Some of you StartupNation folks have already appeared on Shark Tank and you know the exposure (and possibly money) it can bring you.
Well, Shark Tank is back.
The producers of the ABC reality series are on a nationwide search to discover the next successful – and possibly wealthy – entrepreneurs, inventors, businesspersons, dreamers, promoters, creators and innovators. In each episode, budding entrepreneurs are given the unprecedented chance to make their business dreams come true.
Whether you are just an idea, a start up, or already operating successfully and looking to expand, if you feel you have a lucrative business/idea and could use financial backing then “Shark Tank” is just the show for you. Casting is looking for aspiring entrepreneurs who can pitch their breakthrough business concepts, products, properties and services to moguls in hopes of landing investment funds. If selected, five self-made, brilliant, but tough investors (the Sharks) could be willing to part with their own hard-earned cash and give you the funding you need to jumpstart your idea. But the Sharks aren’t just out to invest; they too have a goal — to own a piece of your next big idea. Who are the Sharks? Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, “infomercial” industry pioneer Kevin Harrington, technology innovator Robert Herjavec, fashion icon Daymond John, and financial expert Kevin O’Leary. And in season 2, successful businessman and comedian Jeff Foxworthy will join the panel for 3 episodes.
Your business idea should be top-notch and something the Sharks will really want to sink their teeth into and might even spark a bidding war between them. Who knows – you could be the fortunate entrepreneur who gets the Sharks to reveal the true level of their interest and bid up the price of your investment!
Apply now for your chance to enter the “Shark Tank” and see if your idea is good enough for a Shark investment. Email them at [email protected]. Be sure to include your name, age, contact info, a recent photo, and a brief description of your idea.
You can also apply by attending their Los Angeles Open Call. This is your opportunity to meet face to face with the Shark Tank Casting Teams so come prepared to wow and dazzle them with your product/business/idea. Be advised that security may check your bag and you are responsible for your own parking. They do not validate.
Any questions, call them at 310-244-3745.
LOS ANGELES OPEN CALL
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH
BEVERLY GARLAND’S HOLIDAY INN
4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM