Banana Phone, a bluetooth handset, was started by Brian Brunsing, Max Brown, and Charlie Katrycz  in 2017. As of December 2023, Banana Phone’s net worth is $2.5 million and they’re pulling in a whopping $1 million in annual revenue. 

In September 2022 they appeared on Season 14 of Shark Tank USA seeking $250,000 for 10% equity valuing the company at $2.5 million. But the Sharks were not interested in investing in Banana Phone. Because they were concerned about the unclear future plans of the company.

As of 2023 December, the company is still in business. You can purchase products through e-commerce channels such as their website and Amazon.

Banana Phone Net Worth

Net worth$2.5 million
Annual Sales Revenue$1 million (2022)
Profits$400K (As of 2022)
Lifetime sales$1.2 million (From 2017 to 2022)
FoundersBrian Brunsing, Max Brown, and Charlie Katrycz
Employees1-25 employees

Banana Phone Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2023$2.5 million
Net worth valuation 2022 before appearing on Shark Tank  $2.5 million

Banana Phone Pitch on Shark Tank

Company nameBanana Phone
ProductBanana Phone Bluetooth Handset for Cell Phones
EpisodeSeason 14 Episode 02
Founders Brian Brunsing, Max Brown, and Charlie Katrycz 
Asked for$250,000 for 10% equity
Final dealNo deal

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Banana Phone Founders

Banana Phone was founded by Brian Brunsing, Max Brown, and Charlie Katrycz  in 2017. Brian Brunsing and Max Brown come from Buffalo, New York. Growing up as childhood friends, they both went to the University of Colorado Boulder. Their third partner, Charlie Katrycz, from Toronto, serves as the CTO. He has experience founding companies like Loonskin Labs and Undu Wearables. Banana Phone’s founders, Brian Brunsing, Max Brown, and Charlie Katrycz , have a net worth of 2.5 million USD as of 2023.

Key accomplishments

2022The company appeared on Shark Tank Season 14.
2017The company  ran a successful IndieGoGo campaign in May 2017, raising $44,850.


From their beginnings on Shark Tank to their current status as a thriving business, they have proven that with the right idea and execution, anything is possible. We can’t wait to see the future for Banana Phone and its continued success.

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