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Shark Tank is an American reality TV show on ABC that features a panel of business executives and investors (called 'Sharks') who consider offers and listen to pitches from entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking funding for their business, products, or services. The panel includes Barbara Corcoran, Kevin O'Leary, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec, Mark Cuban, and Lori Greiner.

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Video: Pitching a Fashion Line to Investors? Brush Up on Your Storytelling SkillsPlay Video
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Paige Dellavalle's jewelry line survived Shark Tank on ABC and the founder says she owes it all to her mastering the art of the pitch.
April 11, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Barbara Corcoran: I Used to Fire 25 Percent of My Sales Team Each Year

Barbara Corcoran: I Used to Fire 25 Percent of My Sales Team Each Year

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The 'Shark Tank' star knows a thing or two about how to fire someone. After all, she made it an annual, company-wide practice at her real-estate firm.
April 9, 2014 in Leadership
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

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The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
April 2, 2014 in The 'Treps
15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market

15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market

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Recent Shark Tank contestant infuses some 'sweet' innovation in his product that seeks to replace soda and sports beverages.
March 21, 2014 in The 'Treps
Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

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SXSW is still way cooler, but Silicon Beach's glitzy tech con is all about the Moneyball.
March 6, 2014 in Business News
Photos: 12 Awesome Gift Ideas That Appeared on 'Shark Tank'

12 Awesome Gift Ideas That Appeared on 'Shark Tank'

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ABC's reality pitch show about entrepreneurs isn't all about drama and suspense. It's also about neat inventions.
February 21, 2014 in Lifestyle
How This 'Shark Tank' Contestant Found Love -- and Wealth -- By Spray Painting His Dog

How This 'Shark Tank' Contestant Found Love -- and Wealth -- By Spray Painting His Dog

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When Abe Geary proposed to his girlfriend by painting the words 'Marry me?' on the side of his brother's white boxer, a venture now known as PetPaint was born.
February 13, 2014 in Profiles
This App Made $200,000 Right After It Premiered On 'Shark Tank'

This App Made $200,000 Right After It Premiered On 'Shark Tank'

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A video app was a major hit among the 'sharks' and customers, too.
February 3, 2014 in Apps & Software
Half-Witted or Heroic? Man Fights Off Shark, Sutures His Own Wounds, Then Throws Back a Beer

Half-Witted or Heroic? Man Fights Off Shark, Sutures His Own Wounds, Then Throws Back a Beer

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If you thought building a business required resilience, consider the tale of a 24-year-old New Zealand doctor who fought off a shark attack, sutured his own wounds and then threw back a beer.
January 28, 2014 in Leadership
Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter

Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter

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Here are some of the business owners we love to follow on Twitter. We bet you'll find them inspiring, too.
January 16, 2014 in Social Media
'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think

'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think

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Mr. Tod's Pie Factory Owner Tod Wilson, who lived in his car before appearing on the first season of 'Shark Tank,' attributes his success to persistence.
January 10, 2014 in Success Stories
What Would Mark Cuban Change About His Career?

What Would Mark Cuban Change About His Career?

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In five short words, the billionaire tech entrepreneur says a lot.
December 6, 2013 in Startup Basics
7 Ways to Win Every Argument

7 Ways to Win Every Argument

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It's tempting to get feisty, have the last word and shoot off an angry email, but follow these seven steps and you'll come out on top more often than not.
November 1, 2013 in Leadership
Former 'Shark Tank' Judge Kevin Harrington on Launching His First Business at 15 and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur (Video)

Former 'Shark Tank' Judge Kevin Harrington on Launching His First Business at 15 and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur (Video)

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The founder of As Seen on TV had a staff of 25 by the time he was a junior in college.
October 23, 2013 in Business Ideas
Mark Cuban Found Not Guilty of Insider Trading

Mark Cuban Found Not Guilty of Insider Trading

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Billionaire cleared on insider trading charges brought against him by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
October 17, 2013 in News and Trends
Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)

Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)

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The founder of As Seen On TV has invested in 500 inventions in his career so far. He has tapped into some real home runs, but he has also lost a fair amount of money believing too long in the wrong products.
October 9, 2013 in Business Ideas
Tech Billionaire Mark Cuban Heads to Trial Over Alleged Insider Trading

Tech Billionaire Mark Cuban Heads to Trial Over Alleged Insider Trading

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The SEC contends that the 'Shark Tank' star avoided a monetary loss on stock thanks to an insider tip.
September 30, 2013 in News and Trends
Wal-Mart Launches a 'Shark Tank'-Style Reality Web Series

Wal-Mart Launches a 'Shark Tank'-Style Reality Web Series

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The mega-retailer is producing a reality television series whose winners will get their products sold on Walmart.com.
September 24, 2013 in Sales
Photos: The 10 Most Horrible 'Shark Tank' Pitches Ever

The 10 Most Horrible 'Shark Tank' Pitches Ever

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As viewers await the reality show's fifth season premiere, here's a look back on the 10 worst pitches we've seen so far.
September 13, 2013 in Starting a Business
3 Lies You Heard on 'Shark Tank'

3 Lies You Heard on 'Shark Tank'

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Can you really trust reality television for sound advice on how to start your own business? Here are three 'Shark Tank' nuggets of wisdom you might want to question.
September 3, 2013 in Startup Basics
Photos: How to Get Your Business on Reality TV

How to Get Your Business on Reality TV

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Think your business has what it takes to make great television? Apply to one of these eight shows for your chance at 15 minutes of fame.
August 30, 2013 in Business Management
Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' on the No. 1 Thing Entrepreneurs Need

Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' on the No. 1 Thing Entrepreneurs Need

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The 'Shark Tank' star explains what Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy can teach entrepreneurs and stresses the importance of financial mentorship.
August 28, 2013 in Leadership

Aaron Levie on Box's $1 Billion Valuation and Solving the World's 'Unsexy' Problems

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From college dropout to enterprise-software wunderkind, the CEO of Box dishes about working with Mark Cuban and his top success tips.
August 27, 2013 in Grow Your Business
One of Shark Tank's Original Sharks to Launch Crowdfunding Site For Inventors

One of Shark Tank's Original Sharks to Launch Crowdfunding Site For Inventors

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The founder of As Seen on TV, Kevin Harrington, plans to unveil a platform targeted specifically at the household, kitchen and outdoor goods inventions niche.
August 19, 2013 in Financing
'Shark Tank' Investors to Gather in D.C. for 50th Anniversary of MLK March

'Shark Tank' Investors to Gather in D.C. for 50th Anniversary of MLK March

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Daymond John, Mark Cuban and others will celebrate entrepreneurship and access to startup capital for racial and ethnic minorities.
August 15, 2013 in Financing

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