Dragons' Den - Where Are They Now?


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Kokoso Skin Ltd

Lauren and Mark Taylor
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den Touker invested the money and is now both a shareholder and director of Kokoso Skin Ltd.


Vitals

Company Name: Kokoso Skin Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-09-24
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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Cocofina

Jacob Thundil
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed with neither Sarah Willingham or Nick Jenkins owning shares in the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Cocofina Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2010-08-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-04-30

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Marxmanpen

Martin Chard and Jenny David
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den Deborah completed the investment of £50k for 30% equity. It’s now listed on her website as part of her investment portfolio. The Marxman is now available in Screwfix, Wickes and several other DIY chains.


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Company Name: Marxman Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-03-03
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-03-31

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Snaffling Pig Co.

Andrew Allan and Nick Coleman
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After 2 months due diligence the deal was completed and Nick now owns 20% of the business. The company have produced a video explaining what happened the den which you can see below.


Vitals

Company Name: Snaffling Pig Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-12-11
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Iveson & Sage Limited

Beth Chilton and Sarah Sleightholm
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was not completed. No further information has been provided.


Vitals

Company Name: Iveson & Sage Limited
Incorporation Date: 2015-08-24
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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DAD Machining

Andrew Doris
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment didn’t go through and the D A D website is still showing an out of stock message after appearing on the show.


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Company Name: D.a.d. Machining Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2006-03-21
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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LightLead

Danielle Barnet and David Holmes
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed.


Vitals

Company Name: Iconic Sound Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-01-17
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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BootBuddy Ltd

The Dhillon Family
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the investment was completed with Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden and Toukey Souleyman each holding shares in 15 year old Arminder Dhillon’s invention.


Vitals

Company Name: Thebootbuddy Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2013-11-18
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Craft Gin Club

Jon Hulme and John Burke
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the business secured an investment of £75,000 from food and drink entrepreneur and London Cocktail Club co-founder Sarah Willingham.


Vitals

Company Name: Craft Clubs Limited
Incorporation Date: 2015-01-26
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-01-31

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Mum2mum Market

Kath Harrop
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal collapsed after the den.


Vitals

Company Name: Mum2mum Market Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2011-10-13
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Bad Brownie

Morag Ekanger and Paz Sarmah
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the deal was completed with Bad Brownie receiving both £60,000 and #toukertime.


Vitals

Company Name: Bad Brownie Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2014-09-12
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-11-30

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Opus

Jonathan Harris and Jonathan Schofield
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal was never completed. Likely due to issues over which company the investment would be into – Purple Line or just the Opus brand.


Vitals

Company Name: Purple Line Limited
Incorporation Date: 2002-01-07
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-01-31

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Slappie Ltd

David Kendall
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal was successfully completed. More details to come.


Vitals

Company Name: Slappie Limited
Incorporation Date: 2015-01-30
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-03-31

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Masons Beans

Ben Mason
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den Nick invested the money in return for 25% equity.


Vitals

Company Name: Masons Food Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2014-07-16
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-07-31

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Tegology

Spencer Turner
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the Den the deal was completed with Peter putting up the cash in exchange for 25%.


Vitals

Company Name: Rigsby Innovations Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2014-05-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Grounded Body Scrub

Lloyd Haxell and Tasha Harris
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal collapsed after the Den.


Vitals

Company Name: Groundedbodyscrub Limited
Incorporation Date: 2015-02-25
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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Latest Free Stuff

Deepak Tailor
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment broke down after the den. Neither party has provided details as to why.


Vitals

Company Name: Latest Free Stuff Limited
Incorporation Date: 2015-04-24
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-04-30

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Liquiproof

Caner Veli
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the deal never went through and Caner retains 100% of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Liquiproof Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-02-21
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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Double

Gary MacDonough, Loren Gould and Ben Greenock
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the dean the deal was complete with Nick investing 75,000 for 15% equity.


Vitals

Company Name: Lomond Tech Limited
Incorporation Date: 2015-03-13
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-03-31

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Magloc

Steve Shickell and Tony Garlick
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed.


Vitals

Company Name: Magloc (uk) Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2013-01-11
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-01-31

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Sublime Science

Marc Wileman
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

As per Companies House it looks as though the investment was completed although it’s unclear if both Jenkins and Willingham are both involved.


