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Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran scored in an investment (Daisy Cakes)that I didn’t think she should make. I was wrong and she’s done well, and I’ve done well too! I wrote about that investment in my personal blog, making it one of the most popular blog posts I have ever done. Every time that episode of Shark Tank comes on, the numbers on that post go through the roof and I make money. Thanks Barbara.

Barbara didn’t get good grades in school, it seems that she wanted to get on with her life, we have that in common. She was a D student, and I was a D- student, still we graduated.

Barbara Corcoran Starts with $1,000

She started out by borrowing $1,000 to start The Corcoran Group and turned it into a business that she sold in 2001 for $66 Million dollars according to her website. She’s an expert in Real Estate and is on several media outlets. She’s been on all three seasons of Shark Tank and for some reason is being criticized for not being real active on the deals this year. I think we need to wait a little bit and she’s going to invest in a surprising deal.

According to her website, she’s bought into 11 deals. Given the type of deals, I’m betting that she’s actually completed more deals than the other Sharks, but I don’t have the data to back that up, it’s just a hunch.

Books by Barbara Corcoran

  • Shark Tales – How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business
  • If You Dont Have Big Breasts Put Ribbons on Your Pigtails
  • Other Lessons I Learned from My Mom
  • Nextville Amazing Places to Live the Rest of Your Life.

Media Updates for Barbara Corcoran


  1. Madeline M. Raylman says

    Dear Barbara,
    You are my favorite Shark. You always sound like the voice of reason to me and to all the people who present their ideas to you.
    I have one question….I love the necklace and earrings that you wear in different colors. What are they made of and where can I buy them? They look wonderful on you.
    Many thanks for all the fun hours you have given our family on Shark Tank.

  2. Sheila Walker says

    I watch all the time and have ordered a number of products due to your involvement and have been very pleased except for one. I have contacted the company, with no response. I am trying to resolve a situation but since the only contact is by email, which has been done 3 times so far, I am not pleased. I still however use a few of your other companies and have been very pleased. Keep up the good work and I’ll be watching.

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