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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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Sunday, 23 September 2012

Bags of potential

In the latest episode of Dragons' Den Peter along with Deborah Meaden invested in Kellie Forbes and Gill Hayward two experienced media executives who have launched a versatile range of kids activity backpacks under the brand name YUU.

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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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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

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

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

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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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