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Barbara Corcoran’s credits include straight D’s in high school and college and 20 jobs by the time sheturned 23. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in thecountry: She borrowed $1,000 and quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in NewYork City. Over the next 25 years Barbara would parlay that $1,000 loan into a $5 billion real estatebusiness, building the largest and best-known brand in the business.
Corcoran is the author of the best seller “Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion DollarBusiness!"
Corcoran is a motivational and inspirational speaker. She is a frequent small business and real estatecontributor on every major network. Corcoran has been an investor/Shark for the past nine seasons onABC’s four-time Emmy award winning show, Shark Tank. Follow Barbara on Twitter and Instagram@BarbaraCorcoran.