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Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Fort Magic, Ilumi, Wine Doctor, Zoobean & Breathometer

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Fort Magic, Ilumi, Wine Doctor, Zoobean & Breathometer

Wine related products have been a popular item to see pitched on the Shark Tank.  Chase Hoyt from Los Angeles, pitches his wine accessory called the Wine Doctor to the Sharks.  Wine Doctor is a prodcut that can be used to preserve open bottles of wine.  But, Wine Doctor can also be used to preserve other products such as Olive Oil.  The Wine Doctor is a silicon cork with a vacuum pump that removes air … Read entire article »

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Business Lessons from Shark Tank Power Pot, Ava the Elephant, Quick Stop Fire Sprinkler Tools, Fun Time Express Electric Trains, Taylor Robinson Music

Business Lessons from Shark Tank Power Pot, Ava the Elephant, Quick Stop Fire Sprinkler Tools, Fun Time Express Electric Trains, Taylor Robinson Music

Is it possible to generate electricity using fire and water simultaneously to charge a portable electronic device? Yes, it is thanks to Power Pot. The creators of Power Pot are Caleb Light and David Toledo who run the business from Salt Lake City, Utah. Power Pots are a portable kit that can be used to heat water used to prepare … Read entire article »

Business Lessons from Shark Tank Happy Feet Womens Shape Wear Velocity Signs Bean Bag Beds & Lord Nut Levington’s Flavored Peanuts

Business Lessons from Shark Tank Happy Feet Womens Shape Wear Velocity Signs Bean Bag Beds & Lord Nut Levington’s Flavored Peanuts

Pitching the Shark Tank on his flavored peanut snack business is Sanjiv Patel from Dallas Texas by way of London Texas.  The business is called Lord Nut’s peanuts and sports an irreverent ‘mascot’ in Lord Levington.  Lord Nut peanuts come in six flavors, and are available online and in stores.  Sanjiv Patel was a part of the management team that … Read entire article »

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons Fiber Fix, Morninghead, Garage Door Lock, Chapul & Packback textbook rental

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons Fiber Fix, Morninghead, Garage Door Lock, Chapul & Packback textbook rental

Getting an update segment on the Shark Tank are Spencer Quinn and Eric Child who pitched their product called FiberFix.  FiberFix showed really well on the show and was definitely viewed as a useful product by the sharks.  Expect to see some huge sales for FiberFix as it garnered a lot of positive feedback from Shark Tank viewers who were tweeting … Read entire article »

Warehouse property for lease in Commerce, California 90040

Warehouse property for lease in Commerce, California 90040

Warehouse property for lease in Commerce, California.  Location is 2202 S. Atlantic Blvd Commerce, CA 90040 Approximate Building Square Footage is 4,500 Office build out is approximately 800 square feet, set up into two offices, a reception counter and a conference room.  The two offices have a separate direct front door entrance from the lobby.  The main entrance is to the lobby. … Read entire article »

Negotiation & Business Valuation Lessons from Shark Tank Revo Lights, Squeeky Knees, U-Lace, Buffer Bit, Kazam Update

Negotiation & Business Valuation Lessons from Shark Tank Revo Lights, Squeeky Knees, U-Lace, Buffer Bit, Kazam Update

Getting an update segment in the Shark Tank is Mary Beth Lugo who pitched a line of training bicycles called KaZAM training bikes.  Mary Beth Lugo scored a deal from Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran.  Cuban and Corcoran have invested in another bicycle business called Villy Customs.  Corcoran is a noted enthusiast of bicycles.  Anyhow, expect to see good news … Read entire article »

Negotiation & Business Valuation Lessons from Shark Tank Bambooee, Cheekd, Buzzy4Shots, Kiss Stix & Self making bed

Negotiation & Business Valuation Lessons from Shark Tank Bambooee, Cheekd, Buzzy4Shots, Kiss Stix & Self making bed

Noam and Irene Krasniansky are the husband and wife team behind Bambooee.  Bambooee is a line of cleaning products that are like paper towels but made from bamboo.  Bambooee ‘paper towels’ can be washed in washing machines up to a 100 times.  This means that users of Bambooee can make a roll last a long time, which reduces money spent … Read entire article »

Negotation & Business Valuation Lessons from Shark Tank Southern Culture Foods DDP Yoga Moberi Concealed Carry Academy Game Face Company Update

Negotation & Business Valuation Lessons from Shark Tank Southern Culture Foods DDP Yoga Moberi Concealed Carry Academy Game Face Company Update

Treating the sharks to some Southern hospitality is Erica Barrett from Atlanta, Georgia.  Erica’s company is called Southern Culture Artisan Foods.  The current product line is breakfast foods.  Barrett chose breakfast foods as the line to launch Southern Culture Artisan Foods with since she felt that stores were missing quality breakfast products more than for other meals.  Barrett has a … Read entire article »

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons Cow Wow Cereal Milk Nexersys Cycloramic Pro-NRG Cookie Dough Cafe

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons Cow Wow Cereal Milk Nexersys Cycloramic Pro-NRG Cookie Dough Cafe

Chris Pouy and Tiffany Panhilason pitch the Shark Tank on their milk beverage called Cow Wow Cereal Milk.  What exactly is Cow Wow Cereal Milk. Well, it is milk that is flavored to taste like the milk left over after finishing a bowl of cereal.  Cow Wow Cereal Milk is designed towards people who enjoy sweetened milk.  Suppose it can … Read entire article »

Business Valuation & Negotiations Shark Tank SwimZip, Fit Deck, Life caps, Freshly Picked Baby Shoes & Daisy Cakes

Business Valuation & Negotiations Shark Tank SwimZip, Fit Deck, Life caps, Freshly Picked Baby Shoes & Daisy Cakes

