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Doc Spartan

SEASON 8 EPISODE 16

PITCH

natural products for skin and beard

ENTREPRENEUR

Dale King and Renee Wallace

ASKED FOR

$75,000 for 15%

GOT

$75,000 for 25%

SHARK

Robert Herjavec

STATUS

IN BUSINESS

Company Background

What is Doc Spartan?

Doc Spartan makes and sells male, female, and animal hygiene products. Their menu consists of:

  • Underarm deodorants
  • Various scented and unscented soaps and scrubs
  • Beard care oils, butter, and soaps
  • Skincare products
  • Pet care products for your furry friend
  • Branded Doc Spartan t-shirts.

All locally sourced and made through natural products.

Founder’s Story

The idea for the business initially started with the desire to make natural products with healing qualities. And to only give these products to their family, friends, and clients.

It then grew as a direct result of the opioid addiction crises in Portsmouth, both Dale and Renee’s hometown. While working with people in recovery, they realized that addiction is just one step on the way to full recovery. Employment and a steady income were the next steps. And so they decided to expand their product production and hire on more staff. One of their first employees was a young man who’d overcome addiction but faced an uncertain future.

They’re proud to say that two years on, he now owns a car, an apartment, and now faces a bright future. The business continues to grow and provide employment in Portsmouth. All this came from applying an ethic of hard work within their team, which Dale attributes to principles he learned during his military service.

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