ABC’s hit show Shark Tank puts entrepreneurs’ business ideas to the test, giving them the chance to turn their startup dreams into reality. The show invites contestants to pitch their concepts to five “sharks” — wealthy angel investors — who then evaluate the companies and determine whether they’re worth investing in.
Now in its third season, Shark Tank has provided a number of young entrepreneurs with the capital they need to launch or expand their businesses. But what happens after the episodes aired? Snagging investors was only the beginning. For a story for Entrepreneur.com, I spoke with three young treps who dished on their experience with the show and how their businesses are faring in the real world. Click here to read the piece.