Why Billionaire Mark Cuban Invested in an Afghan Saffron Start-up Run By Veterans on ‘Shark Tank’
Mark Cuban is a Dallas-based tech entrepreneur who is obsessed with basketball, so a Chicago-based start-up selling saffron produced in Afghanistan may seem outside his investment sweet spot. Yet the billionaire made a deal with precisely that on a “Shark Tank” episode that aired Friday. And, he did so despite some pretty aggressive criticism of from other Shark investors. Read more here.