Category Archives: patents

Shark Tank episode aired April 14, 2017

Tonight’s Sharky Award goes to Brian and Kyle from Guardian Bikes. They have developed an improved braking system for bicycles that will dramatically reduce the number of injuries by preventing the rider from being thrown over the handlebars when braking. … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired April 7, 2017

After taking a break for March Madness, Shark Tank returned with a strong new episode featuring four high quality entrepreneurs. The winner of this week’s Sharky Award for entrepreneurial excellence is Rick from Under the Weather. Rick has invented a … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired February 10, 2017

My favorite Shark Tank episodes are the ones that are “theme-based”. This episode featured America’s (Unsung) Heroes. It included a nurse, a veteran, and a Peace Corp volunteer. But my favorite was a firefighter and his wife who made bags … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired January 27, 2017

There were four very good presentations this week. All contestants had sub-million dollar (sales) companies, but had lots of growth potential……and that’s what investors like. Rose and Laura from Chirps were classmates at Harvard. They were motivated to create a … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired January 13, 2017

There are three sure-fire ways NOT to get an investment from the Sharks…… not knowing your numbers, not listening to the Sharks (and constantly interrupting them), and coming into the Tank with an unrealistically high company valuation. All were on … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired February 21, 2016

This episode featured products Made in America. Although the four presentations were good, none of the entrepreneurs were impressive enough to win a Sharky Award for entrepreneurial excellence. First  up was Frank and Konel from Insta-Fire. Their product helps people … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired January 29, 2016

Four intriguing entrepreneurs appeared on this episode of Shark Tank but none stood out enough to win my Sharky Award, which is given each week to entrepreneurs giving truly outstanding presentations. First up was Sara and Bob from Shefit. Their product is … Continue reading

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