Shark Tank season 9 episode 7 introduces an entrepreneur from Santa Monica, California, introduces the world’s first all-electric, free car-sharing service; a monthly membership that makes it easy for parents and caregivers to discover, book and attend family activities at an affordable rate, from an entrepreneur in Chicago, Illinois; a Cambridge, Massachusetts, entrepreneur invented a product that can turn any regular bicycle into an electric bike in under one minute; and a digital baby journal that captures memories through text message, from an entrepreneur in Auburndale, Massachusetts
Season 9 Episode 7 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 this season 9 episode 7, the guest judge is Chris Sacca.
Christopher Sacca is an American venture investor, company advisor, entrepreneur, and lawyer. He is the proprietor of Lowercase Capital, a venture capital fund in the United States that has invested in seed and early-stage technology companies such as Twitter, Uber, Instagram, Twilio, and Kickstarter.
Since 2011 he has been listed on Forbes’ Midas List: Top Tech Investors.
Lowercase Capital had an investment portfolio of around 80 startups and a variety of more mature companies by 2017.
In April 2017, Sacca announced that he was retiring from venture investing and along with it his role on Shark Tank.
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We listed below every entrepreneur and business who has appeared on Shark Tank Season 9 Episode 7. 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 7:
- Pearachute – App For Kids’ Classes and Activities
- GeoOrbital Wheel – Electric Wheel For Bicycles
- Qeepsake – The Text Message Baby Journal
- Waive – Free Car Sharing Service
Shark Tank Air Date: 11/05/17 – Season 9 – Episode 7
Pearachute – App For Kids’ Classes and Activities
|$500,000 for 6%||$500,000 for 15%||Mark Cuban|
Entrepreneurs: Desiree Vargas Wrigley
Pearachute is a monthly membership club that makes it easy for parents and caregivers to discover, book, and drop into the best family activities in your city all at the touch of a button all for one affordable rate.
Activities range from arts & music, to dance, to learning & development, to storytime, to sports – we have activities to suit the whims of any child.
Their plans range from $39 to $199 per month and can be filtered by age, activity and neighborhood. According to their website, their mission “is to inspire children’s curiosity and passion by empowering parents and caregivers through convenience and choice.”
GeoOrbital Wheel – Electric Wheel For Bicycles
|$500,000 for 5%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Michael Burtov and Dakota Decker
GeoOrbital replaces your regular front wheel and makes pedaling your bike optional.
You can add electric power to a regular bicycle without tools in just 60 seconds. Without exerting more energy than you like, on your own schedule, you can get around on your own bike. Traveling by bike is better for the environment and for you, not to mention it’s a ton of fun.
Attached to your handlebars is its thumb-activated throttle, and the wheel is powered by a removable 36V battery. You can bike about 20 miles without any pedaling.
Qeepsake – The Text Message Baby Journal
|$350,000 for 10%||NO DEAL||NO SHARK|
Entrepreneurs: Jeff McNeil
Qeepsake helps busy parents save every precious moment in your child’s life. By using the Qeepsake app or just by sending text messages you can easily save photos, memories and milestones.
Qeepsake sends you text message question prompts for each of your children. A new memory is saved in your child’s journal just by replying to the text message.
A beautiful book filled with all your photos and journal entries is instantly turned from all your memories by Qeepsake.
WaiveCar – Free Car Sharing Service
|$500,000 for 2%||$500,000 loan at 12% interest + 2% equity||Kevin O’Leary|
Entrepreneurs: Zoli Honig and Isaac Deutsch
WaiveCar is a company founded in Santa Monica, CA, and offers a subscription service model for renting electric vehicles. The first two hours are free to subscribers and then you rent the electric car for $5.99 every hour after.
Its unique business model and use of digital out-of-home advertising have made WaiveCar a potential disruptor in the advertising and car-sharing industries.
Users simply book a car through the app, available on both the App Store and Google Play, drive for two free, ad-supported hours and depending on the car’s charge level drop it off at a parking spot or charging station. Drivers select the “End Ride” button, once dropped off, and follow an end-of-the-ride checklist.
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