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Flossmoor couple reflects on experience after appearance on ‘Shark Tank’

Quiante and Keithan Hedrick. (Provided photo)
Keithan and Quiante Hedrick recently were featured on Shark Tank for their platform Candi, a social network that allows fans to chat with their favorite celebrities and influencers. The couple reflected on how their appearance on the show helped their business.

Shark Tank is a popular business reality TV show that gives entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their ideas to wealthy potential investors.

The Hedricks ask was $500,000 for 15% equity in the company. The goal was to use this money to develop the mobile app, grow their team and market . . .

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