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After a vodka-fueled meeting of the minds in 2011, they brainstormed a way to bring a real Maine taste to California. Fast forward four years and Cousins Maine Lobster can be found in 10 cities in the U. Kim Daisy, founder of Daisy Cakes, learned to bake at the apron strings of her grandmothers and great aunt Daisy. Since then she has become one of America’s hottest entrepreneurs and small business success stories after securing a deal with Barbara Corcoran on “Shark Tank”. Kim has proven that tenacity and unflappable confidence are recipes for achieving the American Dream and building a multi-million dollar business. Sharon Bui, a sorority and marketing girl from North Carolina, came up with the idea of Frill after having difficulty finding stylish and affordable clothing options for sorority recruitment. In 2011 she approached Kate Steadman, another North Carolina gal with experience in the apparel design and production field, and Frill was born!
Melissa Hinnant, owner of Grace and Lace, is a lifelong DIY girl who made a pair of lacey legwarmers for herself in 2011 that received raving compliments everywhere she went. She listed some for sale online and within days was overwhelmed with orders she could not possibly fulfill on her own! Hold Your Haunches started back in 2010. The idea came to life during their daily walk, while discussing their dissatisfaction with body shaper clothing not keeping everything in place!
They put their heads together and developed Hold Your Haunches, a line of luxury fashion pants that feature a layer of highly graded compression shapewear for the shapely and smooth silhouette every woman is looking for. Trina Barkouras is a creative design maniac with a P. Now families everywhere can share her HOPPY Holiday tradition. Hoppy Paws can be found in major retailers, at Amazon.
In 2009, the Mastronardo brothers discovered the health benefits of coconut oil and decided to formulate a locally sourced, all-natural skincare line. Inspired by the New York Firefighter calendar, the brothers pose shirtless along with the ingredients that make Nardo’s Natural skin care so unique. At 26 and 23 brother and sister duo Jeff and Jen Martin discovered the absolute best popcorn they had ever had. So with no money but lots of ambition they decided not only were they going to start a popcorn company but it was going to be a huge success. They started hand stamping bags and selling Pipcorn at outdoor markets in Brooklyn. Were Washington lobbyists hustling pork barrel spending on the US senate floor.
They decided to launch their BBQ sauce business to supplement their income on weekends. It was their Shark Tank appearance that got them the cash from Barbara and notoriety they needed to go from selling 5 small stores to 500 large grocery stores within months. They’ll also be opening the new Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant chain this spring. Andrea Cao is a 15 year old CEO, entrepreneur, and horse trainer from San Luis Obispo, CA. At just age 13 she created the Q-Flex, an acupressure and massage tool after her mom, Hong Cao, started coming home from work with extreme back pain.
Partnering with her mom, Andrea started marketing the Q-Flex locally door-to-door. Fast-forward a couple of years and the Q-Flex is now selling nationally in Walmart, Amazon, and other retailers and websites. Floridian sisters, Kara Haught and Shelly Hyde, launched their own line of swimsuits as an answer to their ongoing struggle to find fashionable suits for active women. Raising Wild swimwear empowers women to get out of their beach chairs and confidently enjoy life’s adventures.
After only two years in business – and one day in the Tank – Raising Wild is the answer to “the swimsuit struggle” for thousands of women across the globe. Flight attendant Darryl Lenz noted that baby strollers were a complete hassle at airports. So she invented a clever chair that attaches to carry-on luggage and lets children get a free ride! Her chair folds flat, goes right through security, and fits neatly into the plane’s overhead bin. Since Darryl and her husband showed their Ride On Carry On chair on Shark Tank, the chairs—now in four new colors–have flown off the shelves in the US and abroad!
Ryan Kelly created Ry’s Ruffery when he realized that his dog, Barkley, didn’t like mass-produced, generic dog treats. Made from all-natural ingredients, 10-year old Ryan began selling his dog treats at his brother’s lacrosse games and at the local dog shelter. Portland, Oregon, set out to make homemade baking easy and fun. Grain with four flavors of Cookie Kits. 6 flavors of Cookie Kits as well as popular items such as cornbread, brownies, muffins, bars, and cake mixes.