ABC and Mattel Partner to Create a ‘Shark Tank’ for Toy Inventors

By on April 6th, 2017 in learning


A “Shark Tank” for young designers

When it comes to testing out new toy inventions, nobody can beat the opinion of an honest kid. Better yet, a panel of kid judges.

In a new spin on the Shark Tank show format, where inventors and budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to investors including Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran for advice and hopefully, an investment, ABC has teamed up with toy manufacturer Mattel to give toy inventors a stage for pitching their concepts

Unlike on Shark Tank, however, these inventors aren’t pitching to billionaires; they’re pitching to kids.

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By Kerry Stevenson

Kerry Stevenson, aka "General Fabb" has written over 8,000 stories on 3D printing at Fabbaloo since he launched the venture in 2007, with an intention to promote and grow the incredible technology of 3D printing across the world. So far, it seems to be working!