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. With over 40 micronutrients and plenty of protein, ENERGYbits can help stop your cravings and help give you a steady stream of focused, physical and mental energy.
Their high protein, low-calorie Spirulina reduces hunger or the need for caffeine. It is also an eco-friendly, sustainable crop.
Made from 100% organically grown, non-GMO Spirulina. ENERGYbits algae tabs have the highest concentration of protein in the world.
|$250,000 for 10%||$250,000 for 15%||Robert Herjavec|
Entrepreneurs: Ben Zvaifler and Ariel Zvaifler
PupBox is a monthly subscription that sends you a box with the right toys, treats, and accessories for your puppy.
They have $580,000 in sales before coming into Shark Tank. The subscription plans are from $29.99 to $39.99. Based on your puppy’s profile, customized items are selected for each box.
All treats and chews are made in the U.S. or Canada using only premium quality ingredients. Each monthly PupBox contains 4-6 puppy products and bag of training treats.
|$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! It is a sleek, adjustable ring with two recessed blades that are perfect for safe and efficient cutting of monofilament and braided fishing line. Whether you are cutting fishing lines to put on new tackle or trimming off the tagline after tying on a new lure or hook, Line Cutterz means no more fumbling around for clippers, knives, scissors or using your teeth.
The ring is so comfortable you will forget you have it on 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! Wear it on a finger or mount it to fishing rod handles, kayak seat posts, boat rails or anywhere else you can imagine. Great for all types of fishing including surf fishing, 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 founder of the Barbell Appeal is weight lifter Hunter Molzen of Las Vegas, Nevada. Barbell Apparel sells jeans, chinos, shorts, and shirts that are specifically designed for the athletic body.
Barbell Apparel denim is made to perform in perfect sync with your body. 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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