Vitals

Company Name: Sublime Science Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-08-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Yogiyo

Ben Ansah and Sue Youn
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Peter invested in the business and now has a 33% share holding. The sauces have subsequently gone onto the shelves in Sainsbury’s.


Vitals

Company Name: Yogiyo Limited
Incorporation Date: 2015-05-23
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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Ella Banks Ltd (Good Bubble)

Amy Wordsworth
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Deborah invested and now owns 29.94% of the company. A lower stake than the 40% agreed in the den.


Vitals

Company Name: Ella Banks Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-03-21
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Vitiliglow

Polly Gotschi
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed.


Vitals

Company Name: Vitiliglow Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-09-24
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-11-30

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Timberkits Ltd

Sarah Reast and Phil Wilson
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was completed after the den and Souleyman is now a company director at Timberkits Limited.


Vitals

Company Name: Timberkits Limited
Incorporation Date: 1998-05-28
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Tags Snack Foods Ltd

John Tague
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal in the den was for 30% which dropped to 20% once the money pumped in by the Dragons was repaid. However once the cameras stopped rolling the investment was never completed. If you watch the pitch, the deal did seem to be an awkward one with neither party overly comfortable with the equity holding.


Vitals

Company Name: Tag's Snack Foods Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-04-20
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-04-30

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Sync-box

Steve Noyes and Duncan Summers
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Deborah invested the money and has a 25% share holding, along with a further 5% as part of Exodus Ventures. The Sync Box team have the option to buy back 5% within 12 months of the investment subject to meeting pre agree targets.


Vitals

Company Name: Dsn Innovate Limited
Incorporation Date: 2015-07-16
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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The Raw Chocolate Company

Linus Gorpe
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal was not completed. Unfortunately we have no further details.


Vitals

Company Name: The Raw Chocolate Company Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-06-08
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-06-30

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Accentuate Games

Graeme and Fiona Fraser-Bell
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the show Peter invested the £45,000 for 40%. His stake drops to 25% once the money invested is repaid.


Vitals

Company Name: Accentuate Games Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2013-10-10
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Chika’s Foods

Chika Russell
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After due diligence the deal fell through. Chika stated in an interview with Thisismoney.co.uk she had decided to go it alone.


Vitals

Company Name: Minois Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-09-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-09-30

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Beamblock Yoga

Thierry Giunta
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment looks to have been completed with Jones and Souleyman owning 50% of the business. More info when we see the annual return.


Vitals

Company Name: Beamblock Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-06-11
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Fridja

Ben Fridja
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was not completed and Ben retains 100% ownership of his company.


Vitals

Company Name: Fridja Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-05-19
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Nae Danger & Glencrest

Ross Gourlay
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed.


Vitals

Company Name: Glencrest Limited
Incorporation Date: 1996-11-25
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-11-30

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Seabung

John and Sam Ford
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed.


Vitals

Company Name: Seabung Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-05-09
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Flavourly

Ryan O'Rorke
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment broke down after the den and Ryan began a crowdfunding campaign to source the funds.


Vitals

Company Name: Flavourly Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-08-17
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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Yee Kwan

Yee Kwan Chan
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Deborah informed us the investment went through. We’re still waiting on updated shareholders and their % stakes.


Vitals

Company Name: Yee Kwan Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-05-05
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Enclothed

Levi Young and Dana Zingher
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment broke down after the den but Enclothed successfully raised £400,000 via a crowdfunding campaign.


Vitals

Company Name: Enclothed Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-10-12
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Baggers Originals

Angela McLean and Nicola McCarthy
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed.


Vitals

Company Name: Baggers Originals Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2012-06-07
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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iGlove

Rajan Jerath
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. This is likely to due to the fact Apple have a patent on glove technology and the iGlove doesn’t have it’s own limited company (it’s part of a large wholesaler owned by Rajan’s family)


Vitals

Company Name: Contour Clothing Limited
Incorporation Date: 2005-11-04
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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Zeven Media

Hyrum and Joshua Cook
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

According to a tweet from Deborah the investment has gone through. We’re still awaiting an update on shareholders and her % stake.


Vitals

Company Name: Zeven Media Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-03-01
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Equisafety

Nicky Fletcher
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed.


