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They never really tell you, but I think most of these deals fall apart after the show airs:

http://www.inc.com/erik-sherman/shark-tank-vc-handshake-deal...




It's not really a secret. Certainly not on the Canadian version of the show. That's a good thing though. It means that both the investors and the entrepreneurs have a chance to take a breather and make a more informed decision later.


Not saying you're wrong, but that article mentions one specific instance where the deal did not go through.


About 3 minutes into the podcast, Cuban says about 50% of his deals fall through after due-diligence.

http://insidetv.ew.com/2012/03/02/podcast-mark-cuban-shark-t...




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