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Pizza Cupcake: What Happened After Shark Tank?

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Are you sick and tired of the pizza from pizza hut or dominos?

If yes you are surely in for a treat. The Pizza cupcake is a must-have to all parties for all ages and it is basically a cupcake-shaped pizza that comes in two scrumptious flavors margarita and peperino. This food is convenient and ready to cook. It can be cooked at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes. It is sold in 25 states of America and soon coming to a shop near you.

It is a product that has a combination of max three ingredients that will blow your mind! The ingredients are the flaky savory pastry case within with there is the sauce and the cheese and peperino. This humble on-the-go recipe was the brainchild of Michelle Jimenez Meggiato and Andrea Meggiato.

The product comes in packs of 12 and 24 for $24.95 and $44. 95.

Pizza Cupcake Ingredients

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Founders Story:

The product was developed by Michelle Jimenez Meggiato, who had developed the company known as the pizza company. Her humble beginning in Italy reminded her of the pizza and how she could revolutionize it into a super convenient party food of frozen form in the shape of a cupcake. Starting the Pizza cupcakes came to the pair as a crazy idea that soon becomes their dream. Michelle and Andrea Meggiato started the business they came up with the idea after a lot of trials and errors it was not easy but with strong ambition and power, they did it!!!

Founders

How was the Shark Tank Pitch?

The pair went in seeking an investment of $125,000 for 10% and agreed to take shark Lori Greiner on board with a deal of $125,000 for 12.5% equity and 2.5 % advisory shares.

Shark Tank Pitch

How do they make money?

They started the company in 2019 and in the very next year made a profit of revenue that reached 344,000 in the year 2020, even though this was the hardest year. Then in the year 2021, they made a revenue of $800,000.

Revenue
Revenue

The major revenue streams for this company to thrive in the competitive world of frozen foods was the marketing they did on Facebook and Instagram and the place they sold that was on their website. They also got revenue from selling to frontline workers of New York state.

What Happened After Shark tank?

The pair went in seeking an investment of $125,000 for 10% and agreed to take shark Lori Greiner on board with a deal of $125,000 for 12.5% equity and 2.5 % advisory shares.

The work of ‘ The pizza cupcake company’ that was a small family business had just received overwhelming amounts of orders and the work was underway.

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The company not only completed these orders but help the community by providing the product to 500 Health care Frontline workers and also expanded their business to 25 states of America. The rush and popularity of this convenient food were also taking a gear. Currently, the company has 12000 pizza cupcake lovers for whom they keep on updating their website. 

Valuation
Valuation

The company is profitable and has seen a massive change in revenue and valuation. The first 12 months of the business saw a $344,000 revenue climb and then they never looked back now with a revenue of $833,000. Then the same story was seen for valuation where they had a valuation of $2.5 million whin went to$ 8.3 million

Alternative products:

The company ‘The pizza cupcakes ‘is planning to create a product for the health and diet conscious. This product will have the same great taste and flaky texture as the pastry but the only difference will be it is gluten-free.

The alternative companies to the pizza cupcake:

Brand name
Baked by Mellissa
Dough up
Send a cake
C.Kreuger’s
Partake foods
Lola’s cupcakes
Caljava
Wilton
Wufers
Angelic bakehouse
Mrs. Fields
Cat and the fiddle
Birch benders
Kodiak cakes

Interesting Facts:

  • This family-owned business has a lot of followers on Instagram and Facebook counting to 7000 on Insta and 3000 on Facebook.
  • The product is small, convenient, great party food and many people like it.
  • The origins of the creators are Michelle is a Filipina American while Andrea is an Italian.
  • The product has been featured on many websites like New York Post and Forbes.
  • They came completely prepared as per revenue and also knew the investment made by the sharks.

The future for this dreamful pair is to introduce the gluten-free product of pizza cupcake and let’s see what do these two come up in their culinary kitchen next. Can’t wait to find out!

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What is Pizza Cupcake?

A cupcake-shaped pizza that comes in two scrumptious flavors margarita and peperino. This food is convenient and ready to cook. It can be cooked at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes. It is sold in 25 states of America and soon coming to a shop near you.

Who founded Pizza Cupcake?

Pizza Cupcake recipe was the brainchild of Michelle Jimenez Meggiato and Andrea Meggiato.

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