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Karl Marx was wrong about the labor theory of value (and everything else)

"My business is worth $250,000 because that's how much I have put into it over the years." I hear that all the time. If you've ever watched Shark Tank, you've seen it too. Entrepreneurs who value their business by the amount of time and money they've put into it, independent of...

“My business is worth $250,000 because that’s how much I have put into it over the years.” I hear that all the time. If you’ve ever watched Shark Tank, you’ve seen it too. Entrepreneurs who value their business by the amount of time and money they’ve put into it, independent of its value in the market or the value of its products as determined by supply and...

6 Shark Tank mistakes that kill deals

For the past 10 years I've been watching "Shark Tank." Along with The Profit, it's one of my favorite shows. I've even tried to watch some of the international versions (which are unwatchable.) After 10 years of episodes and together with my experiences as an investor and startup advisor, judge...

For the past 10 years I’ve been watching “Shark Tank.” Along with The Profit, it’s one of my favorite shows. I’ve even tried to watch some of the international versions (which are unwatchable.) After 10 years of episodes and together with my experiences as an investor and startup advisor, judge of business plan competitions and my own entrepreneur experiences since...

Trajan King

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