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The Elephant Pants

SEASON 8 EPISODE 18

PITCH

pants on an elephant-saving mission

ENTREPRENEUR

Nathan Colemand and James Brooks

ASKED FOR

$500,000 for 10%

GOT

$500,000 for 15% + 2.5% in advisory shares

SHARK

Daymond John

STATUS

IN BUSINESS

Company Background

What is Elephant Pants?

Elephant Pants are baggy bottoms made famous for their style, comfort, and their one-size-fits-all business model. They come in many authentic Thai designs and feature several captivating colors. Since exploding in popularity, they’ve expanded their offerings to include yoga pants, shorts, and tops, as well as attempting to sell their products in retail stores.

Who Owns Elephant Pants?

Elephant Pants was founded by avid elephant lovers, Nathan Colemand and James Brooks. Prior to starting the company, Nathan was a Product Manager at Kraft Foods. Today, he remains the CEO of Elephants.

Founder’s Story

In September of 2013, Nathan discovered locally-made elephant pants on a trip to Thailand. He instantly became a fan of the comfort offered by these pants and brought some back for his American friends.

Upon everyone sharing his same enthusiasm, Nathan began finding suppliers to distribute these pants to more consumers. It was around this time that he enlisted the help of his business partner, James.

These two men were then fortunate enough to garner enough attention and support through a Kickstarter campaign. It was around this time that they decided to pitch to Shark Tank with the hopes of continuing to grow as a company.

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