Jolly Roger Telephone Co., Phone Scam Prevention, was started by Roger Anderson and Steve Berkson in 2016. As of September 2023, Jolly Roger Telephone Co.’s net worth is $3.25 million and they’re pulling in a whopping $1.2 Million in annual revenue. 

In 2019 they appeared on the 10th Season of Shark Tank USA seeking $400,000 for 10% equity valuing the company at $4 Million. However, the Sharks were not interested in investing in the Company.

Jolly Roger Telephone Co. is still in business as of September 2023. The company has continued to improve its service and has added new recordings to its website

Jolly Roger Telephone Co. Net Worth

Net worth$3.25 Million
Annual Sales Revenue$150,000 – $200,000.
Shark Tank InvestorNo deal
FoundersRoger Anderson and Steve Berkson

Jolly Roger Telephone Co. Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2023$3.25 Million
Net Worth 2022$3 Million
Net Worth 2021$2.5 Million
Net Worth 2020$2 Million
Net worth valuation 2019 before appearing on Shark Tank  $4 Million

Jolly Roger Telephone Co. Pitch on Shark Tank

Company nameJolly Roger Telephone Co.
ProductPhone Scam Prevention
EpisodeSeason 10 Episode 14
Founders Roger Anderson and Steve Berkson
Asked for$400,000 for 10% equity
Final dealNo deal
Shark N/A
LocationParagon at Old Town

Jolly Roger Telephone Co. Founders

Jolly Roger Telephone Co. was founded by Roger Anderson and Steve Berkson. Roger Anderson is a former software engineer at Google. He has over 20 years of experience in the tech industry. He is also the co-founder of another company called Speechmatics, which develops speech recognition technology.

Steve Berkson is a former marketing executive at Microsoft. He has over 15 years of experience in marketing and business development. He is also the co-founder of another company called Upstart, which provides financial products to people with limited credit histories. Jolly Roger Telephone Co.’s founders, Roger Anderson, and Steve Berkson have a net worth of 4 million USD as of 2023.

Key accomplishments:

2019Developed a system that detects and blocks robocalls from getting through
2020Created bots with different abilities that have answered nearly 200,000 calls so far
2023Put together a subscription service to allow consumers and businesses to send unwanted calls through the system


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 Spretz and its continued success.

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