Category Archives: business startup

Shark Tank episode aired March 3, 2017

For me, the highlight of this episode was the Update segment about Robert Herjavec’s journey from Croatia (formerly Yugoslavia) to Canada. He came to North America on a ship with his parents when he was a young child. He later … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired February 24, 2017

This episode featured four millennials with great businesses. I never realized that many millennials have a social cause that they feel passionately about, and in many cases, donate up to 10% of their profits on an annual basis. (Note….I hope … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired November 18, 2016

After last week’s terrific show, this episode was uninspiring….no Sharky Awards will be given this week. That said, there were a couple of deals.  Ben and Ariel from Pupbox have a subscription- based service that caters to puppy dogs.  Each … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired November 11, 2016

This episode had the strongest group of entrepreneurs in Season 8. After showing several mediocre episodes during the World Series, the Election, etc. the Shark Tank producers brought their “A” game tonight. Each entrepreneur got a deal! I can’t remember … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired November 4, 2016

Many entrepreneurial lessons can be learned from this week’s Shark Tank episode. First up was Meagan from EcoFlower whose faux flower business was booming (not blooming!). Meagan had great instincts but no money when she started her business. In fact, … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired October 21, 2016

The four entrepreneurs appearing on this episode are a good representation of “real world” startups…..one-man (or one-woman) shows, underfunded, in business two or three years, not profitable, and full of energy and confidence. Melissa from Sandi Lake Clothing is an … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired September 23, 2016

Excellent Shark Tank Season 8 premiere!  The show featured two food/beverage companies, one footwear company, and one technology company. Also, for the first time ever, the show  included all six Sharks (normally there are five). Philip and David from Fizzics … Continue reading

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