Daymond John | Founder of FUBU and Star of ABC’s “Shark Tank”

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Daymond John is the founder of FUBU, a hip-hop apparel company and pioneer of the streetwear industry, that he started in 1992 with his three friends from Queens, NY. He’s also the star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” where he’s spent the last 11 years investing in and advising countless startups and entrepreneurs.

In this episode, we spoke with Daymond about his upbringing and what he was like as a kid, some of his formative experiences and entrepreneurial ventures that shaped who he is today, the origin story of FUBU along with its successes and failures, how he ended up on Shark Tank and what most people may not know about the show, and much more.

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