Shark Barbara Corcoran - This fiery real estate mogul turned a $1,000 loan into a real estate empire worth more than 2 billion dollars!
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Meet Barbara's Entrepreneurs!
Cousins Maine Lobster Jim Tselikis & Sabin Lomac
Cousins Jim and Sabin are native Mainers with a passion for sharing fresh Maine lobster. 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.S. with 19 food trucks, a brick and mortar Lobster Shack in LA and a successful online distribution service that provides the Cousins Maine Lobster experience for hungry patrons at home.
Daisy Cakes Kim Nelson
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.
Frill Clothing Sharon Bui & Kate Steadman
Grace & Lace Melissa & Rick Hinnant
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! What started as an “accidental company” quickly turned into a full-blown women’s clothing line, with fashion pieces for every woman and every season!! A true Shark Tank success story, Grace & Lace is also passionate about making a difference in the world. A portion of every sale goes toward building orphanages in India, taking orphans off the street and providing for their core needs.
Hold Your Haunches Jenny Greer & Erin Bickley
Hoppy Paws Trina Barkouras
Trina Barkouras is a creative design maniac with a P.H.D. in Motherhood.
After 20 years of requests from friends and family to share her secret to making the Holidays special… Hoppy Paws was born! Now families everywhere can share her HOPPY Holiday tradition. Hoppy Paws can be found in major retailers, at Amazon.com and at www.hoppypaws.com
Nardo's Natural Danny, Kyle, & DJ Mastronardo
Pipcorn Jen & Jeff Martin
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. Now in every single Whole Foods, they have innovated the popcorn aisle, while standing by their core belief that a product should be good for you and for the world we live in.
Pork Barrel BBQ Heath Hall & Brett Thompson
Ride On Carry On Darryl Lenz
Ry’s Ruffery Ryan & Daniela Kelly
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. Since his appearance on Shark Tank, Ry’s Ruffery is now sold in major retail chains across the country and Ryan has been nominated for Ernst & Young’s entrepreneur of the year and is one of Crain’s Top 2o Under 20.
Scratch & Grain Baking Co. - Taya Geiger & Leah Tutin
The COOP Juliet Ward & Lucinda Lent
Tom + Chee Trew Quackenbush & Corey Ward
Tom and Chee is reinventing the way America thinks about grilled cheese! Starting in a small tent on Cincinnati's iconic Fountain Square, they have now grown their business with corporate owned stores and a quickly expanding franchise business. With a menu full of specialty grilled cheese, made with fresh ingredients, house roasted meats and soups made daily, Tom+Chee's new twists on a classic are taking America by storm. When you are done with your grilled cheese and tomato soup, don't forget to finish off your meal with a Grilled Cheese Donut for dessert!
Villy Customs Fleetwood Hicks
When Fleetwood Hicks and his four-legged sidekick, Villy, walked onto the Shark Tank set, everyone wanted to own one of his custom fashion bicycles. His candy-colored cruisers were so enticing he snagged two Sharks, Barbara Corcoran and Mark Cuban, and convinced them to plunk down a half a million dollars. Villy Custom, the Villy Vonka of bikes, now sells fleets of custom branded bikes to Fortune 500 corporations, upscale hotels/resorts and real estate communities. If you want to know how to build instant remarkability into your product, service, or life - let Fleetwood inspire your organization.