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Madison entrepreneur scores a $350,000 'Shark Tank' deal

Nov 20, 2018 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

Madison entrepreneur Kate Field scored a deal Sunday on an episode of ABC's entrepreneurial pitch competition show "Shark Tank" for her kombucha supply company.

Field started her home-brew kit company, The Kombucha Shop, with $800 in a storage closet in Madison in 2014. Field asked the sharks for $350,000 in exchange for 10 percent equity in her company, which sells kits to brew the fermented tea beverage kombucha at home.

The Kombucha Shop made around $1.2 million in sales last year...