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Grand Haven man: 'Shark Tank' appearance was life-changing
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GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WZZM) - A Grand Haven inventor says being on "Shark Tank" was life-changing.

Brad Boyink appeared on the show's Friday episode, trying to sell his innovative holiday lights product.

He received a $225,000 investment in exchange for 50 percent of the company.

"A lot of people will go, 'I cannot believe you gave up 50 percent - are you crazy?' and that was my high number, but the thing is 50 percent, if we do it right, that's millions of dollars in sales," said Boyink.

Boyink says the deal has already helped the product.

"We were able to cut the price in half, we went from $400 a unit to $199 to make it way more affordable for everyone," said Boyink.

Boyink is planning on meeting with a couple major retailers next month to discuss distribution.


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