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A weave-lover invents a dryer for women tired of waiting for their weaves to dry On Episode 8 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Michalyn Porter, Ph.D., pitched her product, Weave Dryer, in the Funderdome. On the show, entrepreneurs pitch in a head-to-head competition to “The...
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He invented a unique pet feeding system On Episode 13 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Dr. Joe J. Owens pitched his product, Enjoy-A-Bowl, in the Funderdome. On the show, entrepreneurs pitch in a head-to-head competition to “The Funderdome” (a live studio audience) for the chance to...
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Bringing the joy of baked goods to everyone and remembering Grandmommy On Episode 11 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Lateshia Dowell pitched her business, Flaky Bakes—a metro Detroit home-based, delivery-only, cookie company specializing in piekies (pie cookies)—in the Funderdome....
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Better Weekdays
Meet the entrepreneur who is connecting college students with their careers (Better Weekdays CEO, Chris Motley. Image: Courtesy of Better Weekdays) On the last stop of the 2017 nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tankvisited the National Urban...
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Going bald brought her a new perspective and business idea  On Episode 2 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Ehdra – the “Beautiful Bald Bella” Frazier from Atlanta, pitched her product, Dome Essentials. Brandon Andrews of Values Partnerships sat down with Frazier after the show for an...
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GRITS Get Rich in the Struggle
The apparel serves as a conduit to the message, says the founder On Episode 4 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Kirston J. Pittman pitched his company, Get Rich in The Struggle (GRITS). On the show, entrepreneurs pitch in a head-to-head competition to “The Funderdome” (a live studio...
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The idea of pom poms as workout equipment, netted her $10,000 in capital On Episode 4 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Sherry Leetham pitched her product, PoundPoms—weighted cheerleading pom poms for working out. Leetham is a former cheerleader. Hosted by Steve Harvey, entrepreneurs...
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Fishing Caddy CEO Joe Pippins pitched his business on “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome” and won $20,000. Learn more about his story. Joe Pippins from Kansas pitched his product, the Fishing Caddy, on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. On the show, entrepreneurs pitch in a...
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His gadget for creating stuffed waffles, earned him $50,000 On Episode 3 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Mike Bradford from Texas pitched his product, the Wonderffle Waffle Iron. Hosted by Steve Harvey, entrepreneurs pitch in a head-to-head competition to “The Funderdome” (a live...
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