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-- did business with friends and still remain friends and actually make money.
It was the star of the hit show shop tank.
Damon Jones on the joins us now -- festival.
On the success of that show you're not -- flat and congratulations.
On -- being such a successful investing yourself but he is my problem.
You must be crazy to go into business with friends or relatives it doesn't look.
You make business decisions based on friendship as opposed to based on efficiency and profit don't -- Yet that's.
That's not often shrill because you know what I when it is -- great friends but you know.
You really wanna going to business with strangers Amanda -- and enemies that may that may be even worse no I'd rather go into business with a bank.
That lends me money on Iraq -- -- -- because I've got a decent business plan or investors who lost interest in making a profit that's what I'm coming from.
Well what I tried that but you know what I got turned -- down my 27 banks until I end up getting with -- -- my friends and they showed me and we all collectively went out there we finally found the bank and I when they had that without the friends are you still friends.
Still friends still making money and we still love each other like Brothers instill hate each other at the same time it's all about being a family you can have it both what he's the future I guess you -- -- you -- benefit now I wanna talk you about this thing that -- -- his putting out here.
Because that's a contest I think amongst entrepreneur who has to win -- -- ball 100000.
Dollar prize tell me.
Was so so Miller Lite -- the future program is basically contests where.
Friends get together and they pitch against other groups of friends and -- it's -- -- such as myself.
And -- top prize is 250000.
All of this other prizes surrounded that comes up tool cool about 400000 dollars and this is a a -- why can't this -- giving -- always the chance to get funding.
And you know 250 -- not a lot of money guess what.
You don't have to give -- -- your company you don't have to pay back the banking you don't have to have a shark like me looking albeit shoulder if you win you an honest job.
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