On the ABC show Shark Tank, entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to potential investors. The investors, or sharks as they’re called, either sink the propositions, or get on board and invest. A Charlotte sports company called TPG Sports Group held their own version of the event last week called Sports Tank. Fourteen entrepreneurs from around the country pitched their ideas. Jason Kristufek flew to Charlotte from Lincoln, Nebraska. He’s seeking a $500,000 investment in his company.
"You’re always nervous. You’re in front of a crowd presenting. You never know what kind of questions they’re going to ask," he says. He’s the founder of Fanstreamm . It’s an app for groups of people to buy tickets to minor league games. It also collects data from users which they can use to market strategically and get users to buy more tickets.