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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.

Monday, 12 September 2011

Peter on James Corden’s World Cup Live

Peter Jones and football legend Matt Le Tissier joined James Corden..

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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

PETER SWAPS DRAGONS' DEN FOR THE DANCE FLOOR

Peter and Duncan performed at the O2 on Saturday for a Strictly Come Dancing Sport Relief special.

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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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Monday, 12 September 2011

THE ENTERPRISE GOLF CHALLENGE 2010

The inaugural Enterprise Golf Challenge, in aid of the Peter Jones Foundation, will take place next Thursday 6th May 2010 at Hampton Court Palace Golf Club.

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Monday, 12 September 2011

WATCH PETER DRIVING ON TOP GEAR!

To find out how Peter performed as the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

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Monday, 12 September 2011

AN END TO NUISANCE CALLS AT LAST!

Peter has just invested £100,000 in trueCall in the Dragons’ Den. trueCall is a new, award-winning product developed in the UK that has worldwide potential.

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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

Peter gets Challenged: £100,000 in 4 days

ENTREPRENEUR and TV Dragon Peter Jones CBE is calling on Britain’s small to medium-size businesses (SMEs) to dig deep to back this year’s Sport Relief campaign.

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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

Enterprise Challenge events to tee off this week

The golf event is the first of the sporting ‘challenges’ set to take place this year, followed by tennis in June, shooting in July and ....

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Friday, 9 September 2011

THE ENTERPRISE GOLF CHALLENGE RESULTS!

The series of Enterprise Challenges in aid of The Peter Jones Foundation started with a ‘bang’ yesterday at the Inaugural Enterprise Golf Challenge, held in the beautiful grounds of Hampton Court Palace.

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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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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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Wednesday, 27 January 2010

PETER JONES PRESENTS BT ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS

BT’s Essence of the Entrepreneur - Wednesday 27th January 5.30pm - Oxo Tower Wharf, London.
BT’s Essence of the Entrepreneur is a competition to find entrepreneurs who have used technology to help grow their business. 
There were 20 finalists at the event and winners in 5 separate categories:

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Monday, 25 January 2010

Peter backs young Britain at No. 10 breakfast

Peter Jones headed up a guest list of Britain's business elite today (25 January, 2010), who attended a Brown at 10 Downing Street.

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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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Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Hamfatter: the tour gets under way

Come and listen to the band who won my investment in the current Dragons Den...

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Wednesday, 11 June 2008

New UK series of American Inventor

A new series of American Inventor, my US primetime show, begins on Virgin 1.

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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

Gremlins take on the Dragon

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

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Friday, 8 February 2008

American Inventor comes to the UK

Watch my hit US series featuring budding American entrepreneurs on Virgin 1.

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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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Wednesday, 7 November 2007

Now watch my videos on YouTube

We've launched a Peter Jones TV channel on YouTube.

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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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Friday, 21 September 2007

By George - more Dragons' Den!

Catch the new series of Dragons' Den on BBC Two

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Thursday, 6 September 2007

New series of Dragons Den for 2007

I am in the middle of filming a brand new series of BBC2's Dragons' Den.

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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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Sunday, 20 May 2007

$1m prize for an American Inventor

I'm on a grueling nationwide search to find the person with the ultimate new...

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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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Thursday, 15 March 2007

Search for a Tycoon narrows

Peter Jones is a few steps closer to finding a Tycoon after holding London...

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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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Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Publishing deal for new Peter Jones book

Hodder & Stoughton will be publishing my first book later this year.

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Monday, 1 January 2007

Do you have what it takes to be a Tycoon?

Production on my major new ITV1 series is under way - and I want to hear from...

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Friday, 1 December 2006

American Inventor is re-commissioned

My US television show, American Inventor, will be returning for a second...

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