Vitals

Company Name: Equisafety Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2010-03-03
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Clean Heels

Ally Stevenson
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Both Dragons are promoting the brand on their social profiles as a successful investment and Deborah tweeted us to say it went through. Currently neither of them are showing as shareholders at companies house.


Vitals

Company Name: Cleanheels Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-06-30
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Just For Tiny People

Effie Moss
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den Deborah successfully invested in the business and now has a 25.37% share in the custom teepee company.


Vitals

Company Name: Just For Tiny People Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-08-05
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Pants On Fire Games

Richard McLuckie and Stuart McKenzie-Walker
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never materialised after the den. However the company gave a number of interviews on how they were spending the money to promote the game.


Vitals

Company Name: Pants On Fire Games Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2010-02-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-02-28

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Grip It Fixings

Jordan Daykin
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the Den Deborah handed over the cash and now has a 20.15% share in the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Uk Building Products Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-07-03
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-07-31

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Umbrands

Tracy Baker
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Duncan withdrew his offer after the den after it was revealed that Tracey Baker’s fiancée and business partner was a murder suspect who has since been convicted.


Vitals

Company Name: Nanotech Laboratories Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-09-12
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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Victor’s Drinks

Ralph Broadbent and Alex Dixon
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Duncan Bannatyne isn’t a a shareholder or a director at the company and never invested in the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Victor's Drinks Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-04-06
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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Phom Teas

Philip Perera & Omar Farag
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The duo have given numerous interviews about how Kelly has helped them with the business however Kelly isn’t a shareholder or a director at the company. It is likely rather than investment they were pointed in the right direction and are now going it alone.


Vitals

Company Name: The Box Of T Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2013-06-13
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Lost My Name

Asi Sharabi and David Cadji-Newby
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Piers put up the cash after the show and now has a 3.42% share in the business for £100,000. The highest ever valuation in the history of the show. In June 2015 the company raised a $9 million Series A round from Google Ventures. Venture capital firms Greycroft and The Chernin Group also participated.


Vitals

Company Name: Lostmy.name Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2012-11-23
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-04-30

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Spoon Cereals

Johnny Shimmin and Annie Morris
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Peter and Deborah both invested after the show and now have a combined share holding of 30% of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Spoon Cereals Uk Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2013-10-07
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Swing Patrol London

Scott Cupit
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den Deborah invested in the company and now has a 20% share in exchange for her £65k investment.


Vitals

Company Name: Swing Patrol Uk Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-09-09
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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Bobo Buddies

James Roupell
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment broke down after the den after James decided he had made a mistake and given away too much equity in accepting the deal offered to him by the Dragons.


Vitals

Company Name: Starjump Designs Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2012-03-30
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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PlayAway Case

Jo Kerley
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal broke down after the den and interestingly the pitcher, Jo Kerley, is no longer associated with the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Podsaway Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2013-05-01
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-05-31

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EnergyEGG

Brian O'Reilly
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal fell through after the den and Brian sourced the investment from alternative sources and various incubator funds.


Vitals

Company Name: Treegreen Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-11-12
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-11-30

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Vini & Bal’s Rustic Indian

Vini and Bal
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Linney’s investment went through after the show and he owns 30% of the business in return for his £50,000 injection of capital.


Vitals

Company Name: Rustic Indian Food Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2011-06-21
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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The Little Coffee Bag Co.

Carrie Bate
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: The Little Coffeebag Co Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2011-09-06
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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minicabit

Amer Hasan
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through and minicabit sourced investment elsewhere via Wayra, a startup investment fund.


Vitals

Company Name: Minicabit Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-10-04
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Reviveaphone

Oliver Murphy
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Kelly Hoppen invested the £50k after the den and has a 25% share in the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Revive A Phone Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-06-11
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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Mainstage Travel

Rob Tominey and Aden Levin
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Mainstage Travel are operating successfully and Linney’s investment was completed after the show. The Dragon now retains a 15% share in the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Mainstage Travel Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2011-10-06
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Young Ones

Chris Rea and Tom Carson
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is classified at companies house as non trading and Duncan’s investment didn’t go through after the den.


Vitals

Company Name: Youngones Apparel Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-03-13
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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YogaBellies

Cheryl and Michael MacDonald
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still operating successfully but Bannatyne’s investment wasn’t completed.


Vitals

Company Name: Yogabellies Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2011-09-15
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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RemPods

Richard Ernest
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was completed successfull and both Dragons are still on board with a combined share holding of 45%.


