|SEASON 2 EPISODE 4|
|Pitch||The ultimate money band for holding cash|
|Entrepreneur||Johnny Gennaro and Vincent Pastore|
|Asked For||$50,000 for 20%|
|Deal||$50,0000 for 40%|
|Status||OUT OF BUSINESS|
What is Broccoli Wad?
The Broccoli Wad, designed for men to keep their money in one place, is a rubber band which resembles the ones used in the fresh foods section of a market. Its name comes from its similarity to the bands used on broccoli.
Who Owns Broccoli Wad?
John Gennaro, owner and inventor of The Broccoli Wad, is resposible for sharing many successful inventions with the public. According to John Gennaro – CEO and Visionary Entrepreneur – Twinstars Productions LLC | LinkedIn, Gennaro uses his gifts in the areas of marketing and team leadership to see his ideas reach fruition. His marketing skills have also helped other businnesses achieve optimal growth.
Before John Gennaro introduced The Broccoli Wad or any of his other inventions to the public, he worked as Vice President of Sales for Helen of Troy. His leadership skills during this time not only guided his team but also established sales for major brands.
Before his work with Helen of Troy, Gennaro’s work as Regional Sales Manager for Conair enabled him to analyze and research market trends. Using these skill sets, he went on to expand his entrepeuner mindset as owner and inventor of several popular inventions.
As coordinator for the design as well as development of The Broccoli Wad, John Gennaro worked on both sales and marketing. He had already achieved success with many of his ideas before he was featured on The Shark Tank, along with Vincent Pastore of the hit show The Sopranos. He later worked with Barbara Corcoran to help this product reach more potential customers.