Ionic Ear Shark Tank Update (Season 1)

Ionic Ear is a surgically implanted Bluetooth device. Darren Johnson appeared on Shark Tank Season 1 Episode 1 regarding this product and asked the Sharks for $1 million for 15% equity at a $6.6 Million Valuation.

Ionic Ear has been included in Shark Tank’s Worst Product list and after this episode aired, many people shared their opinion on this product on social media. However, this product did not get any investment in Shark Tank.

What Is Ionic Ear?

Ionic ear is a Bluetooth device and it is surgically implanted in the lower layer of the ear. A speaker, Battery, and Microphone are present in this small device. After getting surgically implanted, it does not fall due to any kind of movement or excessive sweating. To charge the device, the AC charging port must be brought close to the ear.

Company NameIonic Ear
FounderDarren Johnson
Productsurgically implanted Bluetooth device
Asked For$1M for 15% equity
Final DealNo Deals
SharkNo Sharks
Episode (Shark Tank USA)S1 E1
Air DateAug 9th, 2009
Business StatusOut of Business
WebsiteVisit Website
HeadquartersIdaho Falls, Idaho, USA
Lifetime Worth (Sales)$0M *estimated
Buy and WatchBuy NowAmazon Prime

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Who Is The Founder Of Ionic Ear?

Ionic Ear founder Darren Johnson
Image credit by ABC Shark Tank

Darren Johnson is the founder of the Ionic Ear business. He started this business in 2008. Right now there is not much information available about Darren Johnson on the internet.

How Was The Shark Tank Pitch Of Ionic Ear?

After entering the Shark Tank, Johnson asked the Sharks for $1 million for 15% equity. Daymond John said this is a disturbing product so he is out. Kevin Harrington was also out after hearing Johnson’s words.

All the sharks refused to invest in this business. One of the worst products ever on Shark Tank.

Barbara Corcoran Barbara CorcoranNo Offers
Kevin O'Leary Shark Tank Profile Kevin O’LearyNo Offers
Robert Herjavec Robert HerjavecNo Offers
Daymond John Daymond JohnNo Offers
Kevin Harrington Kevin HarringtonNo Offers
Founder’s (Countered)No Counter
Final DealsNo Offers

What Happened To Ionic Ear After Shark Tank?

Ionic Ear did not get the deal in Shark Tank. After this Shark Tank episode aired, there was negativity on social media regarding this product. Currently, this product has completely disappeared from the internet and no information related to this product is available.

Ionic Ear Shark Tank Update

After this episode of Ionic Ear was aired, Founder Johnson was trolled a lot. Social media users shared different opinions regarding this product. This product is currently out of business.

In Shark Tank Season 15 Episode 16, there was a small segment about Founder Darren Johnson’s company Ionic Ear in which Kevin O’Leary and Daymond John explained why they did not invest.

What Is Ionic Ear Net Worth?

Ionic Ear’s net worth is estimated at $0 million. This is one of the worst products in Shark Tank history and no one wants to implement a Bluetooth device in their ear.

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
2023$0M *estimated

Funding Reports to Date!

YearsFunding AmountInvestor

Is Ionic Ear Still In Business?

This product has not been available since it was pitched in Shark Tank and the Shark Tank episode started with the worst product.

No, Ionic Ear is Out of Business.

frequently asked questions

Who founded Ionic Ear?

Ionic Ear was founded by Darren Johnson.

Did Ionic Ear get a deal on Shark Tank?

No, Ionic Ear did not get the deal in Shark Tank.

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