June 29, 2015 by Walter Roberts

Mark Cuban: Only Morons Start a Business on a Loan

June 14 (Bloomberg) — Entrepreneur Mark Cuban discusses the U.S. Economy and starting a business with Trish Regan at the Clinton Global Initiative in Chicago on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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  1. Brogan Maclean
    November 16, 2014 - 11:20 pm

    ”99% of small businesses can start with next to no capital”, are you
    fucking kidding me?? Clearly this guy himself is a Moron and has way too
    high of a platform to actually impart productive advice to people. 99% of
    small businesses aren’t paper crafts that are sold around the neighborhood.
    He obviously doesn’t see that he was very lucky to earn big on his initial
    businesses that lead him to where he is today. He’s also very corrupt and
    has been caught using his wealth to do insider trading in the past. Effort,
    wit and stamina doesn’t mean you’re going to be successful at your venture
    and this idiot should know that. Like many other people that believe in Ayn
    Rand’s philosophy; this guy’s blaming the person entirely and not the
    environment around them. bahhhhh!!! 

  2. USA Clan
    December 12, 2014 - 4:22 am

    I guess I’m a moron for taking a 15 thousand dollar loan and turning into
    to a 6 digit business 

  3. jwpolar
    January 14, 2015 - 9:54 pm

    Mark Cuban started his first bar business on a $15,000 loan.

  4. kilaz lesliet
    February 24, 2015 - 6:50 am

    1 thing I realized in life. The poor complain and complain. Rich take
    actions. period. 

  5. Richard Alpert
    March 1, 2015 - 11:56 am

    Mark Cuban just admitted that he´s a moron. He started his first business
    on loan.

  6. Gabriel Hill
    March 26, 2015 - 2:36 am

    Business isn’t free..you can’t start with no money. I have to put my
    business plan together and look for partners that are going to provide the
    strength to push through and also have a long term vision with me and say
    hey..this is where we are now..this is what we have to offer for this type
    of person and why. What does the company stand for is another thing. There
    is a lot to it which I won’t even get into because it would take too
    long..but I am looking to get funded by investors. Mark can say this..but
    business is risky..and without risk it’s basically saying no to yourself.
    You need to at least give it your best shot.

  7. boojiemonster
    April 5, 2015 - 9:15 pm

    Professional douchebag.

  8. StoneBlueAirlines
    April 7, 2015 - 11:57 pm

    No loans but it’s hard work and planning. It can be done. 

  9. Elliot Stowe
    April 10, 2015 - 1:01 am

    He sounds like a guy that became successful but doesn’t wanna see the next
    guy win. His business is secure so he gives shitty advice so no one else
    with be successful as him. Piece of shit 

  10. Phil Fox
    April 18, 2015 - 12:00 am


  11. Grindahz Studio
    April 22, 2015 - 3:00 am

    He says dont take a loan to start your business but 2 of his fellow Sharks
    took loans to start their business – Kevin Oleary turned a $10,000 loan
    into a billion dollar business and Barbara turned a $1000 loan into a real
    estate empire…

  12. Minister of Propaganda
    May 2, 2015 - 3:38 pm

    What a moron. You need to take a risk and not live in fear of failure.
    There are so many factors of why businesses succeed or fail. Number one
    rule of business for years was “location location location” and unless your
    business is online that rule still applies.

  13. Love2The9s
    May 22, 2015 - 3:01 am

    You can toil all day and never get anywhere. Ask a black man, he’ll tell

  14. Marcus Hill
    May 22, 2015 - 6:53 am

    “If you’re starting a business and you take out a loan, you’re a moron”
    WTF, it takes money to make money you rich idiot

  15. gomojo107
    May 29, 2015 - 12:52 am

    Mark Cuban has such a troll face.

  16. Zoran Simovic
    May 29, 2015 - 10:58 pm

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  17. Anna Ciavarella
    June 5, 2015 - 4:56 pm

    that woman is so hot!!!

  18. Fabi A.
    June 10, 2015 - 6:00 am

    Trump did so is he a moron? 

  19. Think
    June 14, 2015 - 7:58 am

    Yet he started with a 15k loan. He also got a loan for 5k as a teen on
    another business venture

  20. Caroline Lincoln
    June 20, 2015 - 2:45 pm

    Fuck this covert racist wetback.

  21. Mark Jones
    June 23, 2015 - 7:14 am

    99% of small Business you can start from next to no Capitol?!?!?! LIES!

  22. erik w
    June 23, 2015 - 3:39 pm

    These idiots commenting trying to prove mark is contradicting himself are
    hilarious. This is why your broke because you think you are smarter than
    you actuallt are. instead of listening and comprehending what he is saying
    your talking about his first loan lol. Stop trying to br right all the time
    and get to work. You jealous bums

  23. derockn00
    June 27, 2015 - 4:38 pm

    The funny thing is that within just a small amount of time from when this
    interview took place, little did people know, Live is arriving to the
    internet as well. Youtube live, twitch tv… etc.

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