Tipsy Elves

From Shark Tank Season 05 Episode 12

Tipsy Elves got an investment from Robert Herjavec


Tipsy Elves

2 Reasons to Love Tipsy Elves

1. An updated take on the classic "ugly Christmas sweater" tradition.

2. Unlike your smelly, old, thrift store sweater, these sweaters are new, high quality, and have witty designs.

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Our Take

Every once in a while, you get a nice surprise when you watch Shark Tank. Raise your hand if you thought at first that this product segment was just a desperate play for attention for a business that hadn't had any sales and only got on the show because the sweaters are so uniquely ugly?

But then they turn around and tell us their sales - plus the fact that they are ranked #1 for the Google search term "ugly Christmas sweaters". That changes this segment from a waste of time to a worthwhile business for the Sharks to consider investing in.

Lori doesn't like the sweaters or the business so she goes out. Mark worries about the process of taking the sweaters from online-sales to retail; he's out.

Kevin and Robert make offers, though. Daymond just doesn't think he can be of any help - plus he owns ANOTHER ugly sweater company already! When the choice comes down to a traditional investment-for-equity versus Kevin's royalty deal, Evan and Nick ended up partnering with Robert for 10% of their company - a steal for them!

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The Entrepreneurs Behind Tipsy Elves

Evan Mendelsohn & Nick Morton

Evan Mendelsohn & Nick Morton


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