Category Archives: In the News


Investor’s Business Daily: ‘Shark’ Robert Herjavec Secures A Place As An Entrepreneurial Icon

June 5, 2017 | In the News

Entrepreneur Robert Herjavec has seemed to be everywhere in the news in recent years. Co-starring in the Emmy Award-winning TV series “Shark Tank.” Mentoring startups like Tipsy Elves, Happy Feet and Drain Strain. Racing cars, running in marathons, and playing in celebrity golf tournaments. Gliding across the small screen in “Dancing With the Stars.” But what many don’t know is that his passion is cybersecurity, with his fast-growing global cybersecurity firm, Herjavec Group, keeping enterprise companies secure with products and services such as its highly-rated “24x7x365 Managed Security Services” and “Identity & Access Management,” which provide companies with expert IT…

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Create Your Stories: Doc Spartan

May 10, 2017 | In the News
After years of being on Shark Tank, I’ve seen many different types of people come through the tank. As a Shark, we’re not just investing in the business – we’re investing in the entrepreneur. We look for their passion, knowledge, preparation and charisma. In light of my newest book, You Don’t Have to Be a Shark I sat down to interview some of my favourite entrepreneurs. They each have their own unique stories of sacrifice, failure and accomplishment. What advice do they have for a new generation of people chasing their dreams? Read through our conversation below and get inspired to #CreateYourSuccess. When Dale and...
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Future of Business and Tech: Robert Herjavec Discusses How Cybersecurity Can Help Your Business Grow

April 27, 2017 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

In the age of the internet, a company’s commitment to protecting their customer’s information and improving cybersecurity is crucially important to building customer loyalty. We sat down with Robert Herjavec, founder and CEO of Herjavec Group, to discuss the intersection of cybersecurity and the customer experience. What role does cybersecurity play in building and maintaining customer’s loyalty? Robert Herjavec: Cybersecurity is integral in building and maintaining customer loyalty. When brand names are flashed across the headlines for being the latest victim of a cybersecurity breach, it’s hard to rebuild brand integrity and trust. Brands need to demonstrate a proactive approach to…

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Fortune: Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec: 5 Tips for Getting a Raise

April 6, 2017 | In the News

The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question, “How do you ask for a raise?” is written by Robert Herjavec, founder of Herjavec Group. Everyone wants a raise. But most people don’t know how to ask for it. It’s a conversation that makes us edgy. It’s awkward because you feel you have to negotiate your worth. The truth is: That’s exactly what you are doing. You have to own it! There are rare instances where your leader…

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Future of Business and Tech: Robert Herjavec Anticipates Protection for the Internet of Things

March 23, 2017 | In the News

Whether you’re reading on a laptop or snacking, eyes glued to the big screen, there are constant reminders that hackers are hiding in plain sight, waiting to prey on our valuable, private information. As businesses and civilians adopt the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT) seamlessly extends to our smart devices, cyber villains are finding ways to become an even more constant threat to everyday life. Cybersecurity pioneer, Robert Herjavec weighs in on the cross section of security and the IoT. When it comes to the Internet of Things, why is security such a hot topic? Robert Herjavec: IoT…

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CNBC: Self-made millionaire and ‘Shark Tank’ judge says this is the book every professional should read

March 14, 2017 | In the News

Robert Herjavec, self-made tech mogul and judge on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” is always reading at least one book at a time. Right now, he’s making his way through “Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency” — which details the rise of one of the biggest talent and sports agencies in the country — as well as a biography of actress Audrey Hepburn. “I’m very eclectic,” Herjavec tells CNBC in a video-call from Google’s Headquarters, where he was working with young entrepreneurs on an “Invent-athon” with Frito-Lay. Despite his wide-ranging tastes, the “Shark Tank” judge says there is one…

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Inc: How This ‘Shark Tank’ Investor Is Boosting Entrepreneurial Spirit–in Kids

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Robert Herjavec is hosting a contest he says is better than ‘Shark Tank’…because Kevin O’Leary won’t yell at participants. When Shark Tank host Robert Herjavec walks down the streets of New York City, he always gets approached by children. He says the eight, 10 or 12-year-olds are the ones who approach him to talk about their dreams. “They think that they can be anything,” says Herjavec, who along with his fellow celebrity investors, have made deals with children entrepreneurs on the show. “They think if they can dream it, they can invent it.” Herjavec partnered with Frito-Lay Variety Pack for Dreamvention, a contest for children over the age of…

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Venture Beat: Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec coaches kids to fuel entrepreneurial spirit

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We’re used to watching Shark Tank‘s Robert Herjavec cut deals with adult entrepreneurs on ABC. Now, the reality show star is turning his attention to school kids by partnering with PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay to launch a Dreamvention contest. Kids aged seven and up can submit their inventions by uploading an original drawing on the Dreamvention website — the deadline for entry is April 24. The winner, who will be announced in December, will receive a cash prize of $250,000. In addition, product development firm Mako Design + Invent will turn the winner’s idea into a prototype, thus paving the way for a lucky kid-trepreneur to start his or her own business….

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CNBC: ‘Shark Tank’ investor Robert Herjavec: 7 simple steps to protect yourself from hackers

February 28, 2017 | In the News

It’s tempting to deal with the threat of a hacker stealing your digital data by simply hoping, or assuming, it will never happen to you.  “People assume that they’re exempt from the risks of cybersecurity,” Robert Herjavec, founder and CEO of cybersecurity firm Herjavec Group, and a star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” tells CNBC. “Similarly, businesses assume it will never happen to them,” says Herjavec. “It will! Cybersecurity risk is everywhere and no matter the size of your business the data you process and ingest can be exploited for financial gain.”  Malicious or “black hat” hackers steal and then sell information….

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NYSE: An Interview with Robert Herjavec

January 18, 2017 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

Leading information security company, Herjavec Group, recently published its latest report, Cybersecurity Conversations for the C-Suite in 2017. Founder and CEO Robert Herjavec sat down with the New York Stock Exchange to discuss some of the findings of the report, the growing complexity of the cybersecurity landscape and the personal lessons that he learned from his father.  One of the key points of the report is that the number of channels and devices that businesses use is growing all the time. Can you talk about the security challenges this presents?There’s roughly 5.5 million new devices connected to the Internet every day, a…

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