Stem Center Net worth 2023 Update (Before & After Shark Tank)


Stem Center, the Science, technology, engineering, and math learning center, was started by Melissa Jawaharlal and Lavanya Jawaharlal in September 2011. As of August 2023, Stem Center’s net worth is $3 Million and has a whopping $2 Million in annual revenue.

On October 30, 2015, they appeared on season 7 episode 6 of Shark Tank USA, and made a deal with Lori Greiner for $150,000 for 15% equity. The final valuation was $1 Million, same as the founder’s initial estimate of $1 Million.

The STEM Center USA is still in business as of August 19, 2023. Stem Center offers K-12 robotics and coding classes for kids and school districts. They are actively promoting their classes on social media and their website.

Stem Center Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2023$3 Million
Net Worth 2022$2.5 Million
Net Worth 2021$1.6 Million
Net Worth 2020$1.5 Million
Net worth in 2015 before $ after appearing on Shark Tank  $1 Million

Stem Center Pitch on Shark Tank

Company nameStem Center
ProductScience, technology, engineering, and math learning center
EpisodeSeason 7 Episode 6
Founders Melissa Jawaharlal and Lavanya Jawaharlal
Asked for$150,000 for 15% equity
Final deal$200,000 for 20% equity
Shark Lori Greiner
LocationAll Around United States

Stem Center Founders

Stem Center is founded by Melissa Jawaharlal and Lavanya Jawaharlal in 2011. Melissa and Lavanya are sisters who founded STEM Center USA with a mission to share their love for tinkering and creating. They both graduated with degrees in Mechanical Engineering from USC and UC Berkeley, respectively. Lavanya is an entrepreneur, engineer, and educator who is passionate about providing equitable learning opportunities through hands-on, STEM education.

Stem Center’s founders, Melissa Jawaharlal, and Lavanya Jawaharlal, have a net worth of 3 Million USD as of 2023.

Key accomplishments:

2023They have trained over 100,000 students in robotics and coding.
2022They have partnered with over 1,000 school districts across the United States.
2021They have won several awards, including the Excellence in Education Award from the National Robotics Education Association.


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 of Stem Center and its continued success.