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.

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

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

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

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?

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.

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

Scott Salyers, the supervising casting producer for ABCÂ’s hit show, offers tips for pitching investors.
How Entrepreneurs, Such as Daymond John, Learn to Improve Their Game

How Entrepreneurs, Such as Daymond John, Learn to Improve Their Game

Startup life is fraught with peril, but it's one space where prior experience really helps. These business owners share how their business expertise evolved.
Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.

Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.

It helps to have some experts in your corner. Learn how to assemble your own review team of mentors who will provide unbiased, experienced advice.
Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec on Great Business Pitches and Why Sales Reps Need to Be Chameleons

Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec on Great Business Pitches and Why Sales Reps Need to Be Chameleons

The serial entrepreneur and investor explains how company plans should be framed around customer needs -- and his sartorial choices.
How to Get on 'Shark Tank' and Win

How to Get on 'Shark Tank' and Win

Rugged Events snagged a cool $1.75 million investment from Mark Cuban. Here are co-founder Rob Dickens' top tips for other hopeful entrepreneurs.
Cinnaholic Says Cinnamon Buns Are the Next Cupcakes, And 'Shark Tank' Agrees

Cinnaholic Says Cinnamon Buns Are the Next Cupcakes, And 'Shark Tank' Agrees

The founders of Cinnaholic want to make their customizable cinnamon rolls a national brand. Here's how they snagged $200,000 on 'Shank Tank.'
Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees

Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees

Mandy Calara created an online crowdfunding platform that lets the friends, family and community of potential franchisees become investors.
Pitching a Fashion Line to Investors? Brush Up on Your Storytelling Skills

Pitching a Fashion Line to Investors? Brush Up on Your Storytelling Skills

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.
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

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

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

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

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

Recent Shark Tank contestant infuses some 'sweet' innovation in his product that seeks to replace soda and sports beverages.
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

SXSW is still way cooler, but Silicon Beach's glitzy tech con is all about the Moneyball.
12 Awesome Gift Ideas That Appeared on 'Shark Tank'

12 Awesome Gift Ideas That Appeared on 'Shark Tank'

ABC's reality pitch show about entrepreneurs isn't all about drama and suspense. It's also about neat inventions.
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

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

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

A video app was a major hit among the 'sharks' and customers, too.
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

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.
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

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

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

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.
What Would Mark Cuban Change About His Career?

What Would Mark Cuban Change About His Career?

In five short words, the billionaire tech entrepreneur says a lot.
7 Ways to Win Every Argument

7 Ways to Win Every Argument

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.
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)

The founder of As Seen on TV had a staff of 25 by the time he was a junior in college.

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