ATK047: Sharks, Shark Tank and Creating Companies with Kickstarter

From the Shark Tank to starting a wearable tech company protecting ocean goers Brian Wynne is the fearless founder of SharkStopper, the sound based shark repellent. Check out today’s interview to uncover lessons of an experienced entrepreneur struggling to build a sustainable, eco-friendly ocean company.

The Sharkstopper Campaign

Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • Why some products take extremely long times in testing and development
  • How to get on Shark Tank and turn down the offer
  • The reason to keep trade secrets hidden from competition
  • How far inventors can take products before calling it quits
  • Why crowdfunding isn’t always the best avenue for startups
  • The way to live life and constantly innovate
  • When to take an invention back to the drawing board

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“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretsky


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Roy Morejon

Roy Morejon is the President of Enventys Partners, a leading product development, crowdfunding and ecommerce marketing agency in Charlotte, North Carolina, in charge of digital marketing strategy, client services, and agency growth.

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