Since the age of 12, Mark has been a natural entrepreneur. Selling garbage bags door to door, the seed was planted early on for what would eventually become long-term success. Cuban is now an American billionaire businessman, investor, film producer, author, television personality, philanthropist, and serial entrepreneur. He is the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theaters, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of AXS TV. He is also a “shark” investor on ABC’s hit primetime television show Shark Tank. Cuban is also the author of the bestseller How To Win At The Sport of Business.
Ian is the founder and director of Spark Skill – an educational startup offering coding, design, and maker summer camps for tweens and teens. At just 16-years old, he is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in STEM and educational ventures, along with a passion for promoting youth engagement in coding, engineering and business development.
Shaan has always been an entrepreneur at heart. In elementary school, he sold Pokemon cards. In middle school, he sold music CDs. In high school, he made thousands off internet referrals. In college, he made tens of thousands selling used iPhones on eBay. After achieving a perfect-score on the SAT, Shaan found his real business: Prep Expert – a test-prep company offering SAT & ACT Prep classes in 20 cities and online. Shaan appeared on Shark Tank to pitch Prep Expert and closed an investment deal with Mark Cuban. Patel is also author of multiple bestselling SAT & ACT prep books.