Shark Tank season 9 episode 2 introduces entrepreneurs create the ultimate survival kits to get through the first 72 hours of an emergency; parents from Crested Butte, Colorado, create a thriving business that is disrupting the snack chip industry; an entrepreneur from Cary, North Carolina, has a wireless microphone that you can throw; and a recent college grad from Hamilton, New York, designs an app that takes the guesswork out of navigating big airports.
Season 9 Episode 2 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 2, the guest judge is Rohan Oza.
Rohan Oza is an American businessman, investor, and marketing expert behind several large brands.
At age 20, Oza starts his career as the manufacturing manager behind Mars’ M&M’s, and then later became the youngest manager to run the Snickers brand.
After working for Mars, Oza began a career at The Coca-Cola Company where he revived the Powerade and Sprite brands using innovative methods.
Oza became a partner in Vitamin Water, after resigning from Coca-Cola in 2002, doing business as Glacéau, whose sales at the time hovered around $25 million.
It made no sense to be on television, just for the sake of being on television.Daymond John
We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 9 Episode 2. Many scammers claim they’ve received big investments from the Sharks or they have been on the show. If you don’t see a business on this list, they were not actually on Shark Tank. 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 2:
- The Seventy2 – Survival Backpack Kit For First 72 Hours
- Jackson’s Honest Potato Chips
- Qball Throwable Wireless Microphone
- Trippie App For Navigating Airports
Shark Tank Air Date: 10/01/17 – Season 9 – Episode 2
|$100,000 for 5%||$200,000 for 10%||Robert Herjavec|
Entrepreneurs: Christian Schauf and Mike Escamilla
A company located in Los Angeles, CA called Seventy2 has created tools for emergencies that can be used on-to-go bag. An effort to prepare people for emergency situations, educate, and equip, lead to designing the bag.
All of the tools in the bag work together in an emergency and every bag contains 35 useful tools. In color-coded ways, for its various intended uses, all the necessary instructions are also included in each bag.
Big and small tools you need to survive all emergencies are provided by Supply Co. Whether you need food, shelter, or fire, Seventy2’s got your back. In just 6 months of the start of the business, and before the appearance of the show, they sold $700,000 in inventory.
|$1.25 million for 5%||$1.25 million for 15%||Rohan Oza|
Entrepreneurs: Megan Reamer and Scott Reamer
The company Jackson’s Honest is founded by the couple Megan Reamer and Scott Reamer from Crested Butte, CO. Their inspiration for creating the healthy set of snack foods company was their son’s health issues.
Rather than peanut or canola oil, the company utilizes coconut oil to manufactures chips and other snack foods. The line of snack chips is their primary best-selling product.
Organic potato and tortilla chips, coconut oil-based, are some of the most popular. The chips come in a few different flavors including sweet potato, sea salt, salsa fresca, barbeque, maple cinnamon and more.
|$200,000 for 15%||$300,000 for 30%||Lori Greiner, Mark Cuban, and Rohan Oza|
Entrepreneurs: Shane Cox
A company from Raliegh, NC, called Qball has created a speaker that is used as a ball in the classroom or for outdoors.
The ball also can boost someone’s voice connecting to a Bluetooth-enabled stereo system and contains a wireless microphone. The QBall operating range is up to 75-foot, other features include automatic frequency selection and quiet toss capabilities. The price tag is $179.
The Qball is made of durable foam, that is soft and light, and designed to take a beating. While in flight, the microphone automatically shuts off so you don’t get bumps over the speakers or any unwanted thumps. The Qball also features comes with their exclusive Battery-Saver feature. The Qball will automatically go into standby mode, if no movement is detected for 10 minutes, to save on power. The ball is perfect for classrooms, conferences, events, and audience engagement.
|$100,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Ryan Diew
Trippie is a company founded by a pair of brothers from Hamilton, NY, who have created an app to help make travel easier by making it easier to navigate airports. Trippie is an airport navigation app, which is currently available for free in the App Store and Google Play.
Trippie takes the guesswork and turbulence out of navigating the world’s busiest airports
Trippie is an interactive map that puts the lay of the land in your pocket, so you can easily see where you need to go and exactly how to get there, with a similar experience to using Google Maps.
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