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The Sharks take a ride with KaZAM Bikes

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Mary Beth Lugo walked into Shark Tank with her new product KaZAM BIKES. She invented a balancing bike for young kids which doesn’t have training wheels and is pedal-less. Interesting, no pedals or training wheels. The bike has been proven to work and she brought two kids along to prove it. Mary also has a patented foot rest designed for perfect balance. The Sharks liked when she stated that not only is she selling out [...]

The Sharks take a bite into Healthy Peanut Butter on Shark Tank

Nut’s N More is the brainchild of Neil Cameron, Dennis Iannotti, and Peter Ferreira . Their tasty products double the protein of regular peanut butter and almond butter which is breaking into many health food stores. They walked into the Shark Tank asking for $250,000 for a 20% equity in their company. This put the initial valuation at $1,250,000 for the health nut business which is a lot for only having $100,000 in sales in less than a year. The [...]

Protein Water satisfies Shark on Shark Tank

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Tania Patruno walked into Shark Tank with two-time Super Bowl champion and San Francisco 49ers’ running back Brandon Jacobs. Tania pitched her company, Pro-NRG, which is an all-natural hydrating protein water enhanced with vitamin B12. She offered the Sharks $250K for 15% equity in her company. Pro-NRG is packed full of great nutrients for your body. It comes in five flavors including pomegranate, watermelon, grape, berry and citrus. Tania explained she has sold $126K in [...]

Rock Band Bracelets make some noise on Shark Tank!

Lee Dahlberg walked into Shark Tank to pitch his bracelets and brand called Rock Band. Rock Bands are essentially a leather bracelet with exotic stones. The stones have sleek designs and healing properties. The most noticeable aspect is the unique and natural work of art each piece holds. The brand is the name, Rock Band, dealing specifically with clothing and jewelry. As an extra bonus, Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” gave a small speech as Lee [...]

Attention all inventors, Shark Tank starts back up Friday!

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Season 3 made TV history, with the Sharks offering over $6.2 million of their own money in investment deals to bankroll innovative entrepreneurs and inventors. Season 4 is set to be even bigger. The Shark Tank Investors are entrepreneurs turned investors who will latch on to a great pitch or rip you apart if your idea is not worthy Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of HDNet and outspoken owner of the 2010-2011 NBA championship Dallas Mavericks, returns as [...]

Shark Tank isn’t allergic to peanut butter with two college inventors making a deal!

Peanut butter (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Shark Tank can be a gold mine for entrepreneurs and inventors who present various business ideas and inventions to the “Sharks.” Each presenter offers a stake of their company for an investment in hopes of landing a deal. In the latest episode, two young inventors offer the “Sharks” 10% of their company Wild Squirrel Nut Butter for $50,000.  Keeley and Erika are University of Oregon juniors and co-founders of the company which is [...]

Talbott Teas sells to Jamba Juice after appearing on Shark Tank!

A Jamba Juice smoothie store in Santa Clara. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Shane Talbott and Steven Nakisher appeared on Shark Tank earlier this season for their company Talbot Teas. They made a deal with Kevin O’Leary on the show but additional Sharks, Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran, teamed up to take the company to the next level. Talbott Teas offer an array of gourmet tea flavors to suit any mood or occasion. The designer teas consist of green tea, [...]

Inventor is given a 2nd chance on Shark Tank!

For the first time in the show’s history an inventor was given a second chance on Shark Tank. James Martin is founder and CEO of Copa Di Vino, which bottles premium wine directly into a glass. During his first appearance on Shark Tank, James turned down Kevin O’Leary’s offer of $600,000 for 51% of the company. James stuck to his guns to pursue his dream of expanding his brand of wine instead of licensing the patented packaging to the big [...]

New Product, Nardo’s Natural, an organic skin-care business rubs a deal on “Shark Tank”

Nardo's Natural, a skin-care company run by four brothers in St. Pete Beach, appeared before the “Sharks” on the latest episode.  It all started in 2009, when D.J. Mastronardo, was a devotee of coconut oil and singing its praises as a skin moisturizer to his brothers. They decided to invent a product they could sell and started mixing coconut oil with shea butter and aloe vera in their kitchen. The four brothers asked for 75,000 for 12% equity of the [...]