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One of the stars of ABC's Shark Tank took to the stage at BGSU on Friday.

Daymond John gives brutal truth to aspiring entrepreneurs every week on Shark Tank. He made his money designing the FUBU clothing line.

He gave advice to a few hundred students from the BGSU business school. His seminar was part of a week-long event highlight what it takes to start a new business.

There was a campus-wide competition called hatch where students compete for investment ideas with a business idea.

John says he can decide pretty quickly if an idea will work. "When someone can relay the message really quickly...you also feel they're a problem solver also you feel they have some history in the business and they have more mistakes than successes. So you know that they know what's bad. And you also feel that they have drive and you also feel that the product they have is scalable. You can put that all literally in 30 seconds."

 

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