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Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec will speak in Phoenix

Angela Cody-Rouget, owner of Major Mom, is on the set of the ABC show Shark Tank. 
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Shark Tank star and Founder and CEO of Herjavec Group Robert Herjavec will be the keynote speaker at a local tech firm’s first annual conference. Herjavec will speak at sales platform provider Allbound’s first annual CO:LLABORRATE Conference, a two-day conference focused on digital innovation and disruption in channel sales and marketing will be held November 2-3, 2016 at… Read More →

Phoenix entrepreneur hopes to cash in on Shark Tank

Angela Cody-Rouget, owner of Major Mom, is on the set of the ABC show Shark Tank. 
(Photo courtesy of Disney/ABC)

On the ABC show “Shark Tank,” entrepreneurs face their fears by jumping into the shark tank – or an antagonizing room – hoping to persuade one of the five investors to become a partner to grow their business. Most of the contestants aren’t so lucky, and the “sharks” often shred the entrepreneurs to pieces verbally… Read More →

ULI Arizona’s ‘Shark Tank’ participants get real

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The Urban Land institute’s Arizona District Council is bringing together real deals and expert money in an event tailored after popular investment reality show “Shark Tank.” Entrepreneurs present real estate development proposals to a panel of ‘sharks’ (read: veteran real estate investors) and an audience of real estate professionals with hope of being awarded investment… Read More →

SynDaver Labs hits goal through private funding

SynDaver Labs, a synthetic human manufacturer headquartered in Tampa with an advanced research facility located in Phoenix, Arizona, has successfully completed their initial round of funding through a private placement. SynDaver reached their target of $1 million through a private offering of common stock on July 10, prior to the cutoff on July 31. More… Read More →

A feline first: Cat café coming to the Valley

Melissa Pruitt: Future owner of LaGattara Cat Café.

Seventeen years ago, an entrepreneur in Taipei, Taiwan opened the world’s very first café with cats as the guests’ accompaniment. With this attraction being as bizarre as it sounds, word got out and the cafés began to blossom worldwide. These “cat cafés” have become such a trend that they have gained publicity on shows like… Read More →

Refresh Glass will be featured in documentary

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After years spent working in the automotive and aerospace industries, Ray DelMuro quit his job and set out to combine his passions for engineering and art. Now, DelMuro and his business Refresh Glass, which creates beautiful products from recycled wine bottles, is getting national attention from Deluxe Corp. and its Small Business Revolution documentary project.… Read More →

What’s new At Salt River Fields in 2015?

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The Arizona Diamondbacks will host Arizona State University for the first game in 2015 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on March 3 and fans will have much to look forward to at the D-backs’ award-winning Spring Training facility, including a 3-D printer and a food truck featured on the hit TV show “Shark… Read More →

ULI seeking real estate proposals for ‘Shark Tank’ event

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Arizona District Council is seeking proposals from local real estate entrepreneurs to showcase and pitch their projects at the popular ULI Shark Tank event.  Real money and expert deal making advice is at stake for successful candidates with real estate development experience, an active and interesting deal to discuss, and… Read More →

If the Price is Right: Reality TV’s effect on local businesses

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An appearance on reality TV can be an effective marketing tool for any business. However, it sometimes comes at a price. There are many considerations for a business to make before exposing itself to public curiosity and scrutiny. Arizona has seen many of its businesses take the risk of appearing on TV, whether its Amy’s… Read More →

ULI Seeking Proposals for Inaugural Shark Tank Event

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Arizona is seeking proposals from local real estate entrepreneurs to showcase and pitch their projects at the first annual Shark Tank event. Successful candidates will have real estate development experience, an active and interesting deal to discuss and the ability to make a concise and captivating presentation. All proposals will… Read More →

Phoenix Coffee Company going to ‘Shark Tank’

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by in Business News | Events | Small Biz

Local entrepreneurs Connor Riley and Samantha Meis, the cofounders of MistoBox, are taking the plunge into the “tank” to pitch their business idea on ABC’s hit reality television series Shark Tank on Friday May 3rd at 7 p.m. On the show Riley and Meis will be introduced to a panel of five wealthy millionaire and… Read More →

Phoenix Coffee Company going to 'Shark Tank'

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by in Business News | Events | Small Biz

Local entrepreneurs Connor Riley and Samantha Meis, the cofounders of MistoBox, are taking the plunge into the “tank” to pitch their business idea on ABC’s hit reality television series Shark Tank on Friday May 3rd at 7 p.m. On the show Riley and Meis will be introduced to a panel of five wealthy millionaire and… Read More →

Writing a New Book? Here Are the Tools

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Success leaves clues.  If you seek the tools for writing a New York Times self-help best seller, look no further than a new NYT best seller, called, appropriately enough, The Tools. Phil Stutz and Barry Michels are Los Angeles therapists who have written an outstanding book encapsulating their approach to guiding their patients to successful… Read More →