Solemates co-founder Rebecca Brown (HHS '96) pitches product on Shark Tank
Solemates co-founder Rebecca Brown (HHS '96) pitches product on Shark Tank

When Ferguson and Brown originally appeared on "Shark Tank," they came in asking for $500,000 for 10 percent equity. The sharks tried out the caps by strapping on a pair of heels and they were impressed by how effortlessly they blended into the heels. Some of the sharks went out because they felt it wasn't a necessary product, while others believed their revenue and margins numbers weren't quite adding up. However, they did earn two offers from Robert Herjavec and Kevin O'Leary and ultimately accepted a deal from Herjavec for $500,000 for 20 percent.
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