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Kevin O’Leary Said Something About Women In Business That Every Man Should Read

Kevin O’Leary, the “Shark Tank” investor most known for his love of money and his joyous take-downs of amateur entrepreneurs on national television, surprisingly has a soft spot for female CEOs.

Carol Roth of Entrepreneur spoke with O’Leary at a recent CNBC event and he really just didn’t have enough good things to say about women in business.

Why Sofia Vergara is Still TV’s Highest-Paid Actress Turned Powerful Businesswoman

For the third year in a row, Sofia Vergara is the highest-paid television actress, raking in $37 million between June 2013 and June 2014; compare that to Ashton Kutcher, TV’s highest-paid actor, who’s meager $26 million in the last year doesn’t even come close.

According to Forbes, the Colombian-born actress earns a reported $325,000 per episode, but what we don’t see is that Vergara is actually more of a businesswoman than an actress. Most of her cash comes from her extremely lucrative endorsements and licensing deals.

New Study: Attractive Males Have it Way Easier When Raising Startup Funding

According to a new study, businesses started by women receive less venture capital money than their male counterparts. Fiona Murray, who researches business innovation at MIT recently told NPR:

“Women-led businesses probably only receive between 5 and 10 percent of all the venture capital that’s allocated to startups in their very earliest in their growth phases.”