Lumi Photo Printing Kit Enters the ‘Shark Tank’

Lumi entered the Shark Tank on February 13. Their kit enables consumers to print their own images on fabric. Jesse Genet had the idea for the company in 2005 and now has a business partner, Stephan Ango. Watch Genet explain her company’s uniqueness in the clip above.

The process uses a dye called Inkodye, that develops photographic images on fabric using just the light of the sun.

You can buy the kit on Amazon for $20.99.

The kit contains:

1x Plum, 1x Blue, 2x Black Snap Packs
2 Inkowash Sachets
4 Inkofilm 8.5″ Inkjet Films
Project Board
Test Negative

In February of 2010, the company raised $13,597 on Kickstarter. View their campaign here.

Customers put their creations on the Lumi Instagram page. Here are some creative ones:

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✂️ #inkodye #regram @mciemian

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#make something great today…. With #inkodye ;)

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