Pitch Perfect!

Pitch Perfect!

If you're a fan of CBC's Dragon's Den or it's American counterpart The Shark Tank, you can usually always recognize which business hopefuls have a chance at a deal before they finish their initial pitch - and which ones will walk away empty-handed.

Sometimes, people are unsuccessful because their product just doesn't break through the innovation barrier. But in fact, the number one reason most people fail to secure investment capital for their idea or product is all because of a poor pitch.

So, imagine how thrilled we were to attend Kevin Harrington's Perfect Pitch Presentation at the As Seen On TV Innovator's Think Tank seminar in sunny Florida last week! We know we have a great product and a great story (check out our blog about how GripStrips were inspired) and we were so grateful to get such amazing advice from some serious experts.

The rest of the Think Tank sessions with the As Seen On TV leaders covered so much ground, including networking, branding, licensing, digital advertising, retailing, distribution and direct marketing; they touched on all the elements we need to take a successful small business to the next level. We soaked up everything we could about how to create a successful pitch and getting GripStrips to a larger market, and we can't wait to put our new-found knowledge into action.

We also checked in on the status of our upcoming As Seen On TV informercial, which wrapped filming last weekend. So now it's onto editing - things are moving along quickly! We will let you know when our infomercial hit the airwaves.

In the meantime, fall is upon us and now is a great time to get a grip! Just click here for a list of participating retailers near you, or find GripStrips at

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Available at participating stores near you

  • Home Hardware
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  • ACE Hardware & TRU Hardware
  • Participating TSC stores
  • Home Hardware

Customer Reviews

  • "Around here, moss grows overnight. It makes everything very slippery. My condo association recently installed Gripstrips on our wooden walkways that get slippery in the winter. They have reduced the number of people falling to ZERO this winter! We place them two feet apart, and it's enough to stop a skid before it becomes a fall. They are the best product ever. (I've used chickenwire stapled down (painful), and composition roof tiles (ugly). GripStrips are attractive and they work!! GREAT PRODUCT!!"

    Janey Bennett
  • "After discovering this product at a consumer tradeshow, I contacted GRIPSTRIP on behalf of a number of Strata Corporations that I manage. These buildings have now used GRIPSTRIPs on exterior wooden stair systems to reduce the likelihood of slip and falls and the product has proven to be very effective. On my personal strata in Whistler, BC, we have used this product on all of our exterior stair systems and the product has proven to work very well with both rain and snow and has been quite durable in spite of constant shoveling of snow from these stairs.

    Ross Ruddick, Strata Manager, CrossRoads Management