The Real Deal Miami

Corcoran goes for BBQ

September 14, 2009 05:39PM

On this past weekend’s episode of “Shark Tank,” the weekly ABC reality show on which a panel of successful investors weigh proposals from entrepreneurs, Barbara Corcoran invested in a barbecue sauce company run by two politicians — after urging one of them to dress up in a pig suit to advertise the company, which features a pig on its sign. Corcoran chose not to invest in an energy bar company, an entrepreneur with an innovative way to make root beer floats and a start-up that makes sports bras.