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First-ever Malaysian to score deal on Shark Tank grew up poor, nearly died, and then built a US$7.5 million company

She was given a 50:50 chance of survival after being diagnosed with toxic shock syndrome.

‘Shark Tank’ judge Kevin O’Leary involved in Ontario boating crash that left 2 dead

O'Leary confirmed that he was involved in the crash in a statement to TMZ, which broke the story Tuesday.
The producers took pity on her. Nicki Radzely pictured.

An entrepreneur who landed a $250,000 offer on ‘Shark Tank’ was thrilled when a Shark said her company ‘sucks’ and questioned ...

When she appeared on "Shark Tank" pitching the Pop Pacifier, Nicki Radzely, a cofounder of Doddle & Co., was told her company "sucks" by Daymond John. She's glad he said that — and she went on to win $250,000 from Kevin O'Leary.
"Things really go wrong when you forget what you're trying to say and you slip up," said Vibes founder Jack Mann, pictured.

A startup founder who turned down $100,000 for his 3-month-old startup on ‘Shark Tank’ says he doesn’t regret it one bit

On an episode of "Shark Tank," Jack Mann, the founder of earplug company Vibes, turned down a $100,000 offer from Kevin O'Leary. Today, he doesn't regret the decision at all, and Vibes reached $2 million in sales in 2017.
"Things really go wrong when you forget what you're trying to say and you slip up," said Vibes founder Jack Mann, pictured.

An entrepreneur who went on ‘Shark Tank’ to pitch his 3-month-old startup in front of a national audience relied on an unusual memory tech...

On the "Shark Tank" stage, Vibes founder Jack Mann used a memory technique that involved associating keywords with images to remember his pitch. Ultimately, he received a $100,000 offer from Kevin O'Leary — and turned it down.
"You have to remind yourself that it's a television show." Randy Goldberg (left) and David Heath pictured.

The ‘Shark Tank’ founders who were called ‘sock cockroaches’ on national TV before landing a $200,000 deal have become one of ...

When the founders of sock company Bombas appeared on "Shark Tank," they didn't take the investors' insults personally. Instead, they knew it was all in the name of good TV. Ultimately, they landed a deal with Daymond John.
Wombi Rose, cofounder of Lovepop, on a 2015 episode of "Shark Tank."

A ‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur who won $300,000 realized previous contestants were doomed by the same type of question

Wombi Rose, a cofounder of LovePop, successfully earned an investment deal on "Shark Tank" in 2015. He spoke with Business Insider about how he and his business partner prepared for their big pitch, and his advice is relevant for any budding entrepreneur.
John and his fellow Sharks Barbara Corcoran and Kevin O'Leary.

3 of the 6 ‘Shark Tank’ investors are dyslexic — and they credit it for their success as entrepreneurs

"Shark Tank" sharks Daymond John, Barbara Corcoran, and Kevin O'Leary are all dyslexic, but consider it an advantage in business.

‘Shark Tank’ investor Kevin O’Leary has a theory about why companies run by women make him the most money

Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary explained why he thinks the women-led companies in his portfolio consistently bring him more returns.

‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary drops out of Canadian Conservative Party leadership race

O'Leary said he didn't have a path to beat Justin Trudeau in the election.