Howie Busch, founder of DudeRobe, was never a fan of bathrobes. That is, until he reengineered the post-shower staple to look like sweatpants and hoodies. Busch pitched the company to "Shark Tank," seeking $150,000 in exchange for an 18% stake.
Neil Hoffman, founder and CEO of The Mensch on a Bench, talks lessons learned and emergency back-up plans from his time on "Shark Tank."
Jan Goetgeluk, founder and CEO of Virtuix Omni, valued his omnidirectional treadmill with virtual reality gaming features at $20 million on "Shark Tank."
If you hate flies, Lorenzo Maggiore is your patron saint.
Andrew Feld, the founder of Fresh Patch, saw the need for better training methods for dog owners without backyards.
Students Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta came up with the bright idea of inflatable solar lights to help with disaster relief efforts.
Former NFL player Chris Gronkowski has traded his football jersey for entrepreneurship. On "Shark Tank," Gronkowski asked for $100,000 in exchange for a 10 percent stake in his company Ice Shaker.
On "Shark Tank," Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt, co-founders of HVMN (formerly known as Nootrobox), requested $2 million in exchange for a 5 percent stake in their business – one of the most expensive in "Shark Tank" history. The entrepreneurs have made some changes to their business since their TV debut.
Beau Jessup has made a name for herself in China with her lucrative baby naming service.
John Tabis, CEO and founder of The Bouqs Company, made it his mission to revolutionize the way people celebrate — with a farm-to-table online flower delivery service. On "Shark Tank" he requested $258,000 in exchange for a 3 percent stake.
Billy Thompson and Randy Choi are the entrepreneurs behind Thompson Tee, a clothing business that sells sweatproof apparel. On "Shark Tank" they requested $700,000 in exchange for a 7 percent stake in their company.
The founder of Psi Bands tries to land funding for her stylish nausea-relief wrist bands.
Pete Angevine was musician tired of living out of his van. So he started Little Baby's Ice Cream, known for its eclectic flavors like Earl Grey Sriracha and CBD.
LugLess' Brian Altomare hopes to convince the panel on "Shark Tank" that his door-to-door luggage shipping service is worth investing in.
American illusionist David Blaine has spent more than two decades amassing a notable fortune with his extreme endurance feats. But when it comes to managing his career, he follows one very down-to-earth rule.
Ryan Carpenter, founder of Moberi, pitches his Portland-based bike-blending smoothie bar on "Shark Tank," seeking a $50,000 investment.
The inventor of Nerdwax pitches to "Shark Tank," seeking $80,000 in exchange for 20 percent stake in his company.
The co-founders of AquaVault want to put an end to beach bag theft.
It's like the "CSI" of doggy doo.
When Eric Gnock Fah dreamed up the idea for a new business, he headed straight to LinkedIn.