Author: Charles Judd

Charles joined TechieGamers.com in 2021 and has a passion for writing. He mainly covers celebrity news, net worth and reality TV content. In his free time, he enjoys dabbling in web development and watching films.

Parents are always looking for cheap activities to keep their kids engaged. CertifiKID is a marketplace that finds deals for family-friendly activities, services and products. Essentially it’s a Groupon for families. Founders Jamie and Brian Ratner pitched their business on Shark Tank and sealed a deal with Kevin O’Leary. As of 2023, CertifiKID is worth an estimated $10 million. About the Founders Brian and Jamie Ratner are a married couple based in Washington, DC. Brian has a graduate law degree from the University of Pittsburgh and spent most of his career as a partner at the law firm Hausfeld. Jamie…

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Tech entrepreneur Balaji Srinivasan is most known as Coinbase’s former CTO but recently he’s thrust himself into the spotlight. Balaji has made a bold $2 million bet that Bitcoin will hit $1 million within 90 days! He believes the US banking sector will collapse from all the money printing. As of 2023, Balaji Srinivasan has an estimated net worth of $150 million. Balaji made his fortune from selling three businesses he started – Teleport, Earn.com and Counsyl. Early Life Balaji Srinivasan was born on May 24, 1980 and is of Indian descent. As a bright student, he studied electrical engineering…

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Psi Bands are acupressure wrist bands that claim to help with nausea relief. The company mainly helps people suffering from morning sickness and motion sickness. Founder Romy Taormina pitched her product on Shark Tank but wasn’t able to get a deal. As of 2023, Psi Bands is worth an estimated $3 million. About the Founder Romy Taormina is a mom of two from Pacific Grove, California. Taormina got a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from California Polytechnic State University. Growing up she felt passionate about entrepreneurship. At university Romy became a member of the American Marketing Association. After graduating,…

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The PowerPot is a thermoelectric generator that uses the heat from cooking to charge various devices. Founders Caleb Light and David Toledo pitched their product on Shark Tank and got a deal with Mark Cuban. Their company Power Practical was later acquired by Thrasio in 2020. As of 2023, Power Practical is worth an estimated $3 million. About the Founders David Toledo and Caleb Light hail from Salt Lake City, Utah. David has a PhD in materials science and engineering from Cornell University. Caleb got an accounting degree from Utah Valley University. During school Toledo spent a lot of time…

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Using your phone while doing outdoor activities is a hassle, especially those that require you to wear gloves. Chubby Buttons is a bluetooth remote that allows you to control your phone while wearing gloves. Founders Justin Barad and Mike Cherkezian pitched their product on Shark Tank but couldn’t get a deal. Clearly their pitch didn’t press the right buttons! As of 2023, Chubby Buttons is worth an estimated $2.5 million. About the Founders Justin Barad hails from New York City, and studied chemistry at NYU. Barad has worked in business development at companies such as Rover Diagnostics, Fooda, and Boomerang,…

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In Eastern Europe there is a type of soft-serve ice cream that’s unique to the rest of the world. Instead of traditional ice cream cones, they have rotisserie-grilled dough cones with various toppings. Jeremy and Kaitlyn Carlson brought this concept to the United States and started Crispy Cones. The founders pitched their unique product on Shark Tank and got a deal with Barbara Corcoran. As of 2023, Crispy Cones is worth an estimated $2 million. About the Founders Jeremy and Kaitlyn Carlson are a married couple who reside in Rexburg, Idaho. They both went to Brigham Young University – Idaho,…

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Kitchen sprayers make washing dishes easier but they still miss some spots. The Scrubbie was made to be attached to your sprayer and take care of all those little stains. Its nozzle can also be hooked up to an outdoor hose. Founders Matt Hosey, Jeff Dakin, and Tyler Kessler pitched their business on Shark Tank but didn’t get a deal. As of 2023, The Scrubbie is worth an estimated $1.5 million. Founding the Company Matthew Hosey, Jeffrey Dakin, and Tyler Kessler all hail from Wichita, Kansas. Jeff Dakin is the original founder of the business and has created several inventions…

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One reason why people find it hard to use workout equipment at home is the lack of space. MAXPRO Fitness removes this obstacle with its minimalist resistance cables that generate up to 300 pounds of resistance. Founder Nezar Akeel got the chance to pitch on Shark Tank and got a deal with Mark Cuban. As of 2023, MAXPRO Fitness is worth an estimated $16 million. About the Founder Nezar Akeel hails from Detroit, Michigan. He is a mechanical engineer who earned his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University and his master’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Akeel started his career…

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SilkRoll is an online fashion exchange that uses a points-based system so users can trade secondhand clothing value-for-value. Founders Janet Wu and Erin Wold-Fettner appeared on season 10 of Shark Tank but didn’t get a deal. As of 2023, SilkRoll is worth an estimated $4 million. About the Founders Janet Wu is from San Francisco and has a degree in economics and international development from the University of Bath. Wu traveled the world as an investment banker, working for firms such as BOC International and Deutsche Bank. In 2014, Janet served as the chief financial officer at One Earth Designs.…

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Most people don’t enjoy coffee if it’s too hot or too cold. But getting coffee to the right temperature and maintaining it is no easy task. Coffee Joulies are small metallic beans that can keep your cup of joe at the ideal temperature for hours. Founders Dave Petrillo and David Jackson took it to Shark Tank and got a deal with four Sharks. As of 2023, Coffee Joulies is worth an estimated $250,000. About the Founders Hailing from Pennington, New Jersey, Dave Petrillo and David Jackson are best friends with a mechanical engineering background. Pettrillo graduated from Lehigh University, and…

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