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PHOENIX — A pair of East Valley entrepreneurs are placing their enterprise to the check after they seem on TV’s “Shark Tank” on Friday night time at 7 p.m.
Skylar Bennett and Kevin Shoemaker of Mesa will try and persuade a bunch of tycoons generally known as the “sharks” to spend money on their Gilbert-based small enterprise Robust Attire, which sells sturdy males’s equipment.
“Having our enterprise profiled on ‘Shark Tank’ is not like something we ever imagined,” Bennett stated in a press launch.
The previous business actual property brokers in 2017 developed a line of sturdy, machine-washable ties.
“We took a danger, give up our jobs, and threw ourselves into growing a line of sturdy and machine-washable ties that might stand as much as the wear-and-tear of actual life,” Bennett stated.
Shoemaker added, “Actually, all of it boils all the way down to taking an concept you’re captivated with and working with it.”
The 2 on their website stated they’ve been watching the Emmy Award-winning present for years, presently in its 11th season, and made it by an applicant pool of hundreds who need to take their enterprise to the subsequent degree.
“With the ability to introduce our merchandise to the self-made enterprise execs on ‘Shark Tank’, and getting their suggestions, is unbelievable,” Shoemaker stated.
There have been at the very least a handful of Valley individuals on that present through the years.
Brothers Brian and Michael Speciale again in 2017 secured a $50,000 funding from the present for his or her product Original Comfy.
Phoenix creators of a tipping app additionally landed a $150,000 funding for his or her firm as nicely in 2017 after pitching their enterprise on the present.
— to ktar.com