Vitals

Company Name: Rempods Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-01-14
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-03-31

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Original Jerky

Joe Walters
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Peter Jones pulled out of the deal after the show and according to Mr. Walters he never managed to speak to Peter outside of the show.


Vitals

Company Name: Original Jerky Company Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-01-15
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-07-14

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The Running Mat

Donna Kerr-Foley
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through and the product is yet to make it to market.


Vitals

Company Name: The Running Mat Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-02-12
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-02-28

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Bare Naked Foods

Ross Mendham
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Peter Jones put forward the money after the Den and now owns 50% of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Barenakedfoods Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-07-11
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-07-31

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Skinny Tan

Kate Cotton and Louise Ferguson
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Skinny Tan limited was dissolved less than a year after it was incorporated. However the website and Skinny Tan are still very much operational. It’s unclear whether Kelly invested in Skinny Tan Pty Ltd which is based in Australia where the product originates or she took full ownership of the UK wing through one of her own limited companies. Piers has no involvement with the product.


Vitals

Company Name: Skinny Tan Limited
Incorporation Date: 2013-02-06
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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ProperMaid

Allison Whitmarsh
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was completed after the Den and Deborah Meaden still retains a 25% share in the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Propermaid Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2008-07-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Megaflatables

John Spence
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Megaflatables Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-10-19
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-30

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Rocktails

Naomi Kibble and Helen McAvoy
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Mk Rock Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2010-09-07
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2013-09-30

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P4CK

Luke Booth and Christopher Eves
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is now part of Delta Packaging. There is no record of Theo Paphitis at companies house as ever holding shares or a position in the company.


Vitals

Company Name: P4ck Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-10-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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myBunjee

Mark Ferguson and Emma Jones
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment went through successfully and Peter Jones retains a 35% shareholding in the company via his company Alda Capital Ltd.


Vitals

Company Name: Bunjee Products Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-12-17
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-12-31

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Bionic Glove Technology

Mark Richardson
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment didn’t go through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Bionic Gloves Technology Europe Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-02-05
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-01-31

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Pro-Tec Covers

Anne and Keith Proctor
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still trading successfully but the investment never went through.


Vitals

Company Name: Pro-tec Covers Limited
Incorporation Date: 1999-11-29
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Karuma Innovations

Ashley Sayed
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Karuma Innovations is a Singapore based company but is no longer selling the Tablet PC’s pitched in the den. The investment never went through and Karuma has since developed into a consultancy business.


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Original pitch

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A Turner & Sons Sausage Ltd

Paul Turner
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment went through and Peter Jones owns a 33.33% share of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: A Turner And Sons Sausage Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-10-14
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-01-31

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Zapper

Ben Hardyment
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Despite being called the largest ever amount successfully pitched for in the den the investment never went through.


Vitals

Company Name: Zapper Media Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-06-20
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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iCafe

Umer Ashraf
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Icafe Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-06-03
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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WoodBlocX

Henry and Philip Blake
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment went through after the show and Peter owns a 25% stake in WoodblocX limited.


Vitals

Company Name: Woodblocx Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-07-11
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Billy + Margot

Marie Sawle
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment went through and Deborah has a 30% share holding.


Vitals

Company Name: Billy + Margot Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-11-17
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Intern Avenue

Dupsy Abiola
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Although Miss Abiola received high plaudits in the Den for her pitch the investment never went through. The business is still operational and has 18 different shareholders, suggesting investment came from a number of alternative sources.


Vitals

Company Name: Bright Six Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-09-21
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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Old Bond

Kiryl Chykeyuk and Artsiom Stavenka
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through.


Vitals

Company Name: Kino-mo Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2011-02-04
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-02-28

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Primal Parking

Harrison Woods
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never materialised and Harrison retired as a Director from the company in 2013 and went onto start up a similar venture where he owned 100% of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Primal Parking Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-09-13
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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YUUbag

Kellie Forbes and Gill Hayward
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment went through and Deborah and Peter retain their 30% share holding.


Vitals

Company Name: Kill Jellie Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-05-19
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-02-28

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Sweet Mandarin

Helen and Lisa Tse
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Sm Sauces Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-01-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-01-31

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Shampooheads

Geoff and Colette Bell
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment went through and both Theo and Hilary retain their combined 20% share of the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Shampoo Heads Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-11-23
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-11-30

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Skinny Dip

Lewis Blitz, James Gold and Richard Gold
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through however the company is still trading successfully.


