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Chabad Rabbi makes business deal with U.S. billionaire on Shark Tank TV show

By Mason White 4:36 PM February 3, 2013
Billionaire Damond John with Rabbi Moshe Weiss

By: Shifra Unger

(Scroll down for video) A Chabad Rabbi came up with unique products, to help make listening to the iPad much easier.

The rabbi, took his idea to the Shark Tank Television show. The show allows average U.S. entrepreneurs to pitch their idea and hopefully get one of the Sharks to invest in their business.

The Shark Tank helps take ideas to the next level.

Rabbi Moshe Weiss, lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota , with his wife and three children. He is a rabbi and a teacher by profession.
Rabbi Weiss, has a great sense of humor and good spirit. In his clear and precise demonstration, the rabbi showed off his new product called “SoundBender”.
The “SoundBender,” is a compact magnetic accessory that is placed on a iPad speaker for improved sound. When one watches videos they sit in the front of the machine, yet the speakers are towards the back, when you add the “SoundBender” it works by “doubling” sound from the rear to the front of the iPad, making listening to your iPad a lot more fun!
After spending about an hour and a half in the Shark Tank, Weiss, had offers from one billionaire and one millionaire. At the end Rabbi Weiss left with $54,000 from U.S. Billionaire Damond John, creator of the Fubu clothing brand. In exchange, John, will receive 40 percent of the company. “I chose to work with John, because he is a marketing genius. He built his product from one to millions of products sold,” Weiss said.
SoundBender is sold online at and at Walgreens stores at a price of $12.99.