$120,000 for 20%||$120,000 for 33%||Daymond John|
Entrepreneurs: Vance Zahorski
Line Cutterz introduces a revolutionary ring that will cut the fishing line! Two recessed blades come with this sleek, adjustable ring. It is efficient and perfectly safe for cutting braided and monofilament fishing lines. Whether you are trimming off the tagline after tying on a new lure or hook or cutting fishing lines to put on a new tackle, Line Cutterz is perfect for you. It means no more using your teeth, knives, fumbling around for clippers, or scissors.
You will forget you have it, because the ring is so comfortable, except when you need it! Line Cutterz is perfect for every type of freshwater and saltwater fishing, and especially great for kayak and night fishing! Mount it to fishing rod handles, boat rails, kayak seat posts, wear it on a finger or anywhere else you can imagine. Great for all types of surf fishing, fishing including, chartered fishing and tournament fishing.
Wear it on a finger or mount it to fishing rod handles, kayak seat posts, boat rails, or anywhere else you can imagine.
|$500,000 for 5%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Hunter Molzen and Alex Hanson
The weight lifter Hunter Molzen of Las Vegas, Nevada is the founder of the Barbell Appeal. Barbell Apparel sells shirts, chinos, jeans, and shorts that are specifically designed for the athletic body.
Made to perform in perfect sync with your body is Barbell Apparel denim. They launched on Kickstarter in March of 2014 where they passed their goal of $15 000 in just 40 minutes.
These are the most performance-oriented jeans ever made. A casual, relaxed fit that provides even more room for your legs and glutes.
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