Shark Tank Recap: Kitchen Safe co-owner emotionally defends product from Kevin O’Leary (11/21/14)

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Shark Tank’s Kevin “Mr. Wonderful” O’Leary made another big splash tonight after calling Kitchen Safe a “piece of crap”. The product is all about a container with activated time lock which aims to fight any urge of bowing down to temptation, including junk food and remote controls. As Kevin continued to debunked the merits of the product, Kitchen Safe co-owner  David Krippendorf (left, in photo of this recap) fought back tears while claiming that the product’s benefits meant more to him than Kevin’s insinuations. Find out more in our recap of today’s episode. Kitchen Safe’s time lock doesn’t have overrides which…

Shark Tank Recap: Food portfolio expands w/ dairy-free cheese & vegan popcorn (11/14/14)

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Tonight on Shark Tank, we saw Lori Greiner and Barbara Corcoran expanding their investment portfolio with more interesting food items. Lori sealed the deal for the expansion of Heidi Ho dairy-free cheese while Barbara sought to help a brother-sister tandem in developing the distribution of their vegan popcorn line, Pipsnacks. Heidi Lovig’s Heidi Ho. Chef Heidi calls her dairy-free line of cheeses as the future of its kind, offering great taste without suffering from the health risks involved in eating regular cheese. Heidi needed $125,000 for working capital as her business is about to take off with more distribution offers lining…

Shark Tank Recap: Scalability issues hammer Priority One Canine, Man-Pack (11/7/14)

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Business scaling became a big issue on Shark Tank tonight where we saw the Sharks putting sense on why enterprises with a limited capacity to grow within a short or mid-term time frame can be counter-productive to the time and effort of investors. In the case of Priority One Canine and Man-Pack, the Sharks found limited potential in the services and products offered. Find out why in our recap of the episode. Wade & Lori Morrells’ Priority One Canine. The Morrells are in the business of providing customized security training for canines. They currently charge different rates based on various…

Shark Tank Recap: Kevin O’Leary’s unexpected zero-equity offer to Honeyfund (10/24/14)

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The Shark Tank’s Kevin “Mr. Wonderful” O’Leary was a big surprise tonight for offering a deal that had no strings attached. For Honeyfund’s expansion and business scaling, Mr. Wonderful did not debate on proper valuation or profitability as he usually does with other entrepreneurs. Honeyfund is a crowd-funding website developed and operated by Sara and Josh Margulis (photo in this recap). It focuses on couples who want their honeymoon plans funded by wedding guests. It’s an alternative to the traditional wedding gift registry; it works by aggregating money for the honeymoon fund. Since its operation, the website has raised about $200…

Shark Tank Recap: Kevin O’Leary demands 50% stake for professional female caddy services (10/17/14)

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Business plans anchored on services come occasionally on Shark Tank and today is one of those exceptional days when the Sharks are offered a chance to invest in Meghan Tarmey  (photo in this recap)for The Caddy Girls. Meghan offered a chance for the Sharks to get involved in the business of golf caddying and the potential to get the professional services of females into the golf market. Unfortunately, she hit a wall when a majority of her prospective investors failed to see how the business can go big given its nature. Kevin “Mr. Wonderful” O’Leary demanded a 50% stake and…