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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 Jones accepts CBE

Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones has been awarded a CBE for services to business, entrepreneurship and young people in the Queen’s New Year Honours.

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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

TEACHING 'I CAN' TO YOUNG UK ENTREPRENEURS

Businesses of every size, including my own, have been forced to confront a new economic reality over the last twelve months. And one of the biggest challenges this has posed has been ....

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Monday, 12 September 2011

THE NEA TALENT SCOUTS

Peter Jones and the National Enterprise Academy (NEA) are dedicated to finding and moulding our future business leaders.

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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

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

My best teacher – Peter Jones on school and tennis

Far from being a source of frustration, school pressed all the right entrepreneurial buttons, starting with a Porsche-driving English teacher who employed the 12-year-old dragon as a tennis coach.

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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, 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

Dragons’ Den - my first investment

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

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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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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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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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Tuesday, 6 February 2007

My search for a Tycoon intensifies

Applications are pouring in for my major new TV series - but I still want to...

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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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