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Rohan Oza joined Sharks Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Mark Cuban, and Kevin O’Leary in the Shark Tank to review four very different businesses for investment opportunities. Circadian Optics, Boost Oxygen, Face Yoga, and Atlas Monroe pitched their products and business successes to the Sharks in hopes of securing strategic business partners to help them scale and grow their businesses. Two of these businesses would leave the Shark Tanks with a secured strategic partnership with the Sharks.

Circadian Optics Makes a Deal with Lori Greiner and Mark Cuban

Amber Leong, owner of Circadian Optics, came to the Sharks in hopes of securing a $750,000 investment in exchange for 10% of her company. More than the monetary investment, Amber is looking for a strategic partner to take her business to the next level. She needs the financial backing to secure more inventory, but the business intellect to help her grow her social and marketing efforts. Circadian Optics sells a line of lights that mimic the colors and brightness of the sun. This helps to regular our natural circadian rhythm which affects our health.

Blown away by Amber, her story and her ambition, the Sharks teamed up to extend offers to Circadian Optics. Lori Greiner and Mark Cuban partner up to offer $750,000 for 20% equity. This offer is matched by team Barbara Corcoran and Kevin O’Leary. To sweeten their deal, Lori and Mark offer Amber an additional $50,000 for her parents in Malaysia after her touching back story. She decides to accept Lori and Mark’s offer.

Kevin O’Leary Invests in Boost Oxygen

Rob Neuner and Mike Grice came to the Shark Tank to secure a business partner that would be willing to invest $1,000,000 for a 5% share in their company, Boost Oxygen. The duo sells compressed oxygen that consumers can use anytime they need a boost of oxygen. Oxygen is essential for heart and brain health, however, there are some geographical locations or activities that can cause our bodies to need an extra boost of oxygen. Rob and Mike want to make their canned air as prevalent as bottled water.

Although most of the Sharks decide to pass because of the valuation and the market potential, Kevin O’Leary is interested in partnering with Boost Oxygen. After multiple counter-offers, Rob and Mike come to an agreement with Mr. Wonderful. Kevin will provide $1 million as a loan over 36 months. The loan will come with 7.5% interest and Kevin will also get 6.25% equity in Boost Oxygen.

Face Yoga Strike Out In The Shark Tank

Koko Hayashi is on a mission to bring a Japanese yoga technique to the US. She is seeking $200,000 for a 20% equity share in her company, Face Yoga. By following her program 3-5 minutes a day, the facial (and surrounding) muscles can be exercised to prevent plastic surgery or painful injects. Koko refers to her practice as the “fountain of youth.” Koko charges clients $200 for an hour session to teach them the techniques of Face Yoga. She also is interested in expanding to licensing other instructors to be able to broaden her reach.

Although the Sharks are amused with her enthusiasm, they are concerned about the viability of the company, the low lifetime sales, the amount of work it would take to make this into a scalable business. They also learn that Koko has another successful business that is bringing her in more money than Face Yoga. They encourage her to focus on the business that is making her money currently. The Sharks decline to extend Koko and offer and Face Yoga leaves the Shark Tank without a deal.

Atlast Monroe Walks Away From $1,000,000

Deborah and Jonathan Torres pulled a quick trick on the Sharks. They pitched their extra crispy fried chicken and handed out samples to the Sharks. After it was clear that the Sharks all really enjoyed their dish, Deborah and Jonathan told them that it wasn’t chicken at all. It is a vegan dish that mimics fried chicken. Although the recipe is proprietary, they do share that it is mostly made of organic wheat. The Sharks couldn’t believe that it wasn’t really chicken. Atlas Monroe is looking for a $500,000 investment for 10% of their company. They need a partner that can help them scale their business and keep up with their current demand.

Although the Sharks love their product, they are concerned at the level of confusion to the pitch and the lack of understanding of their numbers. Just when it seemed as though they would not be getting an offer, Rohan and Mark decided to float their own pitch. They would like to buy Atlas Monroe, in its entirety, for $1,000,000. They would continue to pay them 10% royalties on sales, but they would take 100% ownership of their company. Deborah and Jonathan decline their offer, stating they want a partner but not to be bought out. They leave the Shark Tank without an investor.

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Shark Tank airs Sunday at 9:00 EST on ABC.