Valley pair Connor Riley and Samantha Meis brew up big business with MistoBox thanks to 'Shark Tank'

PHOENIX - "Shark Tank" is one of ABC's hit reality shows but it leaves a lot of fans wondering, what happens after the show?

Do the contestants even hear from their investor or do they just get a check?

Connor Riley and Samantha Meis are a successful product of the show.

The ASU students created Phoenix based Mistobox, which is essentially a coffee of the month club delivery service.

The duo does the leg work of finding and testing coffees from around the world and shipping customers four flavors at a time.

They say "Shark Tank" producers came to them while they were still in school and only had a customer base of about 100 subscribers.

Several applications and idea pitches later while in Los Angeles, they got the green light to dive into the shark tank.

They waited hours in a holding room for their names to be called.

"We had to have pitched like 2,000 times just in our heads," said Meis.

"We thought we were gonna be on any minute, for ten hours," added Riley.

Once in front of the panel sharks Kevin O'Leary and Mark Cuban made offers.

Mistobox sold 30% to Cuban, who the two brew masters say emails them weekly and even visited and took them to a Maverick's basketball game.

"He's really personable, really hands on," said Riley.

They also got a check for $75K which has helped with the means to make a profit.

The exposure of the show alone tripled business in a matter of days. 

Now, nearly a year later, they have customers in all 50 states and eight countries.

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