Premiering on episode 23 of Season 9 in early 2018, the presentation started with founder Tony Chan using immediately onto the set upon one of many Coolpeds briefcase scooters. This entrance instantly induced the Sharks to joke about making an attempt out the product, and Chan began by introducing himself and asking for a $250,000 funding for five% fairness. Chan defined that his scooter is nice for getting round city, throughout campus, and touring via airports. Noting that the suitcase half might be indifferent, Chan identified the scooter can attain speeds between 7 and 15 mph, and the regenerative braking system helps recharge the battery.
Highlighting a number of different options of the scooter, similar to the truth that it solely weighs 11 kilos with out the baggage attachment, Chan quickly requested if any of the Sharks have been desirous about making an attempt it out, to which Kevin O’Leary volunteered and zipped across the “Shark Tank” studio.
Chan additionally tried to indicate Coolpeds’ iteration of an electrical roadster, the Ampere, which prices lower than $10,000. At this level, O’Leary interjected and mentioned that the Sharks ought to deal with one product at a time and requested in regards to the operational price and gross sales of Coolpeds’ electrical scooter, which retails for $399 and prices $170 to fabricate. Sadly, the Sharks weren’t biting. Mark Cuban mentioned that Coolpeds was making an attempt to promote “cool,” and he bowed out. The opposite Sharks additionally declined, and Chan and his Coolpeds scooter left with no deal.