Greg Writer, CEO or Angel Investors Network goes over 7 secrets that every entrepreneur should know when it comes to raising investment capital.
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Mark Cuban-Shark Tank Investor
Who is Marc Cuban?
Mark Cuban is an american businessman and investor. He owns Landmark Theatres, Magnolia Pictures, the Dallas Mavericks, and he is the chairman of the cable network AXS TV.
In his e-book, How to Win at the Sport of Business, Mark Cuban relates his experiences in business and sports, which are two sides of his personality.
In his business life, Mark Cuban can be qualified as a shark: his career is as long as sucessful, and he went through a lot of companies to get where he is now, a multi-billionnaire mugul.
In sport, though, Mark Cuban appears a lot more playful, but he still shows the same passion. He’s sitting with the supporters, close to the court, and he continuously yells at referee, which he has been fined for multiple times already (over $1 million).
Mark Cuban’s acting career has been filled enough to be mentionned : he has been in over than 10 series or movies, and over 20 if we include the time he was representing himself.
Marc Cuban in Shark Tank
As a Shark, Marc Cuban is often silent, but, when the entrepreneurs are presenting a product that attracts him, he really involves himself in asking questions, and you can then truly see his interest in something he likes/loves. As soon as he bites in the product, you can be sure that he will do his best to help you become sucessful.
Shark Tank- Marc Cuban’s quotes
His short yet inspiring quote reflects his mentality : “Love what you do or don’t do it”
Here’s a list of 10 of his quotes:
#1 Always ask yourself how someone could preempt your products or service.
#2 Always run your business like you are going to be competing with biggest technology companies in your
#3 The only thing any entrepreneur, salesperson or anyone in any position can control is their effort.
#4 Everyone has got the will to win; it’s only those with the will to prepare.
#5Win the battles you are in before you take on new battles.
#6 Treat your customers like they own you. Because they do.
#7 Moral of the story: Make your product easier to buy than your competition…
#8 The best salespeople are the ones who put themselves in their customer’s shoes and provide a solution
#9 Know your core competencies and focus on being great at them. Pay up for people in your core competencies.
#10 It’s not in the dreaming, it’s in the doing.
http://www.angelmoneybootcamp.com – This is secret 3 in the 7 secrets to raising capital and every angel investor wants to know that you know who your customer is.
Entrepreneurs must prove to investors they know who their market is.
So it is a great secret to make sure to show a prospective investor what you have done and how you have clearly defined your prefect customer.
How do you get on Shark Tank?
First of all, the TV show Shark Tank aired on ABC is what one could call a hit. With an audience strong of over than 6 million people every Friday night, this show is dedicated to entrepreneurs willing to get some help with their project.
Basically, 5 entrepreneurs, the “sharks”, review your project, evaluate it and may issue investments proposal to you, as an entrepreneur. Not only does this show may help you get investments, but it also provides a huge publicity to your business in making an appearance on national television.
But the main question that remains is: how do you get on Shark Tank? Well, this is what we are going to view right now.
How do you get on Shark Tank? :
If you want to get on the show, you have 2 options; we’ll be seeing both of them.
1) Create a mail that will be sent to SharkTankCasting@yahoo.com It should contain:
- Your name
- Your age
- Contact info
- A recent photo of yourself (1 MB max)
- A brief, non-confidential description of your business/idea/product
How do you get on Shark Tank in another way?
Well, here’s the second option:
2) Attend one of the Shark Tank nationwide Open Calls, where you’ll be able to make a one minute speech of your business/idea/product.
In order to do so, you’ll have to bring with you the fulfilled following application:
Apply for Shark Tank Show
The next date for an Open Call is:
FRIDAY, MAY 24TH – LOS ANGELES
BEVERLY GARLAND’S HOLIDAY INN
4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
11:00 AM – Interviews Begin
By now you should have, hopefully, your answer to the question “How do you get on Shark Tank”.
It’s up to you now!
How do you get on Shark Tank