Category Archives: patents

Shark Tank episode 9-aired November 5, 2017

In the promo for this episode, Mark Cuban made one of my all-time favorite statements…..”Perfection is the enemy of profitability”. This is something every new entrepreneur needs to know…….if you try to make something perfect, you’ll spend too much time … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode 8-aired November 6, 2017

Three small deals got done in this amusing episode. A big potential deal didn’t get done because of an inflated valuation. More on that later. First the three little deals. Jennifer and Gita from No Mo-Stache has developed a discreet … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired April 14, 2017

Tonight’s Sharky Award goes to Brian and Kyle from Guardian Bikes. They have developed an improved braking system for bicycles that will dramatically reduce the number of injuries by preventing the rider from being thrown over the handlebars when braking. … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired April 7, 2017

After taking a break for March Madness, Shark Tank returned with a strong new episode featuring four high quality entrepreneurs. The winner of this week’s Sharky Award for entrepreneurial excellence is Rick from Under the Weather. Rick has invented a … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired February 10, 2017

My favorite Shark Tank episodes are the ones that are “theme-based”. This episode featured America’s (Unsung) Heroes. It included a nurse, a veteran, and a Peace Corp volunteer. But my favorite was a firefighter and his wife who made bags … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired January 27, 2017

There were four very good presentations this week. All contestants had sub-million dollar (sales) companies, but had lots of growth potential……and that’s what investors like. Rose and Laura from Chirps were classmates at Harvard. They were motivated to create a … Continue reading

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Shark Tank episode aired January 13, 2017

There are three sure-fire ways NOT to get an investment from the Sharks…… not knowing your numbers, not listening to the Sharks (and constantly interrupting them), and coming into the Tank with an unrealistically high company valuation. All were on … Continue reading

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