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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.

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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Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Love Da Popcorn

On Wednesday 18th July 2012, a trio of entrepreneurs, Martin McLaughlin, Tom Callard and Christian Hartmann, launched their new popcorn brand "Love Da Popcorn" Nationally into Waitrose stores. This was made possible by Peter Jones and the investment of £70,000 they received in season 9 of Dragons’ Den.

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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

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

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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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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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, 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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Monday, 23 July 2007

Share giveaway gets under way

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

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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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