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'Shark Tank' Investor Explains Why Trump Is Really Running

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business

Donald Trump has already lost business because of the outlandish comments he's made in his campaign for the Republican nomination for p...

I Cried On 'Shark Tank' Last Week, And I'm Not Sorry

Mikki Bey | Posted 10.07.2015 | Women
Mikki Bey

In front of the investors and the world, my passion raged on until I could no longer contain the importance of the moment. I left everything I had on that stage, including the tears of the journey it took to get me there.

Prime Time Innovation: Why Audiences Can't Get Enough of 'Shark Tank' and Other Entrepreneurial Reality TV Shows

Robert F. Brands | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Robert F. Brands

Move over rose wielding bachelors and cha-chaing celebutantes, reality TV has crowned a new ratings darling: ABC's "Shark Tank."

How To Get Burned On Shark Tank And Still Rake In $4.5M

Harry Red | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Harry Red

Sounds simple enough. Two entrepreneurs, brothers Rodolfo and Alexis Saccoman, start a new business. Full of fire and energy, they create a new...

Why an MBA Doesn't Guarantee Success

Tracey Noonan | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Tracey Noonan

Unless we learn to be self-sufficient and stand on our own two feet, there is no guarantee of success. No MBA can teach you about want, drive and the thirst for success. That's a lesson for life to impart. And in a strange sort of way I'm grateful that I had such a stern teacher.

Big News: Women Startup Challenge NYC to Fund Women-Led Startups

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.01.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Hey, big news: I'm working with Women Who Tech again to scale the Women Startup Challenge. Next up: The Women Startup Challenge NYC at Microsoft on N...

5 Keys To Working With Your Spouse

Eli Crane | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Eli Crane

A very small portion of the world's population seeks adventure and dreams big, aspiring to climb Mt. Everest or sail the seven seas. There's an even ...

How Appearing on Shark Tank Inspired Me to Tackle a Major Problem in America

Brittany Hodak | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Brittany Hodak

It's been almost a year since I flew to Los Angeles to appear on the hit television show Shark Tank to promote my entertainment marketing company, ZinePak. My co-founder and I spent weeks preparing for every possible question we might be asked on the show.

Lawn Furniture, Some Water and the Rest Is History

Steve Olenski | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business
Steve Olenski

The year was 2011 and on one eventful and quite fateful day in the spring of that year he finally listened to his wife and cleaned the family's furniture. And the rest is...

How One Shark Tank Deal Turned Lani Lazzari Into a Millionaire Before College

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business

Many entrepreneurs with multiple college degrees under their belts spend years trying to start a successful company. But 20-something Shark Tank star Lani Lazzari has already mastered it.

How My Backflip Landed Me at ABC's Shark Tank Casting Call

Sonia Smith-Kang | Posted 07.10.2015 | Latino Voices
Sonia Smith-Kang

What does this image have to do with ABC's Shark Tank? Well, let me start from the beginning.

How to Become the Next Steve Jobs By Staring at Your Phone

Lili Balfour | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Lili Balfour

The future of education involves the use of technology, media, and innovative platforms. Future generations will consume education the same way they consume entertainment - on a laptop, a tablet or a phone.

Inside The Tank: Mr. Wonderful On Building Empires

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 07.05.2015 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Investing five minutes into reading this [pst may end up being your equivalent to investing in Apple in 1980. I recently sat down with Kevin O'Leary, the entrepreneur, investor, journalist, author, and financial commentator best known as Mr. Wonderful.

3 Investor Pitches Every Startup Founder Must Master

Dr. Sean Wise | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Sean Wise

The investor pitch is one of the most important aspects of any business. If you cannot tell people what your solution is and why it matters you are done before you start.

Barbara Corcoran's Office: A Pallet for Success

Linda Lauren | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Linda Lauren

In my efforts to work with color for the benefit of my clients, I often pay special attention to what connects people to success. I have found that the colors we choose to surround ourselves with (and wear) can become a clear indication of how we experience happiness in our lives.

5 Secrets to a Perfect Shark Tank Pitch

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

With the filming of Shark Tank Season 7 well underway in Los Angeles, I've been getting asked the same question every day: "What does it take to get a deal?" The short answer is, it's not that simple.

12 Women Startups Aim to Disrupt Startup World at Women Startup Pitch Competition

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.12.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, the Women Startup Challenge is on a roll. In Round I, over $315,000 was raised by the startups. A panel of judges consisting of investors and t...

Sharks Bite, But Can't Kill Real Estate Crowdfunding

Jorge Newbery | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

The sharks ate Aaron McDaniel for lunch, but he lived to swim again, in less bloody waters.

President Obama Pitches Start the Spark at the White House

Suzanne McKenzie | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Suzanne McKenzie

The financial commitment, which is expected to be secured by 2017, will be used to help women-led businesses and youth entrepreneurs realize their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs through the Spark Global Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Ladies From the Shark Tank

Amy Wright | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Amy Wright

Excellent advice from two ladies continuing massive growth of their now successful business, a business we're sure to see a lot of in the years to come, and proof that anything is possible.

So, Synthetic Cadavers Are A Thing...

HuffPost Science | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

As long as there have been medical schools, medical students have been dissecting dead bodies to learn the finer points of human anatomy. But now ther...

4 Steps to Being an All-Star Employee

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

Here are a few things you can do right from the start that will help you avoid the ax and give you a firm foothold in the workplace. If you're in the position to hire, honing these attributes will also help you spot the same qualities in winners who will come work for you.

Why Military Veterans Make Great Entrepreneurs

Carol Roth | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Carol Roth

While investing in veterans and active duty military personnel is a great way to give back to those who have served, there is also an important business case to be made related to investing in entrepreneurs who are veterans of the military.

13 Million-Dollar Businesses That Turned Down Shark Tank Deals

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.19.2015 | Money

Whatever the reason for not getting funding, appearing on Shark Tank hasn't been the end of the road for a number of companies that have persevered and thrived after their shows aired. We rounded up 13 Shark Tank companies that have gone on to bring in millions without the funding and help of a Shark.

Five Secrets I'd Never Tell Kevin O'Leary... Until Now

Sara Margulis | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business
Sara Margulis

The recent news that 100% of Kevin O'Leary's portfolio returns are coming from women-led businesses is really, really surprising, isn't it? As CEO of ...