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#089: Diving in to ABC’s Shark Tank – Angel Shave Club

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Iskra & Brian Tsenkova – Angel Shave Club – @AngelShaveClub – San Diego, CA

Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California.

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Summary

  • Iskra & Brian Tsenkova are the founders of Angel Shave Club a subscription based shaving supply company located in San Diego that delivers female shaving products worldwide.
  • Angel Shave Club is dedicated to changing shaving and focuses their service on elevating the feminine shaving experience by empowering through education.
  • Iskra & Brian discuss appearing on the 1/20/19 episode of ABC’s Shark Tank and how their persistence got them to pitch in front of the Sharks.
  • The emotional impact of running a bootstrap business and how Iskra & Brian built Angel Shave Club out of their spare bedroom.
  • How Angel Shave Club is preparing for “The Shark Tank Effect” where a business featured on the show experience a sudden increase in brand awareness.

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Angel Shave Club

Website – https://www.angelshaveclub.com

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/angelshaveclub/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/angelshaveclub/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/angelshaveclub

Pinterest – https://www.pinterest.com/angelshaveclub/

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/angelshaveclub/

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Shark Tank – https://abc.go.com/shows/shark-tank

Apply to get on Shark Tank 2019
5 tips for getting on ‘Shark Tank,’ from people who have done it – CNBC

How to Get on Shark Tank: 5 Insider Steps | Business.org

#055: The Sh*t They Don’t Teach You in Business School – Brian Smith UGG Founder

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Shareable Quotes:

  • “Women’s razors are actually 13% more expensive than men’s. The pink tax is real.” {9:33} – Iskra Tsenkova
  • “Women now have options. They don’t have to be an afterthought of a man’s product, a man’s company, a man’s voice.” {14:06} Iskra Tsenkova
  • “We created a business model that worked for the time being and like every business it evolves. If you stay the same nothing is ever gonna change or grow.” {26:16} – Iskra Tsenkova
  • “Less than 1% actually get to pitch to the Sharks but even less than that appear on the show. Just because you pitch doesn’t mean you’re gonna air on the show.” {31:40} – Shawn Walchef
  • “If you want to be on Shark Tank. The information is out there; it’s on the internet. Just Google it and do it.” {39:48} – Iskra Tsenkova

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