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Acing Shark Tank

by Larry Chiang on February 14, 2014

By Larry Chiang
Selling an investor requires specific “homework”, techniques, and strategies.
Homework that works well INCLUDES:
/1/ taking notes on a moleskin.
Just like a clipboard makes you look official when you’re wrangling, a moleskin looks great when your melding minds with the investor mentors.
Write. Down. Specifics.
Ask for specifics and write down intros. These investors have a great Rolodex that helps with DISTRIBUTION.
For example…

Mark Cuban (@mcuban)
Hanging w “the rookie shark” and great guy and great shark Steve Tisch #SharkTank

/2/ email intros to Steve Tisch / Mark Cuban

To help you out, I’ll facilitate your homework and do an email intro after you show me homework you’ve done including….
Notes I’ve taken on pitches:

It’s under my name and #SharkTank hashtag. Together.

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
U a kid who watches #SharkTank? Take stuff that Mark Cuban says and marry it to what Mr Cuban blog. And it!
i.e. http bitly mcuban711

There are seven other hashtags in the video:
Hope that starts you off. Err, you’re welcome. You’re welcome for my helping you ace Shark Tank
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