Shark Tank season 9 episode 5 introduces premium shirts for men less than 5’8″ tall; a high-end photo booth makes all subjects look attractive; no-drill, no-hole curtain rod brackets; a personal flotation device with multifunctional options.
Season 9 Episode 5 in depth
Guest sharks this season include Spanx founder Sara Blakely, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, brand marketer Rohan Oza, TV personality Bethenny Frankel, and former MLB star Alex Rodriguez.
In season 9 episode 5, there is no guest judge.
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We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 9 Episode 5. 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 5:
- Mirmir Photo Booth
- Human Bobber Life Jackets by H3O Sports
- Ash & Anvil Clothing for Short Guys
- Kwik-Hang Curtain Rod Brackets
Shark Tank Air Date: 10/22/17 – Season 9 – Episode 5
Mirmir Photo Booth
|$350,000 for 10%||$700,000 for 20%||Robert Herjavec|
Entrepreneurs: Sean Spencer and Ryan Glenn
Mirmir is a company from Los Angeles, CA, that makes a photo booth for parties and high-end events. Every photo taken within their booths to look great is what they have as theirsgoal.
The company was created by two entrepreneurs, both professional photographers. The entrepreneurs said that the secret to their great photos was the software and the lighting and that’s what makes stand out their company from many other similar companies. The software auto-corrects otherwise imperfect images.
2-3 supervisors who guide guests into their perfect pose are accompanying every event that includes a Mirmir. For a timeless look, a black and white filter is applied. The company has grossed $4,000,000 in sales in just In three years of operations.
Human Bobber Life Jackets by H3O Sports
|$120,000 for 15%||$120,000 for 33.3%||Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary|
Entrepreneurs: Justin Rietema and Doug Schultz
These life jackets for humans are as comfortable as they are practical. Added comfort in your swimming life jacket for breathability, and flexibility is allowed by the segmented foam panels. The user is kept cool during hot days on the water by the panelized design that ventilates air and the panels flex. The user can have a full range of upper body motion from a form-fitting design along with deep armholes.
This inflatable life jacket has clips on either side so you can clip connect your Beverage Bobber floating can cooler and allow for hands-free floating.
The multi-functional technology is in the multi-directional dual sliding zipper that allows the zipper to close in one direction like a typical life vest. When wearing it as an upside-down life vest can be used as a second slider closing in the opposite direction. The first multifunctional swim life jacket is Coast Guard-approved.
Ash & Anvil (Ash & Erie) Clothing for Short Guys
|$100,000 for 12.5%||$150,000 for 25%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Steven Mazur and Eric Huang
Ash & Anvil is an apparel company from Detroit, MI, that specializes in making clothes for “smaller” men. The “Ash” in the name refers to Detroit’s city moto while “Anvil” refers to the city’s manufacturing history.
The two entrepreneurs Steven Mazur and Eric Huang founded the company and started the business in Detroit.
Everything Steven and Eric had learned from their focus groups was used for designing a classic button-down shirt. In 2015, they ran a successfully funded Indiegogo campaign, after perfected their prototypes.
Kwik-Hang Curtain Rod Brackets
|$80,000 for 20%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Derrek Burr
Kwik-Hang is a company from Cumberland, RI, started by a police officer to make hanging curtains easier. With no measuring required for the average homeowner, Kiwk-Hang’s bracket makes hanging curtain rods easy.
All you need is windows with a depth of at least ½ inch, a hammer, the included right corner bracket, and the left corner bracket. Then just place bracket, tap in, and hang curtains.
These heavy-duty rack holders are safe for heavy drapes for families with kids, and pets as they can support up to 20 pounds.
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