Power Pot Update

At the Shark Tank Blog, we like to give as many updates as we possibly can about business that appear on the show. In this Power Pot update below, Caleb Light – VP of sales at Power Practical writes about his experience pitching the PowerPot on Shark Tank.  Caleb – along with company founder David […]

High Tech Cork – Wine Doctor

“Winetrepreneur” Chase Hoyt and his father pitch a high tech cork, called the Wine Doctor, in Shark Tank episode 529 on April 18. The Wine Doctor is much more than a high tech cork, it’s a vacuum pump system that pumps air out of an open bottle of wine then seals it with an “intelli-stopper,” […]

Fort Building Kit – Fort Magic

Erika Pope unveils her fort building kit, called Fort Magic, to the Sharks in episode 529. Pope, a “momtrepreneur,” got the idea for the fort building kit when her son was playing in a dryer box. She wanted to create a toy that taught kids about construction while allowing them to create what every kids […]

Smart Light Bulb – Ilumi

It seems smart phones can control just about anything these days and entrepreneurs Swapnil Bora and Corey Egan figured out a way for smart phones to control a smart light bulb. Ilumi, the world’s first smart light bulb, was created by the pair back in 2010 when they met in business school. After winning the University of […]

Curated Kid’s Books – Zoobean

Felix Brandon Lloyd and Jordan Lloyd Bookey have a new way to keep up with the best educational books and apps with their curated kid’s books service called Zoobean. They’ll pitch their business in Shark Tank episode 529 on April 18. They call the service a “Pandora for children’s apps and books.” Felix, a former teacher […]

Hold Your Haunches Update

When I spoke to Erin Bickley and Jenny Greer for a Hold Your Haunches update the Monday after their original air date in the Shark Tank “battle of the sexes” episode, I had no idea I’d be speaking to the latest Shark Tank success story! The ladies were punchy after a weekend of limited sleep […]

Plated Review

When I saw Plated had a Shark Tank Special the night they originally aired, I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to do a Plated Review. After all, it would give me an opportunity to get back to my “foodie blogger roots.” Plated is a service that sends chef designed meals directly to your […]

Power Practical Interview – David Toledo and Caleb Light

Power Practical principles Caleb Light and David Toledo spoke with me prior to their pitch on Shark Tank episode 524 where they’ll introduce Power Pot, a thermoelectric generator and cooking pot all in one. The two Eagle Scouts combined their love for camping and their technical and business talents to create a “powerful” business” with […]

Thermoelectric Generator – Power Pot

Caleb Light and David Toledo introduce the Shark Tank panel to their portable thermoelectric generator called the Power Pot in episode 524. The Power Pot is just one of the products their company, Power Practical, sells; they have other power-related products in development. David, the inventor of Power Pot, found a way to use the […]

Trackless Train Ride – Fun Time Express

Stan Krozel and Kevin Ullery are two guys from Chicago who like to ride their train while running their business called the Fun Time Express. They’ll be pitching the company in Shark Tank episode 524 on April 11. Fun Time Express is a trackless train amusement ride the business partners operate in 7 malls in Indiana, […]

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