ENTREPRENEUR: Tod Wilson, from Somerset, New Jersey.
PITCH: Tod owns Mr. Tod's Pie Factory, a wholesale and retail bakery, and wants to grow his business.
ASKING FOR: $460K in return for a 10% stake, so he can outfit a production facility.
BEST PART OF THE PITCH: Tod tearfully explains that he started off to big, too soon six years ago and ended up living in his car. But, undaunted, he regrouped and got his business off the ground again.
THE SHARKS BITE WHEN: Tod reveals McDonald's wants to open a kiosk with his pies in their stores. Three sharks are out, but Barbara and Daymond offer to go in, in exchange for 50% of the company.
RESULT: Tod accepts.
WANT TO KNOW MORE: Visit whybake.com.
UPDATE: Since making a deal with Daymond John, Barbara Corcoran and Kevin Harrington, Tod Wilson's company, Mr. Tod's Pie Factory, has tripled its business, opened a new retail location and sold tens of thousands of pies on QVC.