Zup is an all-in-one water sport invention. It’s a board for water skiing, boogie-boarding, and wakeboarding that helps people ease into the water sport of their choice — and to graduate to the next level. The three entrepreneurs behind it, Nick Kierpiec, Glen Duff, and Scott Parks from Williamsburg, Virginia are pitching their business on Shark Tank on January 14. They’re seeking a $300,000 investment in exchange for 10 percent equity of Zup.
During their presentation, one of the entrepreneurs pulls out a gigantic card that reads “For Shark’s eyes only!” But which shark? (Or was that a grammatical error meant to be Sharks’ Eyes?) Anyway, their pitch has Mark Cuban and guest shark Sara Blakely whispering. Sup could be a good fit with Cuban’s Tower Paddle Boards and/or Slyde Handboards which he invested in with guest shark Ashton Kutcher. Zup boards are available online (see link above). Prices range from $189 to $429. New episodes of Shark Tank (Season 9) air Sundays at 9pm and 10pm on ABC. [Related: 27 Favorite Shark Tank Products]