Eco Nuts did not get an investment from the Sharks.
Courtesy of econutssoap.com
1. An all natural alternative to chemically-made laundry detergents.
2. Made from a Soap Nut (actually a fruit!) that grows in the Himalayas and produces a natural, organic soap when run through your washing machine.
3. The gentler soap keeps your clothes, towels, and bedding feeling softer and fluffier longer.Buy Eco Nuts at Amazon.com →
Great pitch, but I'm a sucker for eco-friendly products, especially if they have nice packaging. I love that they had the demo set up with the stacks of laundry detergent bottles that you won't have to buy if you use their product. It paints a vivid picture of how much easier your life will be if you buy Eco-Nuts.
After some jokes about "sterilizing your nuts" (ha ha ha?), the Sharks get down to business. Mona and Scott have a lot to prove, seeing as they claim to be the #1 seller of soap-nut products. Something's not adding up for the Sharks though - they smell a rat.
Mona gets into a little hot water when she first precociously brags to Barbara that Eco Nuts has more Facebook likes than she does, and THEN tells Robert that if he were to own 50% of the company (as he offered) he better be working 16 hour days the way she is. WHAAAAT???
Mona, Robert is not and never will be your employee. You are there to very kindly ask for an investment from a very powerful man who may or may not deign to give it to you. Juuuuust a friendly reminder.
So, while the rehearsed pitch began well, the whole thing kinda ran off the rails as the Sharks chased these two down the rabbit-hole of numbers, sales, and product branding.
But it was awful sweet of Mr. Wonderful to make one final offer: to marry the two love-birds right then and there in the Tank. They turned him down, and that was the only offer they got.
Mona Weiss & Scott Shields