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Are You Trying to Protect Your Idea -- or Sell It?
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Are You Trying to Protect Your Idea -- or Sell It?

Do you really need a patent? It all depends on who you ask.
Stephen Key
Barbara Corcoran: You Can't Devote Yourself to Your Business and Children at the Same Time
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Barbara Corcoran: You Can't Devote Yourself to Your Business and Children at the Same Time

For the 'Shark Tank' star, becoming a mother meant dialing back her professional obligations.
Laura Entis
Exclusive: Watch This Entrepreneur's Emotional Shark Tank Pitch Before It Airs on TV
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Exclusive: Watch This Entrepreneur's Emotional Shark Tank Pitch Before It Airs on TV

Growing up, life was anything but a bed of roses for this ambitious Texas inventor. Find out how his journey led him from mattress-cleaning to the Tank, before the next episode airs this Friday.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
LuminAID Founders Light up the Darkness, and Their Sales
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LuminAID Founders Light up the Darkness, and Their Sales

A deal with 'Shark Tank''s Mark Cuban more than doubled these entrepreneurs' sales for a disaster-relief retail product.
Brian O'Connor
The Secret to Impressing the Sharks on 'Shark Tank'
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The Secret to Impressing the Sharks on 'Shark Tank'

Take it from an entrepreneur who managed to get multiple offers from the Sharks.
Laura Entis
Is the Video Profile 'Shark Tank's' Kiss of Death?
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Is the Video Profile 'Shark Tank's' Kiss of Death?

Like those red-shirted crewman on 'Star Trek,' few of the entrepreneurs profiled on the show seemed to survive -- until now.
Brian O'Connor
'Shark Tank' Recap: Barbara Corcoran Gets Baffled by a 'Wild-Ass Entrepreneur'
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'Shark Tank' Recap: Barbara Corcoran Gets Baffled by a 'Wild-Ass Entrepreneur'

Who walks away from two deals from the sharks? A woman with a better place mat.
Brian O'Connor
'Shark Tank' Recap: Math Sinks an Offer That Would Have 'Burned' a Firefighter
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'Shark Tank' Recap: Math Sinks an Offer That Would Have 'Burned' a Firefighter

A seemingly generous offer from Mr. Wonderful was nothing more than a shark smelling blood, and money, in the water.
Brian O'Connor
5 Surprising Things I Learned From Interviewing 100 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs
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5 Surprising Things I Learned From Interviewing 100 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs

Did you know that more than 50 percent of those handshake deals in the 'Tank' never close?
Tj Hale
'Shark Tank' Update: The Mensch Is Off the Bench
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'Shark Tank' Update: The Mensch Is Off the Bench

A Hanukkah doll has grown with the help of two very different sharks.
Brian O'Connor
'Shark Tank' Update: The Sharks' Sour Reaction to a Vinegar Company Now Tastes Sweet
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'Shark Tank' Update: The Sharks' Sour Reaction to a Vinegar Company Now Tastes Sweet

This Detroit entrepreneur saw her sales soar, even without a shark's investment. Take that, 'Mr. Wonderful.'
Brian O'Connor
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.