Dallas Native's Medical Testing Company Lands $1 Million Deal on Shark Tank

A Dallas native who dove into the Shark Tank walked away with a $1 million dollar loan and the marketing savvy of a celebrity investor from the hit ABC show.Julia Cheek is founder of EverlyWell, an Austin-based company that sells over 16 types of health tests ranging in price from $69 for a kit to measure testosterone levels to a $399 hormone levels test for women hoping to conceive. Cheek, a Highland Park High School graduate, founded the company in Dallas in 2015 and moved its headquarters to Austin last year. As sole founder, she had the chance to pitch her company to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and the other investors -- aka “sharks”-- on a Shark Tank episode that aired Sunday.  Continue reading...

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