Shark Tank season 9 episode 16 introduces a seafood breading mix; a pet communication invention; a re-engineered bathrobe; men’s long hair needs; an update on Brightwheel, a software solution for early education.
Season 9 Episode 16 in depth
Guest sharks this season include Spanx founder Sara Blakely, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, brand marketer Rohan Oza, TV personality Bethenny Frankel, Matt Higgins, and former MLB star Alex Rodriguez.
In this season 9 episode 16, the guest judge is Matt Higgins.
Matt Higgins is an American businessman and the co-founder and CEO of RSE Ventures, a private investment firm that focuses on sports and entertainment, media and marketing, food and lifestyle, and technology.
In 2011, he ran the ING marathon to help raise money for autism.
In 2012, Higgins co-founded RSE with Stephen M. Ross, the founder of Related Companies and owner of the Miami Dolphins. Higgins also serves as an executive for the Dolphins
In 2019 Higgins was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
In 2019, he delivered the commencement address at his alma mater Queens College, where he established the Linda Higgins Empowerment Scholarship to help support single parents in obtaining college degrees, in honor of his late mother.
If you do not have a strong foundation, the rest will crumble.Daymond John
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 9 Episode 16. 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 9 episode 16:
- Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry
- DudeRobe Bathrobe For Men
- G.O.A.T. Bluetooth Pet Speaker
- The Longhairs Men’s Hair Products
Shark Tank Air Date: 01/14/18 – Season 9 – Episode 16
|$150,000 for 15%||$150,000 for 25%||Daymond John|
Entrepreneurs: Joe Dowell and Maranda Dowell
Joes Gourmet Fish Fry Seasoning Mix is a delicious all in one seafood breading mix. The breading mix can be used with more than just seafood, chicken, fish, fried green tomatoes.
Their product absorbs less oil. so it gives fried seafood, and vegetables all the taste and crunch with less oil absorption.
Their premium ingredients bring out the best in your seafood without overpowering it with a bunch of salt and chemicals, and with their easy resealable packaging, you can enjoy Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry every night of the week!
|$150,000 for 18%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Howie Busch
With premium hoodie fabric outside & a more absorbent, comfy interior than regular robes, DudeRobe is more like a long hoodie than it is a traditional bathrobe.
DudeRobe has been spotted in many pro sports locker rooms, including the Brooklyn Nets, Utah Jazz, New York Knicks, Milwaukee Bucks, NE Patriots, KC Chiefs & the LA Dodgers. You can wear DudeRobe after the shower, but you can also wear it to walk the dog, chill with friends, grab your mail or the newspaper, and play video games.
The company was launched three months prior to the filming of the episode. Since then, the company launched a successful Kickstarter campaign, looking for $25,000 but raising $65,000 instead by offering full Duderobe sets as a reward.
|$499,000 for 9%||$499,000 for 33.3%||Robert Herjavec|
Entrepreneurs: Michelle Winowich
G.O.A.T Pet Products is a company from Bloomfield Hills, MI, that has created a series of pet products to give a “voice” to animals. Simply clip to your pet’s collar leash or use the included pet parent lanyard and download the G.O.A.T. Pet Speaker app Bluetooth Sync speaker to G.O.A.T. Pet Speaker’s app.
Customize your pet’s responses with your own voice or type in and choose from the many languages and accents. G.O.A.T. Bluetooth Pet Speaker comes can stream impressive-sounding music, selfie remote, LED light, water-resistant, and built-in clip!
Selfie button right on the speaker, take pics with your pet – no need for Selfie sticks. Built-in Clip easily attaches to any collar, leash, birdcage, or on pet-parent.
|$95,000 for 10%||$100,000 for 20%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Lindsay Barto and Chris Healey
The Longhairs is a company from San Diego, CA, that is producing hair products for men with long hair. The Longhairs donate $1 to help a child restore their confidence and live a normal life.
Their superior elastic blend provides the perfect pop without ripping, tugging, pulling, yanking, or otherwise mutilating your hair. The product is produced for $1.60 per unit and retail on Amazon for $12.
The Longhairs is a global community for men with long hair. They publish tips and tactics for guys with locks, advocate for hair equality, and celebrate men’s long manes with hair whips and high fives.
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