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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 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 17, 2017

This was the best Shark Tank episode so far in Season 8. It featured four technology-based companies with great potential.  There was a lot to absorb and several big lessons learned. Chris Sacca re-joined the Sharks, which was only appropriate … 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 December 2, 2016

This episode featured many different financing techniques and scenarios. Debt financing, down rounds, equity kickers, Silicon Valley valuations, were just a few of the scenarios on this episode. I’ve often said that when it comes to outside investment in a … 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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