Lori Greiner

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  • Shark on ABC’s 'Shark Tank'
  • Prolific Inventor, Entrepreneur, Producer and Humanitarian
  • Known as "The Warm-Blooded Shark" and "The Shark with a Heart"
  • International Bestselling Author of 'Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!'



Lori started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand. She is well known as a self-made inventor, entrepreneur who created and marketed over 1,000 products, holds 120 US and international patents and has a 90% success rate for new items launched. She is recognized as one of the most prolific inventors of retail products of our time.

She’s a leading Shark on ABC’s 4x Emmy Award-winning entrepreneurial business show, Shark Tank, where she invests in companies and helps turn people’s dreams into a reality. Several of her investments are the highest success stories on Shark Tank to date, having the top 10 out of the top 20.

She’s well known for her impeccable negotiating skills and uncanny ability to know, identify and launch emerging brands.

At the heart of Lori’s own success is a combination of talent, hard work and perseverance. She is a strong role model for women of all ages and was honored with the Sherry Lansing 'Woman of the Year' Award and by the Paley Center as an Important Woman in Television.

Lori's international bestseller Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! is a step-by-step guide on how to turn an idea into a million-dollar reality.

 

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Lori’s ‘yes you can’ message and relatable stories engaged more than 1,800 women at our business banking events.

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Lori Greiner
  • Adobe
  • Verizon
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Newell Rubbermaid
  • LPL Financial
  • WellBiz Brands
  • Atlas
  • Allergan
  • Venture Atlanta
  • Chase for Business
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How to Swim with the Sharks

As one of the entrepreneurial investors and advisors on ABC's Shark Tank, Lori Greiner shares lessons learned from her years as a highly-successful inventor and business woman.  In her speeches she inspires audiences to set ambitious goals, put in the hard work to turn them into reality, and develop ...

As one of the entrepreneurial investors and advisors on ABC's Shark Tank, Lori Greiner shares lessons learned from her years as a highly-successful inventor and business woman.  In her speeches she inspires audiences to set ambitious goals, put in the hard work to turn them into reality, and develop an entrepreneurial mindset.  She is a dynamo who electrifies every room she's in, and brings buzz to every event.

You Can Make Anything Happen!

Covering her personal journey through words of wisdom, funny anecdotes, and poignant commentary about the world of business, Lori Greiner’s speech seeks to inspire her audience to follow in her footsteps and be successful in their own lives. ...

Covering her personal journey through words of wisdom, funny anecdotes, and poignant commentary about the world of business, Lori Greiner’s speech seeks to inspire her audience to follow in her footsteps and be successful in their own lives.

Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!

Drawing on the razor-sharp insights and practical, insider’s advice found in her bestselling book Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! Lori Greiner provides a real nuts-and-bolts look at how to bring an idea to profitable fruition. Chock-full of inspiring anecdotes and concrete takeaways, Lori’s speech will ...

Drawing on the razor-sharp insights and practical, insider’s advice found in her bestselling book Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! Lori Greiner provides a real nuts-and-bolts look at how to bring an idea to profitable fruition. Chock-full of inspiring anecdotes and concrete takeaways, Lori’s speech will leave audiences emboldened to think like an innovative entrepreneur and prepared to make their business a smashing success.

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<p><strong>Lori on <em>Ellen</em></strong></p>

Lori on Ellen

Shark Tank star LORI GREINER has invested in products that collectively have over a billion dollars in retail sales, and she revealed to Ellen how she decides what to Invest in on Shark Tank. She also explained how she first became an inventor and shared one of the most successful products she's recently invested in on Shark Tank.

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<p>VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING: Lori Greiner provides business advice and inspiration </p>

VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING: Lori Greiner provides business advice and inspiration 

LORI GREINER started a super light, positive and inspirational Instagram LIVE series called “Bed Talks with Lori.” Just a casual conversation amongst friends to uplift, encourage & help take people's minds away from these crazy times!

She started it in the Spring of 2020 to bring levity and fun to people when Covid began. Talking live from everyone’s most comfortable but never seen or shared room, she takes a fun peek inside a whole different world in the most relaxed, organic and intimate way – from Bed! Lori’s friends are quite diverse – and each Instagram Live she invites one in for: Talking, laughing, sharing, caring all from her and her guests bedrooms. She’s had on a variety of fun and inspirational people – including: Jennifer Garner, Tiffany Haddish, Joe Gatto, Jay Leno, Whitney Cummings, Kenan Thompson, Kesha, Whoopi, Olivia Munn, Adam Scott, Guy Fieri, Sal Vulcano, Ree Drummond and Julianne Hough to name a few.

