Confessions of a ‘Shark Tank’ loser

“I lost on ‘Shark Tank,’ and it’s one of the best things that ever happened to me,” Polon says.
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/confessions-of-a-shark-tank-loser-210445470.html

Soupergirl raising funds to fuel post-‘Shark Tank’ growth

After appearing on the program In October, Sara Polon, founder of Washington, D.C.-based soup company Soupergirl, is riding a wave and prepping to raise somewhere between $500,000 and $1.5 million in seed funding to sustain the momentum, the Washington Business Journal reports.
https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2019/01/soupergirl-raising-funds-to-fuel-post-shark-tank.html?page=all

Soupergirl aims to change lives

Sara Polon is a University of Pennsylvania graduate who started a food business, changed her life, enlisted help from her family, and swears she is on a mission to deliver happiness to the world and dollars to her bank account.She calls herself Soupergirl.

https://www.dailyrepublic.com/all-dr-news/wires/business/with-a-fire-in-her-belly-and-a-hunger-for-profit-soupergirl-aims-to-change-lives/

D.C.’s Soupergirl didn’t get a ‘Shark Tank’ deal. Then a shark had second thoughts.

“I have my own criteria for what I will invest in and what I won’t invest in, but just because something is not personally investable to me does not mean it’s also not a tremendous product that has phenomenal potential,” Higgins told me in an interview Monday. “They moved me in their pitch. They’re wonderful, they’re passionate, they’ve been at it for a long time, and I felt like with a little bit of mentorship to set them in the right direction, they could really be even more successful than they’ve already been.”
https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2018/10/22/d-c-s-soupergirl-didn-t-get-a-shark-tank-deal-then.html

Soupergirl on Shark Tank: Mother and daughter team want to fix the food system

“Our food system is broken. We’re trying to fix it. Soupergirl believes in real, responsible food. We support our local farming community. We compost. We use wind energy. We treat our staff respectfully and ask the same of our vendors. We cook healthfully and our soups are plant-based,” the vision on their website reads.
https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/soupergirl-on-shark-tank-mother-and-daughter-team-want-to-fix-the-food-system/

DC’s Soupergirl soups will make a pitch on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

Polon, a former stand-up comedian, has grown the business to 35 employees and two retail locations in D.C., a home soup-delivery service and an expanding retail network including local farmers’ markets, more than 50 Whole Foods and other natural-goods stores throughout the Mid-Atlantic and 20 Costco stores from Massachusetts to D.C.
https://wtop.com/tv/2018/10/dcs-soupergirl-gets-a-shot-at-shark-tank/

Sara Polon started her soup business with her mother. Now it’s overflowing.

Sara Polon, 39, founded Soupergirl, a vegan soup delivery/restaurant, with her mom in 2008. Soupergirl’s soups are on the shelves at health food stores and Costco. She lives in Cleveland Park.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/hungry-soupergirl-to-the-rescue/2017/01/17/08840f16-c21c-11e6-9578-0054287507db_story.html

22 of the Most Fascinating Social Good Startups Changing the World

Soupergirl serves fresh, homemade soup made with ingredients from small local farms. It serves sustainable soup for delivery or pickup and operates a storefront location in DC. “We’re proud of growing extensively over the past several years while staying true to our core values — cooking healthy, delicious, responsibly sourced food,” says owner Sara Polon. “We still have excellent relationships with a growing network of small, sustainable farms and we’re proud to support them and help them grow. It has not been easy, but it is well worth it.”
https://thedailybanter.com/2015/06/22-of-the-most-fascinating-social-good-startups-changing-the-world/