David Patrick and Zach Fleischman of Shark Wheel, a Lake Forest, CA company claim to have literally reinvented a wheel for skateboards and longboards, and created a company that they value at a $2M valuation. Their wheels have scientifically proven performance advantages — faster and extra grip — over original skateboard wheels. It’s an interesting concept that no doubt interests the Sharks. Just from the episode preview (below) it’s clear that they received at least two offers. My prediction: The founders will squirm a bit before making a deal with GoPro inventor Nick Woodman.
Here’s the Shark Wheel pitch: