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‘Shark Tank’ creator hears entrepreneurs pitch products

LOS ANGELES — A “shark” was spotted near downtown Los Angeles Aug. 10, listening to business owners with dreams of striking it rich. Billionaire investor and FUBU clothing line creator Daymond John heard live pitches from entrepreneurs just like he does on the hit TV show “Shark Tank,” which features John and several other ultra-wealthy Read More…

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Fashion designer comes up with timely clothing line

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — On July 8, one day after the deadly police shootings in Dallas, Texas, fashion designer and entrepreneur Michael Jones found himself held at gunpoint by police officers. Jones, 31, was wrapping up the filming of a promotional video for his “Is this what it has come to?” campaign. The campaign features Read More…