May 20, 2016 1 min read

Business Insider is the fast-growing business site on the web, with nearly100+ million readers.  

When Slyde Handboards secured  200k investment on Shark Tank,  from Ashton Kutcher & Mark Cuban Companies, they were one of the first major media company to cover the STORY:

The Headline Read: "A couple who put their life savings into a surf business can't keep up with demand after Mark Cuban and Ashton Kutcher invested $200,000"

The Business Insider steps inside both the business and personal aspects of Steve & Angela Watts entrepreneurial journey.

Showcasing a story rich in both risks, rewards, and a now promising future.

"To get the company rolling, the couple lived off credit-card debt (which they're still paying off) and didn't pay themselves a salary.
They applied three times to "Shark Tank," and when they finally were accepted, their total sales from 2011 to the first half of 2015 were $356,000, and they expected to end 2015 with $295,000 in annual revenue."

To Read The Full Story= Business Insider: Slyde Handboards
Michelle Michalak
Michelle Michalak

Michelle's diploma reads BA Psychology with a minor in English, and her license plate reads #CaliforniaDreaming4Life. She begin her career in the NYC fashion industry working with fashion and internet pioneer, However, due the constant "nagging" of her entrepreneurial spirit, her crush on surfing, and hardcore love for the ocean, she chosen to call San Diego home for the past 10 years. On the west coast she 's chased waves & enlightenment working alongside "Gurus" in the online marketing & personal development industries. It in May 2012 she found her true Zen & Stoke, and joined the Slyde Handboards Team.