Workout routines can get boring very quickly.  Doing the same exercises over and over lead to boredom and worse, it can lead to reduced exercising.  Well, Phil Black has created a product called Fit Deck.  Fit Deck is a simple concept, it is a stack of cards that are used to create variety in a workout.  This has a couple … Read entire article »

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Alaska Glacial Mud, Balloon Distractions, Tom and Chee, Locker Bones & Invisiplug

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Alaska Glacial Mud, Balloon Distractions, Tom and Chee, Locker Bones & Invisiplug

Have a mess of power and power strips around the house that stick out like a sore thumb because they are black or a dark green? Well, if you have hardwood floors then you are in luck, as Invisiplug is pitches the Shark Tank it’s line of hardwood floor colored power strips. Hardwood colored Invisiplugs are sold online and in … Read entire article »

Business Valuation & Negotiations from Shark Tank Nuts N More EyeBloc Wall Doctor Groove Book Bounce Boot Camp

Business Valuation & Negotiations from Shark Tank Nuts N More EyeBloc Wall Doctor Groove Book Bounce Boot Camp

Getting an update segment on Shark Tank is Nuts ‘N More.  The owners of Nuts ‘More are Neal Cameron, Dennis Iannotti and Peter Ferreira. They were asking for $250,000 in exchange for 20% equity ($1.25 MM Business Valuation) for their business which is a finely blended line of fortified peanut & almond butters.  They come in the following flavors: Cinnamon … Read entire article »

Exit Strategy Planning: When to notify your Vendors, Customers & Employees that the company is being sold

Exit Strategy Planning: When to notify your Vendors, Customers & Employees that the company is being sold

Disclaimer: Consult legal professionals for legal advice. The information contained in this post is not legal advice, nor is it to be relied upon as such. Consult legal professionals for legal advice to ensure legal compliance. Selling a business can be a complicated process involving a plethora of moving parts that have disparate agendas, from a landlord, to a franchisor (if … Read entire article »

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Hanukkah Tree Topper Cashmere Hair Extensions Tipsy Elves Lightenetics

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Hanukkah Tree Topper Cashmere Hair Extensions Tipsy Elves Lightenetics

Like a lot of entrepreneurs, Morri and Marina Chowaiki saw a void and decided to fill it themselves.  The Chowaiki’s based in suburban San Diego, California.  They wanted to celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah together as a family with their children.  But, they could not find a suitable tree ornament.  So they made their own, and brought it to market.  They … Read entire article »

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Spirit Hoods Virtuix Omni Fohawx Bubbas BBQ

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Spirit Hoods Virtuix Omni Fohawx Bubbas BBQ

Marley Marotta & Alexander Mendeluk are the duo that will pitch Spirit Hoods to the Shark Tank.  Spirit Hoods are faux fur garments made in the USA.  Spirit Hoods are uniquely designed apparel items that grab attention.  Spirit Hoods is verified on Twitter, so they either have friends in the tech space, or have reached enough notoriety to have garnered … Read entire article »

Shark Tank Business Valuation and Negotiation Lesson Slawsa Doorbot Magic Moments Surprise Ride Barbara Corcoran’s All Star Entrepreneurs

Shark Tank Business Valuation and Negotiation Lesson Slawsa Doorbot Magic Moments Surprise Ride Barbara Corcoran’s All Star Entrepreneurs

Tired of the same old condiments?  Well Julie Stortz Busha of Slawsa just might have a product you want to try.  Slawsa is a combination salsa and slaw mix.  So it has a bit of spicyness to go along with a bit of  crunch.  The product is available in regional grocery stores such as Publix, Food Lion and Kroger throughout … Read entire article »

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons Slawsa Soundbender Pet Paint Bellybuds Paparazzi Proposals Schulzies Bread Pudding

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons Slawsa Soundbender Pet Paint Bellybuds Paparazzi Proposals Schulzies Bread Pudding

Getting an update segment on Shark Tashe is Rabbi Moshe Weiss.  Weiss originally appeared on Shark Tank to pitch the Soundbender.  The Soundbender is a device that clips on iPads and other devices and direct the sounds towards the person using the device.  The device does not need any power, it simply is in a shape that redirects the sound … Read entire article »

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Fiber Fix Elephant Chat Fishing Ammo TMR Merchant Processing Ten Thirty One Productions

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Fiber Fix Elephant Chat Fishing Ammo TMR Merchant Processing Ten Thirty One Productions

Appearing first in the Shark Tank was FiberFix.  The entrepreneurs behind FiberFix are Spencer Quinn & Eric Child  from Utah.  FiberFix is an innovating single use tape that can be used to fix or patch holes or other damage in items like PVC pipes, broken handles, and many more.  The FiberFix tape has to moistened by full immersion in water, … Read entire article »

Are Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Franchise Stores a Good Investment?

Are Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Franchise Stores a Good Investment?

For those of you who just saw Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt on CBS’ Undercover Boss, you may be wondering if becoming a franchise owner is the right thing for you? There are many factors to consider when investing in ANY franchise business.  First of all, you have to decide between a retail business versus a B2B (Business to Business) business.  Retail … Read entire article »

Marketing Genius behind Menchies Frozen Yogurt Franchises Frozen Yougurt Stores

Marketing Genius behind Menchies Frozen Yogurt Franchises Frozen Yougurt Stores

As you may be aware, Frozen Yogurt is a competitive industry.  There are many brands out there from PinkBerry, Cherry On Top, Yogurtland, Golden Spoon and more including the countless independent brands that are out there.  So standing out from the competition is vital for success.  It was previously discussed how Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt brands themselves to stand out, and … Read entire article »