Dragons’ Den


Why growth is in the Pouch for this start-up

Pouch co-founders Ben Corrigan and Jonny Plein speak to GrowthBusiness on building a global business, and life after Dragons' Den.


Of Dragons and superfoods: Creative Nature’s Julianne Ponan on seeking funding on TV

Julianne Ponan speaks to GrowthBusiness on growing superfoods company Creative Nature after a management buy-out, and her plans after appearing on BBC 2's Dragons' Den.


SpaTap, a rejected invention on Dragons’ Den receives backing from Australian government

Dragons' Den reject, SpaTap, secures backing from the Australian government. The water-saving device currently used in rural, water-scarce communities and for disaster relief.


5 times the Dragons lost out on millions in the Den

Here, we look at the businesses that were laughed out of the Den but went on to achieve success.

Alternative Finance for Business

"Dragon-off" erupts on Crowdcube

Dragons’ Den stars take their investment savvy online, duking it out for funding three high potential businesses.


Dragon's Den's youngest ever business brain reaches funding target in five days

Jordan Daykin, Dragon’s Den’s youngest ever entrepreneur to receive investment has exceeded his £1.5m Crowdcube target in five days


The Dragons’ Den public exposure exercise

With another Dragons' Den pitch taking to crowdfunding in order to get investment, is the TV show now just becoming a PR platform?


How Shoot It Yourself secured and then turned down investment from Dragons’ Den

When Andrea McDowell decided to take her company onto Dragons's Den back in 2011 she was new to the entrepreneurial world, but managed to net an offer.

Financial Management

Dragons’ Den exposure for businesses failing to ignite funding search

Entrepreneurs entering Dragons' Den to pitch for investment are failing to pursue the traditional forms of business finance before taking their businesses on the show, new research shows.


From retail to the cloud as Piers Linney replaces Theo Paphitis on Dragons’ Den

Cloud entrepreneur Piers Linney has been named as the replacement to outgoing investor Theo Paphitis on the BBC's Dragons Den.


Kelly Hoppen replaces Hilary Devey on BBC’s Dragons’ Den

Interior designer Kelly Hoppen is set to become a new member on BBC's investment show Dragons' Den.


Theo Paphitis calls time on Dragons’ Den

Theo Paphitis has left TV investment show Dragons' Den to focus on the growth of his portfolio companies which include Robert Dyas and Boux Avenue.