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Dragons Den 3: High heels and higher hopes as Visorcat enters the Den!

By Jill Boulton Here's the final article about the time when Visorcat entered the infamous Dragons Den … At 5.30am on filming day, the shower trickled cold water into the bath at the Copthorne Hotel, Salford Quays, Manchester. At 6.45am we were to be driven to the studio for a 7am meeting with the producers … Continue reading Dragons Den 3: High heels and higher hopes as Visorcat enters the Den!

Dragons Den 2: Life’s a pitch: our Valentine’s Day audition date at Salford Quays

By Jill Boulton Here’s the second in a three-part series of articles about the time when Visorcat entered the infamous Dragons Den … LIFE’S a pitch if you have a business. You have to sell your idea all the time, to anyone who is vaguely interested. And then, if your idea is unusual, you have … Continue reading Dragons Den 2: Life’s a pitch: our Valentine’s Day audition date at Salford Quays

Dragons Den 1: A Brief Encounter with Duncan Bannatyne, and an email from the BBC

By Jill Boulton A few years ago, Visorcat was featured on the BBC show Dragons Den, and I wrote a series of articles about the experience. In this first article, I explain why we did it …  ONE December day a while back I was heading for a train to Middlesbrough at Darlington Railway Station. … Continue reading Dragons Den 1: A Brief Encounter with Duncan Bannatyne, and an email from the BBC