<p>Lori Greiner brings her business savvy to every engagement</p>

Lori Greiner brings her business savvy to every engagement

A prolific and successful entrepreneur and inventor, LORI GREINER started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand. To date she has created over 1,000 products and secured over 120 U.S. and international patents. Heralded for her tremendous business savvy, Lori is known for her uncanny ability to instantly tell if a product is a “hero or a zero”-- as her 90% success rate on new items launched attests to. Known as the star "warm-blooded" Shark on Shark Tank, the four-time Emmy-winning entrepreneurial business show on ABC, Lori has been behind some of the show's most iconic and successful brands including Scrub Daddy, the now ubiquitous smiley-faced sponge, and the Simply Fit Board. Before Lori stepped in, Scrub Daddy was struggling to make $100,00 over 18 months. After her involvement, it became one of Shark Tank's most successful products to date, with over $500 million in retail sales. Lori helped the Simply Fit Board achieve an even more meteoric rise, with $1.7 million in sales in just the first 48 hours.  In Lori's substantive and engaging presentations, she brings her remarkable story and wide-ranging business experience to life, leaving audiences emboldened to think like an innovative entrepreneur and with the tools they need to take their brand to the next level. She's been sought-out to speak everywhere from IBM and Paypal, to Chase and the National Candy Association-- and receives rave reviews such as the following every time: "We were fortunate to have Lori Greiner as our closing keynote speaker... The room was filled to capacity... Many conferences lose half of their attendees before the conference concludes. Everyone stuck around to hear Lori Greiner. She offered an enlightening talk about how she got started...What a wonderful day!" (Venture Atlanta)

<p>Lori Greiner's bestseller is the must-read guide to business success</p>

Lori Greiner's bestseller is the must-read guide to business success

Wildly popular and filled with practical, insider's advice, LORI GREINER's Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! is a national bestseller that topped both Amazon's and Wall Street Journal's Best Business Book lists. A real nuts-and-bolts look at how to bring an idea to profitable fruition, Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! has inspired countless business advice articles, as no one is more qualified to discuss the myriad success and failures involved with launching a new product. Having started her career with the invention of a sole earring holder in 1997, Lori has brought 1,000 products to market, creating a multi-million dollar family of businesses. The ovations for the book speak for themselves: “I am used to dealing with Mavericks and Lori fits the bill! Lori Greiner’s insightful and practical book, Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! should be on the required reading list for anyone who wants to take an idea and turn it into a real business" (Mark Cuban); “Inventors, look no further—Lori Greiner’s book has it all. It’s fast, it’s fun to read, and it’s packed with all the information you need to turn your big idea into a huge success” (New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO, Vaynermedia).

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Entrepreneur

Lori is a star Shark on the 4x Emmy Award-winning and 6x Critic’s Choice Award winning show, Shark Tank. Shark Tank is a hit entrepreneurial business show, on ABC, where she invests in companies and helps turn people’s dreams into a reality.

Her accomplishments come from her sharp instincts and strong business sense. Well known for telling instantly if a product is a “hero or a zero”, she has a 90% success rate on new items launched.

She is hands-on in all facets of taking a product from concept to creation, to market within months in lightning speed. She oversees the legal and patent processes, and has driven her business to the success it has achieved.

She’s also well known for her impeccable negotiating skills and her uncanny ability to know and identify emerging brands and people and invest in them. She has helped many budding entrepreneurs turn their ideas into hit products and has 10 of the top 20 most successful companies on Shark Tank to date.

Inventor

Well known as one of the most prolific inventors of retail products of our time, Lori started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand. She has created & marketed over 1,000 successful products and holds 120 US and International patents.

She is known for creating a diversity of products that help make people’s lives easier, whether it be must have clever and unique organizers for the home, kitchen gadgets, tech and travel solutions or the most popular jewelry and cosmetic organizers of all time. Lori’s products are enjoyed by men and women alike.

Her inspiration comes from her passion to bring happiness to people by making their everyday lives easier and always striving to do that at an affordable price, so that her products could be enjoyed by all.

Producer

Throughout her career, Lori has always been a maverick.

Having written, produced, directed and edited hundreds of videos and written scripted works – she became expert at how to grab someone’s attention visually within seconds.

She started her new production company Good Place Entertainment to continue with passion projects and expand her talents in the film, video and television arenas. Exciting things to come!

Humanitarian

A great believer that, “if you are lucky enough to be successful, you have a responsibility to give back”, Lori is well known for giving back to the community. She and her company annually donate a substantial amount of their profits to a diverse variety of charities.

From sponsoring full ride 4 year scholarships to college for underprivileged women, programs to uplift and encourage our youth, or supporting first responders and health care workers and everyday heroes to name a few. Many of her most gratifying moments have come when she has been able to help budding entrepreneurs achieve the same success she feels lucky enough to have enjoyed.

A strong role model and true inspiration to so many, she was honored with the Sherry Lansing ‘Woman of the Year’ Award and by the Paley Center as an Important Woman in Television.

Lori’s Book: Invent it! Sell it! Bank it!

Do you want to . . .

• Become your own boss
• Make your first million
• Achieve financial freedom?

Lori will show you how!

In an effort to “pay it forward,” Lori wrote her first book, Invent It, Sell It, Bank It (Random House, 2014). A National Best Seller, was named one of the top 10 business books by Amazon.com, and made Wall Street Journal’s top business books of 2014.

Invent It, Sell It, Bank It is a hands-on, nuts and bolts, step-by-step guide on how to turn an idea into a million dollar reality. This book shows you how to take your idea from concept to prototype, market research to manufacturing, patents and trademarks, retail & TV sales, funding & more! Another part of the book’s tremendous popularity are the personal stories Lori shares and exclusive behind-the-scenes about her journey.

Follow Greiner on Instagram: @LoriGreinerShark; TikTok: @LoriGreiner; Facebook: @LoriGreinerShark; and Twitter: @LoriGreiner.