Mark Cuban Makes Headlines with Austin Appearance

Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and an investor on the hit ABC television show Shark mark cuban mugTank, was in the news over the weekend for his appearance in Austin near the South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals.

Cuban was in Austin to appear at the Brand Innovators Summit sponsored by Dallas-based AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and other companies. Although he did talk technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, Cuban caused quite a stir on social media and in the press with his political commentary.

You can read what he had to say about two of the top presidential candidates.

Cuban is well known for his entrepreneurial ways, having backed numerous tech startups, including Cyber Dust.

And, while we’re reading about Mark Cuban, the Dallas Morning News also had a feature on the 28-year-old who coaches all of his consumer goods and services startups from Shark Tank.

Rachel Kuhr emailed Cuban two years ago after watching an episode of the television show and told him that he needed her expertise in product innovation and development. She sent Cuban her resume.

And, as they say, the rest is history.

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