Shark Tank

Shark Tank

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.

Barbara Corcoran's Essential Shark Tools for Success

A real estate executive learns firsthand from an industry icon how to bootstrap a business, be a strong seller, attempt balance and recover from any hard knocks.

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec on the 5 Worst Sales Sins

Do you walk around asking potential clients 'What can I do to win your business?' Don't.

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 4 Money Rules for New Entrepreneurs

Drive, passion and determination don't pay the bills; money does. Here are the wise ways the 'Queen of QVC' saved cash as an early entrepreneur and how you can, too.

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner: I Never Think of Myself as a Female in Business

The 'Queen of QVC' says it doesn’t matter if you're a king or queen in business. It just matters that you rule.

Shark Tank's Lori Greiner on the No. 1 Mistake to Avoid When Manufacturing Your Product Overseas

Assembling your products outside of the U.S. can be a lot like driving blindfolded. But it doesn't have to be. Not if you steer clear of this all too common pitfall. Take it from the 'Queen of QVC.'

How These Parents Went From Sleepless Nights to Pitching a Million-Dollar Business on 'Shark Tank'

The founders of Sleeping Baby invented the Zipadee-Zip out of necessity. But their 'Shark Tank' pitch was the result of more than two years of hard work.

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Bitcoin Has No Shot as a Long-Term Digital Currency'

The outspoken Shark Tank star is anything but bullish on Bitcoin.

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'

Falling down and pulling yourself back up only makes you more kickass at business and in life, the Shark Tank star says.

Shark Tank Star Daymond John Says Never Make This Common Mistake When Pitching Investors

If you don’t come clean, you might not come away with investors' money, the celebrity branding expert says.

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec: Don't Ever Expect a 'Balanced Life'

The 'nicest' Shark says that with great success comes great sacrifice -- specifically downtime. The one exception he has to make: his kids.

Shark Tank's 'Mr. Wonderful' on Teaching Kids About Money: 'Put Their Noses In It, Like You're Training a Puppy'

Force them to save and kick them out after they graduate from college, especially if you're rich, he says.

Shark Tank Star Daymond John Says This Is the Biggest Branding Mistake of All

With a few carefully chosen words, brands can avoid this common error.

For Shark Tank's Biggest Winner, Business Has Been Scary Good

The production company Ten Thirty One, which puts on Halloween-inspired interactive events, landed $2 million from Mark Cuban and is poised for expansion.

Want Your Kid to Be Successful? Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran Says You Should Do This.

The millionaire mom of two says the first step is not to step in too much, especially when it comes to getting good grades. Also, let your kid fall so she can learn how to pick herself up.

The Stars of Shark Tank on How to Dress for Success

Class, comfort and swagger. Some things never go out of style, except for this big business fashion faux pas that Kevin O'Leary and Daymond John say you should avoid.

Shark Tank Star Barbara Corcoran's Top 2 Public Speaking Tips

She may look like a pro now, but Corcoran used to be 'horribly afraid' to get out in front of people and speak.

How Being Dyslexic and 'Lousy in School' Made Shark Tank Star Barbara Corcoran a Better Entrepreneur

The millionaire real-estate mogul doesn’t let dyslexia hold her back. She uses it to fuel her famously feisty entrepreneurial fire.

What Does Mark Cuban Do First Thing in the Morning?

For this billionaire entrepreneur, work is the breakfast of champions.

Shark Tank Star Mark Cuban: 'Money Can't Buy Happiness'

…But it sure makes life easier, the self-made billionaire says. Why? With it comes freedom.

Mark Cuban: There's No Playing Nice With Your Competition

If you go after the billionaire 'Shark Tank' star, prepare to get clobbered. He's in it to win it, whatever it takes.

Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?

WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market.

3 Great Books By and For Female Entrepreneurs

Men and women alike will take inspiration and encouragement reading the particular challenges these entrepreneurs overcame.

Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them

Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School.

Tell Us: What Was Your Most Memorable Summer Job?

Check out what these seven entrepreneurs learned from their summer jobs, and let us know what your early jobs taught you about business.

Want to Get on Shark Tank? 8 Secrets From the Show's Casting Producer.

Scott Salyers, the supervising casting producer for ABC’s hit show, offers tips for pitching investors.
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