Is Dragon’s Den the new port of call for cash-strapped firms?

September 2, 2009

"Dragon" Theo PaphitisWith banks hanging desperately onto funds and not lending, shareholders exhausted after a spate of cash calls and stock market flotations virtually non-existent, where’s a company exec to go for a bit of cash to fund a new venture?  The answer, it appears, could be Dragon’s Den, the BBC’s business entertainment programme. 

“Dragons’ Den” star Bannatyne says it’s hard to raise funds

November 11, 2008

Duncan Bannatyne, the straight-talking Scottish entrepreneur and star of TV’s “Dragons’ Den” has been talking about how his business has been affected by the credit crunch.