Cup a Bug Shark Tank Update (Season 15)

Cup a Bug is a toolbox that helps in catching insects and spiders while maintaining complete safety. This unique convenient tool product was invented by engineer Justin Huang.

Justin started a business called Solid Factory in 2016, which mainly sold accessories to board game players. Justin has been afraid of bugs since childhood, but even when he became an adult, his fear of bugs did not go away.

He thought that it would not be difficult to catch the bug by putting a long stick in a cup, this is where the Cup a Bug product was born. After coming up with the idea of ​​the product, he created a prototype and launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter on Feb 12, 2022, and raised $28,883 in funding in 30 days. The product was shipped to 573 backers in September 2022.

He wanted to make his product available in retail stores, he appeared on Shark Tank Season 15 Episode 15 and asked the sharks for $50,000 for 10% equity at a $500k Valuation. He is not going to stop by making only one product, he can make more products in the future.

What Is Cup a Bug?

Cup a Bug is a convenient tool that helps humans catch bugs. First of all, take the cup over the bug and then pull the lid closed. After this, release the bug outside. This cup is being sold for $39.99 on the official website and for $40 on Amazon.

Company NameCup a Bug
FounderJustin Huang
Founded2016
ProductSafely Bug Catching Tool
Asked For$50k for 10% equity
Final Deal$75k for 20% equity
SharkMark Cuban Shark Tank Profile Mark Cuban
Episode (Shark Tank USA)S15 E15
Air DateFeb 23, 2023
Business StatusIn Business
WebsiteVisit Website
HeadquartersIrvine, California, USA
Lifetime Worth (Sales)$1M *estimated
Buy and WatchBuy NowAmazon Prime

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Who Is The Founder Of Cup a Bug?

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The founder and CEO of Cup a Bug Business is Justin Huang, who is a mechanical engineer by profession in Astro Flight. Apart from this, he is an entrepreneur and the founder of Solid Factory.

Cup a Bug Shark Tank Update

After entering the founder Justin Shark Tank, he explained the details of his business to all the sharks and asked for investment. Apart from this, he also shared his sales report so far. If he does not get an investment in Shark Tank then because of this show he will get a free promotion and through this, he will generate sales of thousands of dollars.

What Is Cup a Bug’s Net Worth?

Cup a Bug’s net worth is estimated at $0.5 million. Many entrepreneurs have come to Shark Tank with startup ideas so that they can continue the business journey in the future by taking investment from the sharks, but very few entrepreneurs have been successful in it.

Annual Revenue by Years

Note: This report is based on our research and data so far. In this, we are only estimating the annual revenue.

YearsAnnual Revenue
2024 *estimated

Funding Reports to Date!

YearsFunding AmountInvestor
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Is Cup a Bug Still In Business?

This is a cool product from Solid Factory company that will help people who are afraid of bugs to catch bugs from a distance.

The current headquarters of this company is in Irvine, California, United States and Justin is working alone in it at present.

Yes, Cup a Bug is still in business as of February 2024.

frequently asked questions

Who is the Founder of Cup a Bug?

Cup a Bug was founded by Justin Huang.

Did Cup a Bug get a deal on Shark Tank?

Yes, Cup a Bug got a deal on Shark Tank.