Vitals

Company Name: Skinnydip Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-01-20
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Weave Got Style

Bee London
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never materialised.


Vitals

Company Name: Weave Got Style Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-10-31
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Roastcosy

Helen Waterston
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Guardian Land Limited
Incorporation Date: 2000-03-03
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Shoot It Yourself

Andrea McDowall and Rebecca Baldwin
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal broke down after the den after Devey decided she wanted 40% not the agreed 26% from the den.


Vitals

Company Name: Shoot It Yourself Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-02-01
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-02-29

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EcoHab Homes and O-Pod Buildings

Aidan Quinn and Gemma Roe
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company dissolved shortly after the den. The investment never went through.


Vitals

Company Name: Eco Hab Homes Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-03-16
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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RKA Records

Ryan Ashmore and Liam Webb
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company renamed itself Bannatyne Music Ltd with Duncan owning a 51% share in the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Bannatyne Music Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2010-11-05
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-12-31

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Kiddimoto

Simon Booth
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment didn’t go through due to an issue with a minority shareholder that essentially scuppered the deal.


Vitals

Company Name: Kiddimoto Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2003-09-18
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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barMate

Nick Cross, Richard Hadden and Sebastian Stoddart
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Bar Necessities Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-10-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-10-31

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AB Performance

Andy Bates
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment finally went through some 8 months after the Den and Jones has a 35% share in the business.


Vitals

Company Name: A B Performance Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2010-11-05
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-01-31

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JogPost Limited

Henry Buckley and JJ Harding
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Jogpost Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-06-13
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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BoginaBag

Kate Castle
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Theo invested the £50,000 after the den and still retains his 30% shareholding.


Vitals

Company Name: Gear To Go Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-10-09
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-04-30

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Rollersigns

Robert Lewis
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never happened. This is reportedly due to the fact the deal hinged on an order that had to be proved after the den.


Vitals

Company Name: Rollersigns Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-10-16
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Unique Ideas UK

Bob Davis
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through and Unique ideas continues to operate despite not receiving the cash injection.


Vitals

Company Name: Unique Ideas (uk) Limited
Incorporation Date: 1992-10-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-07-31

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Fun Fancy Dress

Peter and Michelle Hart
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through. Details as to why are unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Fun Fancy Dress Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-03-28
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-03-31

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Duvalay

Liz and Alan Colleran
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Hilary put up the money and retains her 26% share in the business. The company are currently looking to expand into Europe and International markets.


Vitals

Company Name: Raskelf Limited
Incorporation Date: 2004-02-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Love Da Pop

Christian Hartmann, Martin McLaughlin, Tom Callard
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Jones invested the £70,000 and now owns 45% of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Love Da Pop Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-08-04
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2012-08-31

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Ploughcroft Solar

Chris Hopkins
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den Theo Paphitis and Deborah Meaden both put in £60,000 each but Hopkins bought back their shares in May 2012. The company that took the investment has since been liquidated after a change in the Solar Tariff scheme took the business under.


Vitals

Company Name: Ploughcroft Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2006-03-21
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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The Present Club

Georgette Hewitt
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The Present Club is still trading with both Peter Jones and Theo Paphitis keeping their combined 30% share holding.


Vitals

Company Name: The Present Club Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2006-10-25
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Media Displays

Ian Taylor
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

From companies house documents it appears the investment never went through and Caan played no part in the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Media Displays Limited
Incorporation Date: 2004-02-23
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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Proppa

Adam Weaver
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through and the company is now dissolved.


Vitals

Company Name: Proppa Cars Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-04-10
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2010-04-30

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Content and Calm

Solvej Biddle
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The website is still live however the company behind it is currently in liquidation. The investment never went through.


Vitals

Company Name: Biddle Innovations Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-07-25
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2012-07-31

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Power8 Workshop

Chris Elsworthy
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After due diligence post den the investment didn’t go through due to the complex nature of the company ownership.


Vitals

Company Name: C Enterprise (uk) Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-03-30
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-04-30

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Value My Stuff Now

Patrick van der Vorst
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company operates a number of websites and both Theo and Deborah still have their 40% combined shareholding.


