Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Throughout its nine seasons, the show "Shark Tank" has averaged four to nine million viewers. It's the biggest public platform that an entrepreneur could hope for, and just a minute pitch on the show can translate to huge sales.
Household names like the Scrub Daddy and Tipsy Elves all got their start after successfully striking deals on the show, but even companies that walked away without deals have done well, if not better than companies that did. The founders of these companies took their "Shark Tank" rejections in stride, using them as learning lessons to nonetheless make millions in sales.
Money from the judges would've been nice, but it turns out the national exposure can be just as valuable.
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Both O'Leary and Cuban say they're happy for Siminoff, and hope he inspires future generations to be ambitious and entrepreneurial. Cuban tweeted, "Congrats Jamie!!! Always a beautiful thing when an entrepreneur succeeds.
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They Were Rejected On Shark Tank And Today Are Making Millions
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