Miami Beach, Florida Entrepreneur Aaron Hirschhorn Who Successfully Pitched Startup on Shark Tank Dies in Surfing Accident. Aaron age was 42 years old and he was the founder and CEO of Gallant, a startup focused on stem cell therapy for pets.
According to local reports, A Miami-based entrepreneur Hirschhorn who once successfully pitched his startup on Shark Tank was passed away in a surfboarding accident in Florida.
Moreover, he was the father of three children and appeared on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2019 pitching Gallant, a pet health startup, and garnered a $500,000 investment from two Shark Tank investors, according to WPLG.
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Aaron Hirschhorn Death Reason
Entrepreneur Aaron Hirschhorn was riding a motorized surfboard on Sunday, when he collided with a boat in Biscayne Bay, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) told WPLG-TV.
Sadly, Hirschhorn was declared dead at the scene. He was passed away at the moment of the accident while riding the boat. Aaron was just 42 years old and he was a successful entrepreneur who successfully raised $500,000 investment from two Shark Tank investors.
“My beloved husband of ten years died yesterday in an accident,” Nissim wrote on Facebook. “We are broken and will never be the same.”
“All of us at Rover was saddened to learn of Aaron’s sudden passing,” said Rover in a statement to WPLG. “Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and colleagues during this painful time. His love of animals and commitment to pet parents was exemplified in his founding and leadership of DogVacay and Gallant, but his vision for what was possible in the pet industry went well beyond what he already had accomplished. It is a tragic day.”
Aaron Hirschhorn Wiki
Aaron Hirschhorn was a longtime entrepreneur and investor who founded the pet sitting startup DogVacay with his wife Karine Nissim in 2012. The Santa Monica, Calif.-based company raised nearly $50 million and was a leading competitor in the pet services industry before being acquired by Rover in 2017.
Hirschhorn held a seat on Rover’s board for a year. A month ago on LinkedIn, he called news of Rover’s plans to go public via a SPAC deal “an amazing day.”
Hirschhorn was a proud husband, father, and entrepreneur. He had a wife named Karine Nissim with two young sons and a daughter.
But grievously, he died in died while riding a motorized surfboard that collided with a boat.
“It happened so fast!” he said. “I was nervous, but I knew why I was there and what I had to do… It was almost an out-of-body experience.”
|Full Name:||Aaron Hirschhorn|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Date of Birth:||NA|
|Death date||Sunday March 28, 2021|
|Death Place||Miami Beach|
|Kids:||two young sons and a daughter|
|Family:||Father, mother and siblings|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
Currently, there is no solid evidence available for his net worth. But his company raised nearly $50 million from the two Shark Tank investors. Hence, maybe his net worth is nearly $2 Million, according to some online profiles and other sources. Moreover, his house big and look expansive.
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