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Shark Tank

Robert Herjavec

On the way to his personal fortune of over $100 million, Robert Herjavec has built and sold multiple businesses. A first-generation Yugoslavian immigrant, he arrived in North America at age eight, with one suitcase, $20 in cash and no understanding of English. But he built on his unlimited dreams, and he came to personify a classic rags-to-riches immigrant story.

A serial entrepreneur, Herjavec built numerous companies, selling his computer security firm to AT&T and a Silicon Valley-based technology business to Nokia for $225 million.

In 2003 Herjavec launched The Herjavec Group, acknowledged as one of North America's largest IT security providers. Within a few short years, he built the firm from a staff of three and $400,000 in annual sales to almost 200 employees and more than $125 million. His best-selling memoir, aptly titled "Driven," allowed him to add "bestselling author" to his impressive resume.

You can follow Herjavec on Twitter @robertherjavec.

Shark Tank

Meet the Sharks

  • Mark is the highly successful entrepreneur and investor who founded HDNet, Broadcast.com and MicroSolutions.

  • Barbara Corcoran parlayed a $1,000 loan into a five-billion-dollar real estate business.

  • Lori Greiner started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand.

Show Times

Tuesdays 8p & 9p ET

Upcoming Episodes

Tuesday, August 26 at 8p | 11p ET
NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton joins an entrepreneur in a pitch for his unique water bottle. Other pitches include an online business that can help people plan their own funeral, and a website site offering users real VIP access at the hottest nightlife events. Also, a follow-up story with Origaudio.

Tuesday, August 26 at 9p | 12a ET
An entrepreneur pitches a fragrance that claims to capture the scent of money, a woman brings in her luxury brand of soap and a man is overcome with emotion when it comes to his guitar learning system. Also, a “Mr. Mom” hopes his blue jean accessories spark an interest, and an update with Original Shrimp Burger.