Shark Tank's Mark Cuban Reveals the Best Business to Get Into Today

The billionaire owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks is worth listening to when it comes to entrepreneurship.

As a repeat entrepreneur, Mark Cuban knows a thing or two about how to start a business from the ground up. His first company, MicroSolutions, a software distributor, grew to $30 million in revenue before he sold it in 1990. Nine years later, he sold his next business,, an Internet broadcast company, to Yahoo for a reported $5.7 billion in Yahoo stock. In 2000, Cuban bought a majority stake in the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks franchise. Along with business partner Todd Wagner, Cuban also co-owns the Landmark Theatres cinema chain, the film distribution company Magnolia Pictures, and the cable television network AXS TV. His estimated net worth is $3 billion, according to Forbes.

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Andrea Browne Taylor
Contributing Editor

Browne Taylor joined Kiplinger in 2011 and was a channel editor for covering living and family finance topics. She previously worked at the Washington Post as a Web producer in the Style section and prior to that covered the Jobs, Cars and Real Estate sections. She earned a BA in journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She is Director of Member Services, at the National Association of Home Builders.