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More on the stories behind Peter's latest ventures, including Dragons' Den, his fund-raising activities for the Peter Jones Foundation and some of his many TV appearances.

Thursday, 28 March 2013

"I'M IN" - DRAGON RELAUNCHES JESSOPS AND BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO BRITISH HIGH STREET

JESSOPS BACK IN A FLASH AS PETER JONES CBE OPENS DOORS AT SIX STORES THIS THURSDAY

28 March 2013 – Jessops, the iconic UK photography retailer, will re-open its doors this Thursday after a vote of confidence from Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Peter Jones CBE.

In a major comeback, Jones will launch six stores over the Easter weekend, then up to 30 throughout April, at the rate of one a day.

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Monday, 12 September 2011

Peter Jones Launches New Business Wear Range

Entrepreneur Peter Jones, best known for his sharp style and business acumen on primetime BBC Two show Dragons' Den, today announces...

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Monday, 12 September 2011

Launch of Peter Jones range of socks

I have received so many questions and comments about my stripy socks that I have decided to launch my own range.

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Monday, 12 September 2011

SHEFFIELD ENTERPRISE ACADEMY OPENS FOR BUSINESS

Yorkshire and the Humber's first National Enterprise Academy was officially launched yesterday by its founder, Peter Jones CBE and the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

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Monday, 12 September 2011

PETER JONES BACKS SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

Businesses from around the UK are coming together to celebrate Small Business Week. Peter Jones has been supporting the week of enterprise and kicked it off with a launch event at the BT Tower on Monday 19th October.

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Monday, 12 September 2011

MISLEADING REPORTING BY THE MAIL ON SUNDAY.

Today, 3rd July 2011, The Mail on Sunday has yet again incorrectly reported on matters relating to the National Enterprise Academy.

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Sunday, 11 September 2011

Enterprise Academy opens its doors nationally

Young people will now be able to study for brand-new qualifications in enterprise and entrepreneurship as the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy, brainchild of Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Peter Jones, and backed by Government, officially opens today.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

DRAGON'S DEN MOVES TO BOOTS NOTTINGHAM HEAD OFFICE

Peter Jones, alongside a team of specially selected ‘Dragons’ will be judging a specially created internal ‘Dragons Den’ style competition at Boots Head Office in Nottingham.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

Peter helps launch one of the UKs largest enterprise competition for young people.

Peter Jones is proud to be fronting the 2011 Tenner Tycoon competition Tenner Tycoon 2011 is a nationwide enterprise competition in schools across the UK and is driven by Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Peter Jones and Enterprise UK..

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Friday, 9 September 2011

Dragons Den Series 8

Peter has almost finished filming for Dragons’ Den Series 8 – watch this space for more details and all the latest on the new investments.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

Peter Jones announces new CEO to run Enterprise UK

Peter Jones CBE, Chairman of Enterprise UK, the business-led organisation created to increase entrepreneurship in the UK, today announces the appointment of Tom Bewick as its new Chief Executive.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

Ever wondered how I keep one step ahead?

My secret is having the latest gadgets. I’m able to save time and multitask (that’s right, men can multitask) with the help of a few key gadgets.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

Lifting the lid on a great idea

I invested in the Wheelie Bin Lid Lifter on Dragons’ Den because it is a really ingenious product that helps solves a problem.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

Love Da Popcorn – An obvious investment choice

Love Da Popcorn was founded 12 months ago by two account managers and one insight manager working full time at Saatchi & Saatchi. On Sunday 7th August, the boys sealed a £70,000 backing deal from renowned business entrepreneur, Peter Jones.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

Peter Jones Tenner puts young people to the test.

YOUNG people have been invited to prove themselves as social entrepreneurs in a business-led enterprise campaign headed by Dragon's Den star Peter Jones.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

Peter helps kids Make their Mark with a Tenner

Peter Jones CBE, Chairman of Enterprise UK, went along to help launch the Make Your Mark with a Tenner annual enterprise competition.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

National Enterprise Academy

This is the view of one student, through a blog, of what being a part of the new National Enterprise Academy is like.

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Friday, 9 September 2011

The National Enterprise Academy Blog

Progress with the National Enterprise Academy continues apace - and now you can find out more.

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Thursday, 8 September 2011

BBCS DRAGON DEN NEW SERIES

It is a new series of Dragons Den and there are dozens of great inventions and business ideas to choose from.

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Sunday, 31 July 2011

First Investment of the new Series

On Sunday 31st July, The BBC aired the first episode of Dragons' Den series 9. The episode saw entrepreneur and former futures trader Georgette Hewitt secure £60,000 of investment from Peter Jones and Theo Paphitis for her unique interactive children's gift-giving website, ThePresentClub.co.uk.

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Thursday, 12 May 2011

SLAP! TEAM BUILDING WITH DRUMS.

This week on Dragons’ Den I invested in a high energy drumming group who perform at parties, marketing events and are used in team building programmes.

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Monday, 28 February 2011

Calling all wannabe Tycoons

Peter helps launch one of the UKs largest enterprise competition for young people.

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Saturday, 1 January 2011

JCB Toughphone range is launched

JCB and Data Select launch four new ‘tough’ mobile devices, including world’s first floating mobile

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Tuesday, 1 September 2009

DRAGONS’ DEN SERIES 7 ROUND-UP

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Series 7 of Dragons’ Den has now finished. There will be a further 5 episodes that follow up on people who have appeared on previous shows. Look out for those on BBC2. If you would like to contact any of the companies that I’ve invested in during series 7 then just click on the relevant link below. 

 

 

 

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Thursday, 1 May 2008

Are you an inspirational entrepreneur?

I'm working with BT Business to find a winner for their £20,000 competition.

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Wednesday, 30 April 2008

Dragons’ Den - my first investment

In the new series of Dragons’ Den my first investment was in an Indie rock...

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Wednesday, 30 April 2008

Gremlins take on the Dragon

I'm working with BT Business supporting their services to the SME sector.

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Wednesday, 9 April 2008

Peter Jones toasts launch of Flybewines.com

One of my companies offers Flybe passengers the chance to join an exclusive...

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Thursday, 13 March 2008

PM helps launch enterprise academy

Gordon Brown lends his support to my academy for young entrepreneurs.

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Friday, 11 January 2008

Sainsbury’s bags an eco-success

Shopping bag TV entrepreneurs launch product, with a little help from Peter...

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Thursday, 10 January 2008

Can Peter Jones destroy his mobile?

Find out how I tested the JCB Toughphone to near destruction - only to find it...

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Tuesday, 27 November 2007

Peter Jones appears at Peter Jones!

Visit me at an event on Tuesday at the famous London store that shares my...

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Monday, 1 October 2007

Youngster beats Jones at own game

Victorious 12-year-old gives Peter run for his money at launch of new game.

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Thursday, 20 September 2007

New service to help growing businesses

Peter Jones launches suite of online tools to reduce headache of red tape

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Wednesday, 1 August 2007

Guardian Angel wins US viewers' vote

Firefighter Greg Chavez has won American Inventor with a device to stop...

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Monday, 23 July 2007

Share giveaway gets under way

Two thousand lucky winners to claim shares in winning Tycoon business.

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Wednesday, 20 June 2007

Meet my group of budding Tycoons

Entrepreneurs build six businesses in the hope of being crowned Tycoon

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Wednesday, 16 May 2007

Signed book offer comes to a close

The chance to buy a signed copy of Peter Jones's book has now passed.

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Friday, 9 February 2007

Reggae Reggae Sauce is hot stuff

Dragons' Den winner and I work with supermarket to put Reggae Reggae Sauce on...

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