Dragons’ Den

Articles and news on the entrepreneurs featured on the BBC show Dragons’ Den.


8 essential business lessons from Steven Bartlett

We share eight key lessons from Dragons' Den star, Steven Bartlett, that will help you in running your small business


Dragons’ Den: Steven’s ultimatum, S19, Ep 14

Caffeine chews for energy, a moveable webcam and diverse Christmas fairies were the propositions thrown to our snarling dragons this week


Who was the thriftiest dragon in this series of Dragons’ Den?

As another series of Dragons’ Den comes to an end, who splashed the most cash, and which dragon hoarded the most gold?


Dragons’ Den – sharing is caring, S19, Ep 13

It was a family-themed show tonight, featuring… references to Las Vegas and an “immature” brand name


Dragons’ Den: our dragons lock horns – S19, Ep12

A plant-based cocktail brand, post-surgery luxury lingerie, and a blast from the past returns to the den


Dragons’ Den: Smell the coffee, S19, Ep 11

Sustainability was the recurring word this week – would the dragons invest in an ethically sourced coffee and rented clothing app?


Dragons’ Den: Taste the money, S19, ep10

There was an eclectic mix of propositions this week with mystery puzzles, self-heating desks and fresh chocolate

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10 things to learn about business from Steven Bartlett

Dragon Steven Bartlett shares 10 insights into being an entrepreneur in a remarkably frank interview with footballer Alex Scott at today’s QuickBooks Connect virtual event


Dragons’ Den: Safe as houses? – S19, ep 9

There was a wine to make you more ‘relaxed’ this week, but it was a skincare range for toddlers which got the dragons hungry to invest


Dragons’ Den: dragons horde their gold – S19, ep 8

The dragons kept their scaly claws around their gold this week, despite being offered stakes in Prohibition-style bootleg moonshine, vegan watchstraps and a booking site for dog-friendly hospitality


Dragons’ Den: What’s up with Touker’s shirt? – ep7

Tonight’s episode served up cold coffee, an indoor cycling rocker and a charitable donation app. But which pitch had all five dragons baying for blood?


Dragons’ Den: Touker gets all huffy – S19 ep6

Touker Suleyman managed to have spats with two other dragons this week in what was a very babyish episode

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience