Monthly Archives: March 2012

Shark Tank episode aired March 30, 2012

This week’s episode of Shark Tank originally aired March 25, 2011.  Two of the entrepreneurs appearing on this show made my Top 10 List for Season 2…..Nikki from Toygaroo and Joe from First Defense. No wonder ABC repeated this episode! The … Continue reading

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Shark Tank…..episode aired March 23,2012

Although all four entrepreneurs were passionate, no Sharky Awards will be given this week. This was a sorry group of entrepreneurs…..each with one or more glaring weaknesses. There are some good lessons to be learned from this episode, however. No … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Scott Jordan….Shark Tank Super Hero or Villain?

For those who missed it, the March 2, 2012 episode of Shark Tank was fascinating. One of the “contestants” was  lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Scott Jordan. Scott’s company, TEC (Technology Enabled Clothing), had a patent that allowed the customer to “embed” various devices such as iPad’s, mobile … Continue reading

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March Madness and the Shark Tank-episode 309 aired 3/16/2012

I didn’t get a chance to watch the show live last night….I was watching my alma mater, Lehigh University beat the Duke Blue Devils in perhaps the greatest upset in NCAA history. There are many parallels between sports and business. Jeremy Lin … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode 8-aired March 9, 2012

This episode featured a passionate group of entrepreneurs. By far the most interesting of the four fledgling businesses was Litter (think jewelry, not garbage). It is the recipient of tonite’s top prize…… Platinum Sharky Award…..Rachael and Macenzie, Litter Litter is a company that designs, makes, … Continue reading

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Mark Cuban….”Dumb-ass patents are killing this country”

Mark Cuban was spot-on during Friday nite’s Shark Tank episode with his opinion of the US Patent system. Mark went ballistic when one of the entrepreneurs said he had received a patent for running a wire thru a shirt to help … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Episode 7 aired March 2, 2012

One of the things I really like about this year’s Shark Tank TV show is that almost every episode raises a big issue facing today’s entrepreneurs.  In this episode, the US patent system was “examined” and became the subject of an intense debate … Continue reading

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