Ehan Kamat (Solemender, Shark Tank Contestant)

Ehan Kamat invented and designed his product, the Solemender, an improved way of treating plantar fasciitis. He recently pitched the idea on Shark Tank, and we talk about his experience. 

His product is basically a sturdy base with a roller on top to rub your foot on. The roller is detachable so you can chill it in the freezer to treat the inflammation associated with plantar fasciitus. If you’re curious what it looks like, check out (link in the shownotes). Ehan’s got a great mind and philosophy for product design and it’s fun to hear his perspective. I hope you’ll enjoy our conversation.



  • The story behind Ehan’s product, Solemender
  • His experience on Shark Tank, and what he’d do differently
  • What’s next for Ehan and Solemender
  • How Ehan thinks about product design and business creation


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You can find Ehan’s company and his product, the Solemender at  (link in the shownotes).

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