Episode 521 – Season 5

episode 521Episode 521 keeps Shark Tank cruising into the end of winter with four new businesses seeking Sharks for partners. The original air date is March 7, 2014. Entrepreneur Michael Quinn hopes his new spin on shining shoes gets the Sharks shining for a deal. His Buffer Bit is a shoe buffing pad that attaches to a regular household hand drill. Tim Talley, creator of U-Lace, a “modular shoe lace” product wants to go beyond bootstrapping his business with an investment from a Shark. Kent Frankovich, a Stanford grad and mechanical engineer, pitches his RevoLights bicycle safety lights that turn bike wheels into headlights and brake signals. “Parentrepreneurs” Ivan Barnes and Lisa Evans pitch their line of baby clothes that have squeakers in the knees to help parents locate their little ones. Which businesses get a deal and which ones get Tanked? Tune in to ABC on Friday, March 7 to find out!

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Follow up segments featuring past Shark Tank success stories are a regular feature on Shark Tank.  Episode 521 updates fans on Mary Beth Lugo, the co-owner of KaZam, the bike with no training wheels company that scored a deal with Mark Cuban  in season four, episode 425.

There are 28 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.

Episode 521 – The Shark Investors and Entrepreneurs

The Shark Tank Episode 521 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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