Episode 509 originally airs October 25, 2013. This episode has a Halloween twist as media executive turned entrepreneur Melissa Carbone pitches her Haunted Hayrides business called Ten Thirty One Productions. We'll also hear from two New Jersey men who pitch the Sharks on their credit card processing and factoring business called Total Merchant Services. Husband and wife team Jason and Amanda Adams share their unique tool for communicating difficult issues called Elephant Chat. Spencer Quinn and Eric Child pitch FiberFix, the repair tape that fixes just about anything. Episode 509 promises to be a memorable one; according to ABC, one entrepreneur “breaks a Shark Tank record and accepts an unprecedented amount for a deal.” How much will one of these entrepreneurs walk away with? Tune in on the 25th to find out!
Follow up segments featuring past Shark Tank success stories are a regular feature on Shark Tank. Episode 509 updates fans on Jeff Stafford and Dusty Holloway, who introduced their fishing related products into the Shark Tank during episode 422. Their flagship product, Shell Bobbers, is selling well and it appears their deal with Mark Cuban was a huge Shark Tank Success story!
There are 26 Shark Tank Episodes for Season 5. This season features two new Sharks and a host of other surprises. Casting is currently closed, but it never hurts to get a head start on season six! If you would like to appear on the show, check out our Auditions and Casting information page.
Episode 509 – The Shark Investors and Entrepreneurs
The Shark Tank Episode 509 entrepreneurs will make their best pitch to the panel of five Shark investors who will use their own money if they choose to invest. The Shark Investors negotiate on the spot without any previous information, which differs from typical negotiations between venture capital investors and entrepreneurial start-ups.
Companies pitching the Shark Investors must go through a rigorous due diligence process before an on-air deal is completed. Shark Tank Blog follow ups help you keep track of the companies that end up successful and the ones that don’t complete their deal.
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