Live in the Lab with Keith Bilous
Live in the Lab with Keith Bilous
Inside the Shark Tank with Inventor Anthony Franco

Inside the Shark Tank with Inventor Anthony Franco

Keith talks with entrepreneur Anthony Franco about his experience pitching on Shark Tank, securing a deal with Mr. Wonderful, and building the business after the cameras stop rolling.

They discuss:

  • The reality behind the scenes of Shark Tank- getting cast and building a persona

  • Signing the deal is just the beginning - his 15 month diligence process

  • Structuring a deal to meet a shark's expected returns, not a traditional investor's

  • Why manufacturing consumer products is still an old-school sales hustle

  • The importance of distribution and "digital shelf space" to drive sales

  • Tuning out the noise and focusing your kids on their own passions

  • Healthy skepticism in an era of misinformation and "content inundation"

  • The risks of self-censorship and responsibility to hear opposing views

  • Anthony provides an authentic look at the highs and lows of entrepreneurship. From zero to Shark Tank and beyond, he's focused on building dreams his own way. Tune in for an insightful chat with no BS!

Title: Are We Living in the Last True Election?

Description: Our guest provides a thoughtful non-partisan take on the proliferation of misinformation threatening democracy. He observes even his younger employees tuning out politics because truth feels unattainable. With AI gaining abilities to generate fake media, he worries about what future elections may look like. But he emphasizes our responsibility as citizens to verify information, hear opposing views, and make informed decisions. An important discussion on preserving integrity.

Title: Introvert on Shark Tank? The Reality Behind the Persona

Description: How does an introvert end up stealing the show on Shark Tank? Our guest shares how he prepared extensively and focused on authenticity over persona. He breaks down the real definitions of introvert vs extrovert. Though public speaking energizes him, he needs alone time to recharge his social batteries. An insightful chat about playing to your strengths while still being yourself

Live in the Lab with Keith Bilous
Live in the Lab with Keith Bilous
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