Dragons’ Den

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


Dragons’ Den ‘dumbs down business’

Small firms feel shows like Dragons' Den and The Apprentice dumb down the public perception of businesspeople.

Business management

Sleeping giant: Tim Williams of Jetsleeper

After appearing on the BBC's Dragons' Den, Tim Williams was promptly booted off without a penny. A year and a half on and his travel pillow invention Jetsleeper is a roaring success.


Victory for Dragons’ Den duo

Dragons’ Den entrepreneurs Carolyn Jarvis and Charlotte Evans received a big spike in website hits and customer enquiries after receiving an investment of £80,000 from serial entrepreneur Deborah Meaden.


Dragons’ Den’s Evan Davis on raising finance

Evan Davis, presenter of BBC TWO's Dragons' Den and the BBC economics editor, believes there is no use complaining about the struggle to raise finances when starting up a new company. For Davis, it's simply part of the entrepreneur's lot.


Dragons’ Den calls for entries

The BBC is searching for Britain's best entrepreneurs and will be auditioning throughout the coming months for the next series of the Dragons' Den. If you're genuinely seeking investment for your business idea or invention, they would like to hear from you.

Business management

Rachel Elnaugh, former Dragons’ Den investor – Lessons learned

The well-publicised crash of her company Red Letter Days meant that Rachel Elnaugh's days as an investor on the Dragons' Den were over. SmallBusiness.co.uk caught up with her to ask what she has learned along the way.


White van men are first Dragons’ Den millionaires

Two entrepreneurs from Watford have become the first Dragons' Den millionaires.


Step into the dragons’ lair

The BBC is offering entrepreneurs across the country an opportunity to make that special business idea come true or for national, televised humiliation as the broadcaster seeks applicants for the fourth series of the show, Dragons' Den.

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