Shark Tank

From a Self-Funded Startup to a 'Shark Tank' Appearance: How This Entrepreneur Built Her Successful Business

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Brittany Hodak is the co-founder of ZinePak, a business that provides add-on products for superfans and that is well-known for its Shark Tank appearance. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Chris Haddon sits down with Hodak to talk about how she first began to develop the idea for her business, the trade-offs between being an entrepreneur and someone with a 9-to-5 job, and how she straddles the line between working on the business as if it were a job and actually running it.

Click play to learn all of Hodak's tips on what it takes to start, fund and run a business.

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