DrumPants are touch sensors you wear on your body that play music. You wear a wireless controller to play music and games (via a smartphone’s Bluetooth technology). The founders of DrumPants, Lei Yu and Tyler Freeman of San Francisco, pitched their business on Shark Tank in October 2014. They went into the Tank seeking an investment of $150,000 in exchange for 5 percent equity. They received two offers — from Robert Herjavec and Daymond John — but a deal wasn’t made.
Since Shark Tank, DrumPants sold out of its DrumPants 2.0 Basic Kit and DrumPants 2.0 Pro Kits which included six Bluetooth enabled wearable drum triggers. No word on whether or not a 3.0 version is in the works — the DrumPants social media accounts have been dormant since May 2016. The two entrepreneurs who pitched DrumPants on Shark Tank have moved on professionally, too. According to LinkedIn, Yu is currently a Senior Product Manager at Chariot, where she’s building software for commuter shuttle networks (Chariot is owned by Ford). And Freeman is currently working as an UX Designer/ Engineer at Google. [Related: 27 Favorite ‘Shark Tank’ Products at Amazon]