Dragons’ Den


Business TV shows unrealistic about enterprise

Entrepreneurial television shows such as The Apprentice and Dragons’ Den could be damaging UK enterprise because they promote ‘an unrealistic view’ of business, research finds.


Hilary Devey joins Dragons’ Den

Entrepreneur Hilary Devey has announced she will be joining the next series of Dragons’ Den when it returns to BBC Two later this year.


James Caan quits Dragons’ Den

Dragons' Den investor James Caan has quit the popular BBC show, which has made him a household name, blaming time commitments for his departure, his spokeswoman has confirmed.


Your favourite Dragons

Our poll reveals that Peter Jones is the top choice among GrowthBusiness readers as a fantasy non-executive director, with 27 per cent of the vote, followed by James Caan (21 per cent).


Interview with Julie Meyer of Ariadne Capital and now Dragon’s Den judge

GrowthBusiness talks exclusively to Dragon's Den investor and Ariadne Capital chief executive Julie Meyer about raising girls' aspirations and what you really need to make it big.


Dragons’ Den has helped UK economy, says James Caan

Star of Dragons' Den and multimillionaire entrepreneur James Caan says the TV programme has helped to create a more entrepreneurial culture in Britain.


Innovators need support says Dragons’ Den winner Rob Kinna

Since attracting investment of £60,000 from Richard Farleigh and Duncan Bannatyne on BBC show Dragons' Den, entrepreneur Rob Kinna's phone has barely stopped ringing. The trouble is, the people who are so keen to talk to him now are the very same who turned down his earlier requests for help.


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.