Catching up with ... Tim Talley.

Author:Brown, Carolyn M.

Tim Talley went on ABC's Shark Tank two years ago and accepted a $200,000 investment for a 35% equity stake in his Rochester, New York-based company, U-Laces, from billionaire Mark Cuban. U-Laces was featured In the October 2014 issue of black enterprise with revenues topping $1 million, compared to $190,000 in 2013. Since then, Target and 7-Eleven made room on their shelves for the elasticized customizable shoelaces that transform sneakers into a slip-on shoe. There are 387 trillion possible color combinations...

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