As soon as Kevin and Melissa Kiernan completed their preliminary pitch, the sharks weren’t very impressed. The couple was searching for $40,000 in trade for 20% of their firm, valuing The Final Lid at $200,000 regardless of not having a lot of a background. On the time of filming, The Final Lid was merely a completed prototype with a patent pending, however the Kiernans had by no means bought a single product. Lori Greiner, in addition to a number of different sharks, have been instantly skeptical in regards to the reliability of the product. “What is going on to cease a raccoon from simply peeling it proper off or gnawing proper by means of it?” Greiner requested.
Whereas the couple tried to elucidate that The Final Lid was a repellent for animals, the sharks had extra considerations in regards to the cloth trash cowl. “However Kevin, that is an terrible concept,” Robert Herjavec stated, declaring that the lid would should be washed. The workforce revealed their product was machine cleanable, however a lot of the sharks went out. “I do know what it is like, however I can inform immediately if it is a hero or a zero, and I am sorry, I feel it is a zero,” Greiner advised the founders. Surprisingly, Daymond John was and made a take care of the Kiernans, $40K for 60% fairness.