Shark Tank is a television show like no other. A panel comprised of wealthy entrepreneurs listens as a wanna-be entrepreneur pitches his business idea to them with hat in hand. In return for an investment in a new or improved product, the Shark receives a percentage of the business being pitched. We’ve seen companies like wireless charging pad manufacturer Aira successful obtain some funding on the show.
Synthetic Setae from the foot of a gecko are used to allow a smartphone to stick to wood, glass, metal and leather”
The entrepreneur behind Flipstik, Akeem Shannon, ended up making a deal with Lori Greiner who invested $100,000 in the company in return for 25% of the firm. Which means that some time in the near future you might be relying on a gecko’s foot when you’re ready to start binge watching another television series on your handset.