Kevin O’Leary: Shark, Dragon, Dad

Posted February 10, 2014 in News & Press

Whether he’s in the tank or the den, Kevin O’Leary is hard on wannabe entrepreneurs. So it may come as no surprise to see his stance on parenting is all about tough love.

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Kevin O’Leary Answers Your Questions

Posted January 31, 2014 in News & Press

Blunt, colourful and outspoken, Kevin O’Leary has become the Don Cherry of Canadian business. The entrepreneur, author and TV fixture (Dragons’ Den in Canada, Shark Tank in the U.S.) was in town this week and sat down with The Gazette to answer a series of questions submitted by readers. Here’s an edited transcript of that conversation.

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Shark Tank Kevin O’Leary Jams with Dan Richards of One Direction at AMA’s

Posted November 29, 2013 in News & Press

Of course there were a ton of artists walking the red carpet at the 2013 American Music Awards, but not many actually made music as they made their way to the ceremony.

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Dragons’ Den Contest Gives Students a Cash Start

Posted November 14, 2013 in News & Press

It took just 16 months of working at a Tim Hortons for Calgary high school student Rami Ghanem to come up with an award-winning idea for efficiency. Thanks to a $5,000 cheque from Dragons’ Den heavyweight Kevin O’Leary, Ghanem’s idea for a modern method of employee check-in may soon appear in fast food franchises everywhere.

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Future Dragon #1: Rami Ghanem!

Posted November 13, 2013 in News & Press

Dragons’ Den and Kevin O’Leary are happy to announce our first Future Dragon Fund winner: Rami Ghanem! Kevin met Rami today in Calgary to give him his cheque.

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The 3 Biggest Money Mistakes Couples Make

Posted November 12, 2013 in News & Press

He teaches money management to audiences old and young, backing up no-nonsense principles with years of experience. We could be saving ourselves from so much grief, frustration and stress if we only did a few key things differently, he said in an interview.

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Noteable: The Kevin O’Leary You Don’t Know

Posted October 10, 2013 in News & Press

Despite his hardnosed and intimidating reputation on CBC’s Dragons’ Den, Kevin O’Leary was warm and welcoming on Tuesday for the launch of his first-ever photo exhibit, Kevin O’Leary: 40 Years of Photography, at First Canadian Place in Toronto. Unbeknownst to us, the entrepreneur, investor and outspoken TV personality has an eye for photography, and has tens of thousands of photographs from dozens of countries, spanning multiple decades.

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Boston Magazine Q&A: Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary

Posted October 10, 2013 in News & Press

It turns out Mr. Wonderful lives on Marlborough Street. The ‘meanest’ shark on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank talks venture investing, the Patriots, and why Boston is his favorite place to call home.

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Future Dragon Fund Contest Awards $50,000 to Canadian Teens!

Posted October 10, 2013 in News & Press

DRAGONS’ DEN star and entrepreneur Kevin O’Leary is on the hunt for the next generation of “Dragons.” The Future Dragon Fund Contest, will award 10 ambitious grade 11 and 12 students who show promise as current or future entrepreneurs. Each successful student will each be awarded $5,000 to fund and pursue entrepreneurial projects of their choice.

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Kevin O’Leary Does Capitalism as Charity

Posted October 10, 2013 in News & Press

The combative CBC icon’s new photo show spotlights the contradictions inherent in the act of altruism

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