An entrepreneur’s pitch on “Shark Tank” that supposedly calmed people down got judges Mark Cuban and Richard Branson into a heated exchange after the former called the contestant a “gold digger.”
The tense moment was on the premiere episode of the show’s Season 9, which aired on Sunday at ABC.
A few months into investment banking in New York, I stumbled on an idea and decided to quit my job to pursue it immediately. I wasn’t able to afford my rent anymore, so I moved in with my co-founders into a tiny apartment and we started our adventure.
It’s only been a year, but I’ve learned so much. That impulsive decision I made ended up being one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. For those of you that are thinking about doing a startup, I wanted to share my responses to the most popular questions I get asked from aspiring entrepreneurs: