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411th Jun 2012Canadians, Income, Success, ,

Fantastic article from INC magazine.

Great to see such success.

Shark Tank’s Accidental Entrepreneur: Robert Herjavec

This CEO sold his last company to Nokia for $225 million. Now he’s aiming for a billion-dollar business. Here’s how Robert Herjavec went from penniless Canadian immigrant to Ferrari-racing celebrity.

If you recognize this man, it’s likely from the TV show Shark Tank, on which he analyzes and invests in companies alongside real-estate agency entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran, HDNet owner Mark Cuban, and branding expert Daymond John. But Robert Herjavec isn’t just an on-air personality; he’s also a serial entrepreneur who founded and runs the fastest-growing technology company in Canada. Herjavec—whose family arrived in Halifax after escaping the former Yugoslavia when he was 8—is a master of exits. He sold his first venture to AT&T; his second was purchased by Nokia for $225 million. And to think: He didn’t even want to be an entrepreneur. Inc.’s Christine Lagorio spoke with Herjavec about his unique entrepreneurial path, his investment strategy, and his recent cameo on a celebrity gossip show.

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