Empathy VS Sharks

by Peijman Kouretchian

“Soooooo How much are you going to CHARGE me, to make me FEEL better?,” a “shark” sneers at me in contempt. The five other slick entrepreneurial investors on the panel, or “sharks”, either stare off blankly or twitch in discomfort.

My co-founder Mica Stumpf and I are standing on stage at the Shark Tank Showcase, having just “pitched” our vision of bringing empathy to the world via smartphone: Empathy App.