About Barbara

Barbara Corcoran’s credentials include straight D’s in high school and college and twenty jobs by the time she turned twenty-three. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country when she took a $1000 loan to start The Corcoran Group.

As one of the “Sharks” on ABC’s hit TV show, SHARK TANK, Barbara has ponied up her own money and invested in twenty-two businesses, competing to make those deals for all to see, then shepherding them to success.

Her newest book, SHARK TALES, takes you behind the scenes of her life and business and her ‘seen on TV’ venture capitalism. Barbara is famously brash and blunt, bold and courageous, and a brilliant identifier of opportunity and talent (often invisible to others).

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Summer is right around the corner and remember the best time to get ahead is when your competition is asleep at the wheel! Stick to your goals. It's always worth it! #WednesdayWisdom
Hot off the press! My fellow Shark @robert_herjavec wrote a great new book full of advice on one of my favorite topics - sales! We had a blast celebrating, can you tell?👏👏👏
Happy birthday, Max - the most easy-going dog in the world! He turns 18 today (that's 126 in dog years!)