PopSLATE, a smartphone case with E-ink display, was started by Yashar Behzadi in 2012. PopSLATE net worth was $10 million at the time of their pitch in 2016 based on the $500,000 offer for an 5% of equity of the company. 

They appeared on season 7 of Shark Tank USA in 2016. But the Sharks were not interested in investing in PopSLATE. The Sharks were not convinced that PopSLATE had a clear plan for how it would reach its target market.

PopSLATE is no longer in business.PopSLATE continued to operate for several years after shark tank. However, the company ultimately ceased operations in 2020.

PopSLATE Net Worth

Net worth$10 million (2016)
Annual Sales Revenue
Lifetime sales
InvestorYashar Behzadi 

PopSLATE Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2023
Net Worth 2022
Net worth valuation 2016 after appearing on Shark Tank  $10 million
Net worth valuation 2016 before appearing on Shark Tank  $10 million

PopSLATE Pitch on Shark Tank

Company namePopSLATE
ProductSmartphone case with E-ink display
EpisodeSeason 7 Episode 24
Founder Yashar Behzadi
Asked for$500,000 for 5% Equity
Final dealNone
Shark None
LocationBurlingame, California

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PopSLATE Founder

Yashar Behzadi found PopSLATE in 2012. Yashar  is a product designer with a background in human-centered design. She has worked for companies such as IDEO and Facebook. The net worth of PopSLATE’s founder, Yashar Behzadi, is unknown as of 2023.

Key accomplishments

2016Appeared on Shark Tank season 07 
2017Began selling its product to schools, businesses, and consumers around the world
2018Continued to grow its customer base and expand its product line


Some companies that appear on the show have not achieved great success, and PopSLATE was one of them. Sometimes businesses don’t succeed because of many reasons. Sometimes, the deal falls through after the founders say yes on camera. Or, as you’ll see, sometimes things happen to the founders themselves, and they choose to abandon the business. Anything is possible. However,  PopSLATE went out of business in 2020. And the product is no longer available in the market.

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