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Here's What Happened To Soupergirl After Shark Tank
By HOLLY RIDDLE
Soupergirl — a brand founded by the mother-daughter team Marilyn and Sarah Polon — was initially rejected on “Shark Tank”’s season 10, after asking $500,000 in exchange for 10% of the business. One of the guest sharks, Matt Higgins, later contacted Soupergirl and came onto the team as advisor and offered his connections, resulting in impressive interest and funding.
In 2020, Soupergirl managed to raise far more than the Polons' initial requested $500,000. After a round of Series A financing, Soupergirl closed with $2 million, welcoming on funders from other, similar healthful food brands, including Seth Goldman of Honest Tea and Beyond Meat, and Glen's Garden Market founder Danielle Vogel.
Plans were also underway to use the funding to provide more COVID-19 testing for Soupergirl staff, which "produces thousands of gallons of soups a week," says WTOP. The small start-up's goals focus on responsible, community-sourced food made by well-treated employees and aim to "inspire even bigger changes. One spoonful at a time."