ICYMI / Simple Sugars founder Lani Lazzari of Fox Chapel makes a splash on ABC's 'Shark Tank'

Written by Sara Bauknecht on .

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Eighteen-year-old Lani Lazarri of Fox Chapel made a splash Friday on ABC's reality show "Shark Tank" when she pitched her Simple Sugars scrubs to the program's panel of millionaire and billionaire investors.  

She charmed the sharks with her fresh face, polite personality and business smarts, even inviting business woman Lori Greiner to try out the all-natural product.  

In short, the investors were impressed, calling her one of the best pitchers the show has ever featured.  Investor Mark Cuban was the only shark to make Lani an offer:  $100,000 for a 33 percent stake in her company.  The teen accepted, after some unsuccessful bargaining.  

Miss the episode?  Watch Lani in action at Her segment starts at 22 minutes into the show.

(Photo: Lani Lazarri pitches her Simple Sugars scrubs on ABC's "Shark Tank." Adam Taylor/ABC)    

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