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Emory Junior Pitching Tonight

by Tricia Whitlock

Serial entrepreneur & student, Kaeya Majmundar will be pitching on Shark Tank tonight.

The Talent: 

 

The Box: 

  • Unlike cardboard boxes, the BZ Box folds up without breaking down the box and quickly unfolds for re-use.
  • The box is “sturdy enough to hold everything from textbooks and notebooks to clothing and bedding.”
  • The idea for this product sparked from mishaps that occurred while moving a friend out of a dorm room in 2012 & watching her little sister doing origami projects.
  • @thebzbox

 

The Show: 

  • Large viewership – “ABC took its 3rd straight Friday of the May Sweep in Adults 18-49, ranking #1 on the night for the 6th week running.
  • A panel of VC’s (sharks) give budding entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their ideas in exchange for equity/funding. 
  • Sharks: billionaire Mark Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA championship Dallas Mavericks; real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran; “Queen of QVC” Lori Greiner; technology innovator Robert Herjavec; fashion and branding expert Daymond John; and venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary.
  • Apply for next season

 

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