Pluie Changing Table Shark Tank Update (Season 14)

Pluie is a brand that makes comfortable and convenient baby products. The first product of this brand Diaper Changing Table has been created using innovative technology and a modern design.

The special thing about this changing table is that it provides a self-sanitizing facility. UV-C light system has been used in this changing table which kills 99.9% of germs, bacteria, and viruses.

P100 Plus UV-C light bulbs have been used in this product which can last up to 10,000 hours and its sanitization process is 60 seconds. The diaper changing table of this brand comes in two variants UV light system and non-UV light system.

You can clean this table with a microfibre cloth with mild soap and water. This table provides multiple options like self-sanitizing, soft bed, security, and handle. Apart from all these, this product fulfills the requirements of ASTM, CPSIA, FCC, and UL 1431.

The cost of the UV-C light system table is $2,899 and the cost of the non-UV-C light system table is $1,699. You can buy this product from the company website and it takes 30 minutes to assemble it.

Company NamePluie
FounderAddie Gundry and Brittany Hizer
FoundedJan 2020
Producta self-sanitizing baby accessory
Asked For$500k for 5% equity
Final DealNo Deals
SharkNo Shark
Episode (Shark Tank USA)S14 E16
Air DateMarch 10, 2023
Business StatusIn Business
WebsiteVisit Website
HeadquartersChicago, Illinois, United States
Lifetime Worth (Sales)$550k *estimated
Go To AmazonBuy Now
Watch OnAmazon Prime

Another Shark Tank Pitch

Who Is The Founder Of Pluie?

The idea of ​​the Pluie business came to Addie Gundry in 2018, she started this business in 2020 together with Brittany Hizer.

Addie Gundry

Gundry is the founder and CEO of this company. Gundry holds a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior Studies from New York University.

She has worked on a contract basis as an on-air talent for several companies, including QVC, Hallmark Cards, and more. For 4 years, she also worked as an executive producer and cookbook author at Prime Publishing LLC.

Brittany Hizer

Hizer is the CO-Founder and COO of this company. She graduated from the Kellogg School of Management and is currently the President of Crestliner Boats. Hizer left the corporate job in 2019 and joined this company.

Two more members of this company are Olivia Beckman Stroube and Melanie Whaley.

Pluie Before Shark Tank

The idea of ​​this startup came in 2018 and was launched in 2020. This startup was started by two moms to provide a convenient method for diaper changing.

The brand has created the world’s first self-sanitizing diaper-changing table with an innovative design that is also hygienic.

In February 2021, the first changing table of this brand was installed at the Angel Harvey Family Health Center of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago.

In 2023, Pluie diaper changing tables will be available in public restrooms of restaurants, theme parks, airports, and stadiums in 20 states nationwide.

In 2023 this brand launched a new product Pluie Pret Changing Mat. This product is available in navy and cream colors and costs $44.99. This startup has received awards from Fast Company and Time Magazine.

How Was The Shark Tank Pitch Of Pluie?

Addie and Brittany both enter Shark Tank and ask the sharks for $500k for 5% equity. Addie told Shark how she got the idea for ​​this business. This diaper-changing table of theirs is available at DFW Airport and 11 National Accounts.

They have sold 300 products so far. The cost of the UV-C Light System Table is $2,699. The making cost of this product is $1,312. in (2019-20) They have raised $650,000 at $4 Million cap on a convertible note so far.

They raised $1 million in 2021 on a convertible note at an $8 million valuation. They have raised $2 million in May 2022 at a $20 million valuation.

They have raised $3.6 million so far from Family & Friends at a $20 million valuation. They currently have $1.4 million in cash in the bank. 250 units are currently waiting for delivery.

So far in 2022, they have made a total revenue of $150,000 and have lost $500,000 in cash so far this year. They lost $1 million in cash in 2021. Kevin O’Leary said that now this business is on pre-revenue, so he is out.

Daymond John said that he does not think that this business can be scaled at this point, he is out. Robert Herjavec believes that the valuation of this business is too high, so in response, the founders said that they could reduce the valuation.

Mark Cuban asked how much could be reduced and why, in response to this Founders said that they wanted to grow this business fast. After a long conversation between the founders and Mark Cuban, Mark Cuban said that he was out. Lori Greiner also did not invest in this business.

Finalize: Pluie didn’t get the deal on Shark Tank.

Pluie Shark Tank Update

Addie Gundry and Brittany Hizer both gave a very good presentation after entering the Shark Tank. They told Shark how important this diaper-changing product is for a baby. There was a lot of talk about the feature plan and sales of this startup.

We’re following Addie Gundry and Brittany Hizer along with their company for further updates.

What Is The Net Worth of Pluie?

Pluie’s current worth is estimated at $1 million. The important mission of this startup is to provide a better solution in the form of a product for babies. The diaper-changing table product was invented in 1986 by JBJ Industries (now Koala Corporation).

According to some media sources, the market size of the diaper-changing table industry in 2021 was $17.8 billion. It is estimated that by 2032 it will become a $26 billion industry.

This startup has been running since 2020, although this startup received the first order in February 2021 from Angel Harvey Family Health Center.

In recent times, diaper changing tables of this company have been installed at retail stores, pharmacies, restaurants, and other public places.

Yes, Pluie is still in business as of April 2024.

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