8 products that are now making millions

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  • We love watching “Shark Tank” because it gives us insight into startups that have the potential to go big.
  • As these eight products show, competitors don’t necessarily need investor approval to succeed.
  • Notable examples of highly successful “Shark Tank” releases include Ring and Kodiak Cakes.

Throughout its 12 seasons, the show “Shark Tank” has averaged millions of viewers. It’s the biggest public platform an entrepreneur could hope for, and a 10-minute pitch on the show can result in huge sales.

Familiar names like Scrub Daddy and Tipsy Elves all started after successfully closing deals at the show, but even the companies that walked away without securing investment did as well as, if not better than, the companies that did.

The founders of these companies heeded their rejections of the “Shark Tank”, using them as learning opportunities to generate millions in sales. Judges’ money would have been nice, but it turns out that national exposure can be just as valuable.

Here are 8 companies that you’ll be surprised didn’t get offers on “Shark Tank”:

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