SHARKS CHEW IT OVER
The tycoons who rule the Shark Tank look back on the first season and reveal what they thought were the highlights and the flops
Each week, a group of budding entrepreneurs fronted up to pitch their unique ideas to a panel of five self-made millionaires in the hopes of snaring an investment.
Many of the products and services presented on Shark Tank impressed, some were just so-so and a couple proved to be plain bad.
As the finale of the hit Network Ten reality show nears, the sharks deliver their verdicts on the best and worst moments of the first season.
Rescue Swag – a multipurpose first aid kit that doubles as a sling, splint, compression device and water carrier.
Ranchero Salsa, Mexican hot sauces.
Bottlepops – themed bottle openers that make sounds.
The Scrubba Wash Bag – a small portable washing machine.
PB Conveyor Tray – a prototype of a conveyor belt that fits in the tray of any truck.
I won’t say much but it involved toilet lids, automation and a very, very enthusiastic inventor. I think Rent Resume.
We Teach Me. We Teach Me. Scope My Project.
It’s a tie between Bottlepops and Scrubba Wash Bag.
Ruby and Ollie’s All Abilities Childcare.
Bottlepops, which I think will deliver the fastest return.
Scrubba Wash Bag. The opportunities from the business are very exciting.
Allowing Naomi to gazump me on Hegs Pegs, the wash pegs with a hook, was something I’d change if I could. I don’t have any regrets.
I haven’t got a taker for Hamdog – the half hamburger, half hotdog business.
Grown Eyewear. I liked this business but was unsure how to help.
Being rejected for Scrubba Wash Bag.
The five judges who are the sharks of Network Ten’s