Tiffany Krumins

The Shark Tank Phenomenon: Tiffany Krumins Unveils Secrets to Prototyping Success

A Talk by Tiffany Krumins (Founder, Opu Probiotics)

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About this Talk

Have you ever wondered what it takes to turn a simple idea into a business triumph? Today, we're thrilled to welcome Tiffany Krumins, the ingenious mind behind Ava the Elephant and Opu Probiotics, on a captivating exploration of entrepreneurial resilience and innovation. Tiffany's adventure, beginning on Shark Tank's inaugural season, is a remarkable tale of conquering the challenges of product development and capturing the heart of an investor giant, Shark Barbara Corcoran.

22 February 2024, 10:00 PM

Main Stage

10:00 PM - 10:45 PM

About The Speakers

Tiffany Krumins

Tiffany Krumins

Founder, Opu Probiotics

Tiffany Krumins was awarded $50,000 on the inaugural season of ABC's Shark Tank. She pitched her first invention, Ava the Elephant®. Ava the Elephant was inspired by a sweet-natured boy with Down syndrome who struggled to take medication. As his caregiver Tiffany tried her best to sooth his anxiety

Innovate Hampton Roads

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Virginia Innovative Partnership Corporation

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