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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...

Lessons from a Candy Startup

I sat down with Ryan Condie (we were standing actually, but it sounds weird to say "I stood up with Ryan Condie"), a serial entrepreneur who founded a candy startup making fudge and chocolate. He and his partners built a factory, produced sweets and sold them wholesale throughout the country. In...

Relatated: The founder of Goze talks about launching her app

Trajan King

Hey hey. I'm Trajan. I'm a minimalist entrepreneur who loves exploring the world (42 countries), learning new things (7 languages) and trying to get better every day (working on my backsquat).

I write about entrepreneurship and building an optimized and happy life through systems, good habits and scientific research.

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