Yesha Callahan

10-Year-Old Lands Shark Tank Deal


At the ripe old age of 10-years-old, Mikaila Ulmer is a business woman and just closed a sweet deal for her company BeeSweet Lemonade. Mikaila, who appears on ABC’s Shark Tank, accepted an offer of $60,000 for a 25 percent stake in her company from mogul and FUBU CEO Daymond John.

Mikaila started her lemonade company after learning about the importance of honeybees and then learned how to make flaxseed lemonade.

“Partnering with Mikaila made perfect sense,” John stated in a press release. “She’s a great kid with a head for business and branding. She’s got a great idea, and I’m happy to help take BeeSweet to the next level.”

John will now serve as a mentor to Mikaila and help her secure more distribution deals. So far the lemonade is available in Whole Foods.


“I’m so excited to have someone with as much experience as Daymond on my team,” Mikaila stated. “This is a great opportunity to have more people try my lemonade and help save even more bees!”

To learn more about BeeSweet Lemonade, visit

  1. March 27, 2015 - Reply

    Bees are important, I want to try her lemonade.

    • March 27, 2015 - Reply


      Me too so is flaxseed!

  2. March 27, 2015 - Reply

    I wish his child all the success in the world. I hope she has a great support network because no one knows when a little black girl will run into the sort of ugliness that Mo’ne just experienced.

  3. March 27, 2015 - Reply

    Im absolutely loving this! Make us proud. I would love to try her lemonade.

  4. March 27, 2015 - Reply

    She is very resourceful, imaginative, and innovative in establishing her business. Bless her.

  5. March 27, 2015 - Reply

    Yeah, I saw her on the show. I was so proud of this little lady. I was really hoping someone would give her a deal.

    • March 27, 2015 - Reply


      That’s so sweet of you.

      • March 28, 2015 - Reply

        Why, thank you, truth!

  6. March 27, 2015 - Reply

    she is a very bright youngster and i love her enthusiasm for being involved with saving the bees. bees are very important to our ecosystem. Much success to this young queen. I hope she has a bright and promising future.

  7. March 27, 2015 - Reply

    I am hoping she can inspire other young black kids to explore their possibilities

  8. March 30, 2015 - Reply

    Am I the only one thinking of The Boondocks here?

  9. March 30, 2015 - Reply

    This post came right in time for me. Just saw ASAP Science YouTube post on the importance of bees. I’m all for this business venture.
    I will be on the lookout to support my girl and my bees

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