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Shark Tank Season 11-Episode aired May 15, 2020

This was the final episode of Season 11 and it was one of the best of the season. The  episode highlighted the balance between mission-based objectives vs. growth and profitability. Best Deal of the Episode…..Joe and Rachel from Yellow Leaf … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11-Episode aired May 6, 2020

I don’t know why, but this episode was aired at 10 pm on a Wednesday night. The network has recently moved Shark Tank all over the board. There were no new episodes for three  weeks and then three episodes in … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11-Episode aired April 10, 2020

The Best Deal of the Episode was easy to pick this week…..there was only one deal made!  Zac, Jana, and Jessica from First Saturday Lime make a non-poisonous insect repellent. They have great margins and increasing sales…..$350K this year and … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11-Episode aired March 20, 2020

Four deals in one episode! That’s only happened a handful of times in the 11 year history of Shark Tank. I’m guessing this episode was taped when the Stock Market was at all-time highs when financing was readily available. With … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11-Episode aired March 6, 2020

A few surprises in this episode……the Sharks passed on two deals that I thought would happen and they made a deal on one I thought they would pass on. Best Deal of the Episode…..Nathan and Sophia from Pair Eyewear met … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11 Episode 12 aired January 19, 2020

A trend has been developing on Shark Tank. The most successful products/presentations tend to be in the healthy food and beverage category..  Clothing, beauty products, household items, recreational products, and technology are secondary. Best Deal of the Episode…………..Alex from Genius … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11 Episode 11 aired January 12, 2020

The stars of this episode were two young ladies who had recently started their own companies…..each gave a great presentation and both handled themselves well under some tough questioning by the Sharks. Best Deal of the Episode……Melissa from Wanna Date? … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11 Episode 9 aired December 1, 2019

This was the annual Christmas episode of Shark Tank. Each of the entrepreneurs had businesses that had products or services that were highly seasonal. This increased the risk for the Sharks and that lowered the valuations of the companies. BEST … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11 episode 5 aired October 27, 2019

No life changing, big ideas on this episode…….just four nice little niche businesses. Three of them got deals. Tailor, Ron, and Kobe from Tailgate N’ Go make portable mobile kitchens using a modular design. With a price of $1000 to … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Season 11-episode 4 aired October 20, 2019

Another excellent episode! You can tell the economy is red hot and the stock market is reaching all-time highs…….the Sharks are fighting hard for the opportunity to throw their money at the entrepreneur/contestants. As I’ve said before, when the stock … Continue reading

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