This startup made a deal on shark tank and just sold to. Groovebook on shark tank brian launched his pitch by introducing himself and his baby mama to the sharks. Groovebook photo album book app update shark tank tales. Ive had ordered quite a few books since 2014, and those books from the early years are now completely useless pictures are faded, starting to get fuzzy, and the. The smaller startup is probably best known for as the photo book app from tvs shark tank, where founders julie and brian whiteman pitched their uniquely designed photo books, which have a groove. The groove book the only successful business to appear on the shark tank show acquired in this manner, and a picture perfect fit to add to shutterflys recent acquisitions. The investors loved the concept and they struck up a deal. Ive watched the groove book segment on shark tank twice now.
Shark tankbacked groovebook acquired by shutterfly for. Life for rocketbook after shark tank has been pretty stellar. The commitment really comes down to simply sending the pictures to groovebook to compile the book. Published on sep 24, 2016 this is the groovebook pitch to the sharks on shark tank season 5 episode. This is the groovebook pitch to the sharks on shark tank season 5 episode. In season 5, kevin oleary invested in groovebook, which lets you print. The other big shark tank winner in olearys portfolio is groovebook from season 5, he says. Brian moreover recorded a patent for that intends to shield various associations from repeating groovebook. One of my favorite parts about the groovebook app is that it means i can send little photo books. Say hello to a new groovebook in the mail each month. The groove in the book is to make the book flexible so that they can ship at a lower cost, and he has a patent on the design. The app is the first idea pitched to shark tank that has.
Beneath the ink update what happened after shark tank. Groovebook pitch shark tank season 5 episode youtube. To ramp up the business, husbandandwife team julie and brian whiteman pitched groovebook on the abc tv show shark tank. See more ideas about free photo book, shark tank success and best photo app. Public company acquires groovebook, a shark tank app, in a multimilliondollar deal. Not bad for doing a deal only a year earlier on shark tank. Groovebook on shark tank tonight stuff parents need. Simply choose between 40 and 100 of your favorite pictures and. Shark tank groovebook is one of the unique business ideas. A shark tank success story richards patent law firm. Groove book is around two years old as of the original air date very. The company has gone on to sell over 500,000 rocketbooks in bestbuy, office depot, staples, and amazon worldwide. The groove book is a free app available for both apple and android smart phones that let you create photo flip books practically free.
Groove book is around two years old as of the original air date very old for an app. Then watch shark tank with me and cheer on julie and brian as they do their best to convince the sharks to invest in their genius idea. Groovebook, one of my favorite shark tank companies, shared some very big news today on good morning america check out their amazing story, its the american dream. Brians mom saw the impact of groovebook, and encouraged them to go on the tv show shark tank to get investorbacking and national exposure. They requested one hundred fifty thousand dollars of investment for twenty percent of the. Following the shark tank episode barbara cochran actually invested in the company via her private angel list fund. Groovebook, an app that allows users to flag social media photos and request physical prints as part of a customized photo book, appeared on season five of shark tank and scored a deal. I received notice that they would be on abcs shark tank. Shark tank returned from holiday break with all sorts of products and also all sorts of entertainment. Daymond john, kevin oleary, lori greiner, mark cuban. Shark tank updates in 2019 written by rolando herrera october 14, 2019 already owners of a successful commercial print shop, brian and julie whiteman were looking to create a subscription service for the photo books.
Groovebook, of shark tank fame, acquired by shuterfly inc. If you want to know more you can find it in the links below. The smaller startup is probably best known for as the photo book app from tv s shark tank, where founders julie and brian whiteman pitched their uniquely designed photo books, which have a groove. They binked a book for the lead singer of blink 182, tom delonge. Groovebooks pitch took place in the thirteenth episode of the fifth season of shark tank, which aired on january 10, 2014.
Groovebook is now the first idea pitched on shark tank that has been acquired by a public company. If theyve been around for two years, they either have a bottomless bucket of venture capital or theyre making money. Instead of building a library of forgotten snaps, save space and create special keepsakes by printing your photos using groovebook. Groovebooks pitch took place in the thirteenth episode of the fifth season of shark tank. All the ballyhoo over the purchase of shark tank darling groove book by shutterfly created a lot of excitement. Evaluation it would seem that when groovebook first started out that it impressed people. There were cool ideas, ridiculous ideas, and something that made us want to at least. What are your thoughts about shutterflys acquisition of groovebook. This is a great moment in shark tank history, and a testament to the message at the heart of the show. The whitemans accepted a joint deal from mark and kevin for licensing rights. The groovebook owners, who appeared on shark tank and. Picjoy photo organizing app on shark tank, the next. If youre like us, you probably have thousands of photos on your smartphone. Groovebook on shark tank tonight january 10, 2014 by tiffany merritt 1 comment im an affiliate of groovebook, as well as a paying customer, and quite possibly their biggest fan.1545 1025 1533 957 1496 813 1190 1590 681 901 418 1040 841 927 1469 1274 903 1560 1184 429 1062 812 903 540 751 1432 1228 1155 1200 435 104 1435