Shark Tank, the critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy® Award-winning reality show that has reinvigorated entrepreneurship in America, returns to ABC for its ninth season. The Sharks – tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons – continue their search to invest in the best businesses and products that America has to offer. The Sharks will once again give people from all walks of life the chance to chase the American dream and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires.
Budding entrepreneurs work to persuade a panel of tycoons to invest in their business proposals in return for a percentage of equity in the company.
An inner-city teacher tries to sell the Sharks on his unique way to get children to learn; the owner of a gourmet food business watches the Sharks fight for a piece of the action; an astonishing offer is made for one life-saving idea.
An entrepreneurial novice makes a less-than-stellar presentation to the sharks; a father-son duo pitches a proposal for a revolutionary new musical product.
An entrepreneur originally from Ghana wants an investment for an Internet business; a man from California wants to franchise his graffiti-removal business.
Three of the sharks make a deal for an innovative Internet company, but before the deal can be sealed, a battle ensues and one of the sharks is ousted.
A young Chicago entrepreneur plays hardball with the sharks while seeking funding for an innovative Internet business.
A housewife from Charleston, S.C., charms the male sharks; a college student pitches a product made from soy that he creates in his mother's kitchen.
A young entrepreneur's overconfidence could blow a deal with the sharks; Kevin O'Leary follows an entrepreneur out of the Shark Tank to get the last word after being outbid by another shark.
A veterinarian's product claims to prevent cancer in pets; virtual arcade; a Texas designer pitches a line of fashionable clothing for women.
A man wants an investment from the sharks to create an extension of his already successful business; a urologist has an unusual business proposal.
Things get heated when the sharks ask a husband-and-wife team to clarify the actual value of a childcare business; a chef's salad dressing mix is removed from store shelves because of offensive packaging; a golf ball cleaner.
Two Texas bicyclists have an idea for a portable hand degreaser; a college student is passionate about his environmentally friendly clothing line; the sharks find out if lifelong entrepreneur Cactus Jack lost at least 35 pounds to seal a deal.
A California entrepreneur wants to bring back old-fashioned ice cream men; a couple's pitch is about providing legal services at a coffee house; an update on the sharks' venture with an Arizona woman and her unique plush toys.
A woman begins her presentation with shoe fashions; sisters from Chicago present a hilarious pitch; a man from Florida reinvents the umbrella.
An entrepreneur from Chicago hopes the sharks can dig him out of a financial hole; a single mother believes her aromatic lip gloss can help women.