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Meet the Franchisor Launching a Fundraising Platform for Potential Franchisees
Franchisors

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
Trep Talk

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.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Barbara Corcoran: I Used to Fire 25 Percent of My Sales Team Each Year
Firing

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

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
Laura Entis
15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market
Young Entrepreneurs

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

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
12 Awesome Gift Ideas That Appeared on 'Shark Tank'
Entrepreneurs

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

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

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

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.
Geoff Weiss
Work Hard and Dream Big: 5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs You Should Follow on Twitter
Marketing

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think
Starting a Business

'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.
Daniel Bukszpan
What Would Mark Cuban Change About His Career?
Starting a Business

What Would Mark Cuban Change About His Career?

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

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.
Stephen Key