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Shark or Bait? At Risk in the Shark Tank

Jack Garson | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Jack Garson

People who have money usually made it at their job or in their own business. The problem arises when they think they have the Midas touch--that they will multiply their savings by investing it with others.

Would 'Shark Tank's' Kevin O'Leary Invest In These Odd Inventions?

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.20.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Kevin O'Leary, also known as "Mr. Wonderful" on the hit reality show "Shark Tank," knows a thing or two about company potential. So we at HuffPost Liv...

Cornell Entrepreneurship - Far Above the Summit

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 11.20.2015 | College
Randee Mia Berman

There's entre nous. There's entre' cote. And then there's entre-preneur. Just like the intimate just between us (entre nous) phrase and the succu...

Crowdfund Consortium Resurrects Tycoon After Shark Attack

Jorge Newbery | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

In the great tradition of lemons to lemonade, five crowdfunding platforms have banded together to buy a sixth - one that was attacked by sharks on nat...

5 Things Bottle Breacher has Learned since Airing on Shark Tank

Eli Crane | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Eli Crane

1. If "Cash is king" then having an important mission is queen. It has been a year since Bottle Breacher first aired on ABC's Shark Tank. The respon...

Kitchen Table Commerce: The Way Business Works for Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 10.30.2015 | Impact
Kari Warberg Block

It's hard to believe how different things were, here in the United States, just 27 years ago -- or how different things would be, had our government not invested in women. A healthy economy, void of corruption and injustice, is one that leads to an environment where nobody is left behind.

How to Present The Perfect Pitch: From The Shark Tank To The Boardroom

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

Whether you're prepping for a TV show or to present in front of a board of potential investors, the number-one rule is to make your pitch incredibly dynamic.

A Letter to all 20-Somethings from Mr. Wonderful

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

Wake up and smell the slow-brewed coffee, my young friend: Few waltz into that kind of fortune right out of college. If you're lucky, you will eventually find work that is meaningful and fulfilling, but it's not instant. We've all got to pay our dues.

Funding Black Entrepreneurs: The Arbitrage Opportunity

Troy Carter | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business
Troy Carter

The lack of black entrepreneurs is nothing new. The networks we are part of and the ones we choose to tap into, or not, are fundamental to this reality. I have seen this proven time and again in my own endeavors.

'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.