Vitals

Company Name: Paddle8 Auctionata Limited
Incorporation Date: 2005-02-08
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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The Wand Company

Richard Blakesley & Chris Barnardo
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company turned down the offer from Bannatyne after the den. Disappointingly they appeared in an ‘After the Den’ show and never revealed the investment wasn’t completed.


Vitals

Company Name: The Wand Company Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-03-03
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Surviva Jak

Letitia Valentine & Alexander Lewis
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never went through and although the business is still trading, one of the original pitchers, Letitia Valentine is no longer with the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Surviva Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2009-05-18
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Funky Moves

Ralf Klinnert
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Information from Companies House shows the investment from Theo Paphitis never went through.


Vitals

Company Name: Funky Moves Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2005-11-09
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Peel Engineering

Faizal Khan & Gary Hilman
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Peel Engineering is still trading and Caan’s shareholding in the business is at 10%. 20% lower than the agreed 30% in the den. We can’t find a record of a buyback or a return of allotment of shares so it is likely Faizal Khan renegotiated the deal after the den.


Vitals

Company Name: Peel Engineering Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-10-02
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-06-30

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WedgeWelly

Sarah & Mike Longthorn & Laura Booth
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Wedge Wellies are still trading successfully with Paphitis retaining his 25% share of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Wedge Welly Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2007-11-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Lumacoustics

Tim Williams and Tom Hogan
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The 2 entrepreneurs turned down the Dragon’s offer after the den and decided to go it alone without investment.


Vitals

Company Name: Lumacoustics Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-01-28
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Hawksdrift Falconry

Layla Bennett
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

It’s unknown if Duncan ever made the investment or bought land on Layla’s behalf as Hawksdrift Limited was only incorporated in 2011 with Layla as the sole director.


Vitals

Company Name: Hawksdrift Limited
Incorporation Date: 2011-06-13
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-03-31

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FGH Security

Peter Harrison and Wesley Downham
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Three months after exiting the Den, the security bosses came to a ‘mutual decision’ with the Dragons not to proceed with the deal.


Vitals

Company Name: Fghsecurity Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2003-03-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-03-31

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Golfers’ Mate

Dennis Fuller
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The website is still live but the ordering process has been removed. The company was dissolved in 2013 and Caan’s investment never went through.


Vitals

Company Name: Golfers' Mate Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-05-28
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2010-09-30

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Vintage Patisserie

Angela Newman
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

From companies house it looks like the investment never came to fruition however the TV appearance brought the Vintage Pattiserie to a much wider audience and the business is still operating.


Vitals

Company Name: Tshirt Patisserie Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-09-12
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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Worthenshaw’s

Kirsty Henshaw
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Worthenshaw’s has rebranded to Kirsty’s in recent years and now sells ready meals in a number of major supermarkets. Jones and Bannatyne did invest but have since relinquished their shareholding. Jones stated in a recent episode of Dragon’s Den that the ice cream market was impossible to make money in suggesting his investment in Worthenshaw’s was never recouped.


Vitals

Company Name: Worthenshaws Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2009-07-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-09-30

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Pebblebed Vineyard

Geoff Bowen
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

According to articles in the press the investment did go through and the Vineyard was planted. But there’s no record of Bannatyne owning a share holding or director’s role in the company. Your guess is as good as ours.


Vitals

Company Name: Pebblebed Partner Vineyards Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-08-31
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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Motor Mouse

David & Patti Bailey
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Motor Mouse is still trading and Caan is still listed as a director of the company.


Vitals

Company Name: David Bailey Developments Ltd
Incorporation Date: 1999-10-07
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Earle’s

Michael Lea
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal collapsed after the den and Earle’s Direct has since ceased trading.


Vitals

Company Name: Earles Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-10-09
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2011-03-31

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Full accounts

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Physicool Ltd

Kay Russell
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Kaye turned down the offer of investment after the den and continued to develop the product without the help of a Dragon.


Vitals

Company Name: Physicool Limited
Incorporation Date: 2005-11-20
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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The Anyway Spray

Michael Pritchard
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The website is still up and running but the Anywhere Spray has never made it to market. The investment broke down after the den.


Vitals

Company Name: Pritchard Spray Technology Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-03-20
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Tech21

Jason Roberts
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Neither Jones or Paphitis have been listed at companies house in any capacity; be it shareholder or a director.


Vitals

Company Name: Tech 21 Uk Limited
Incorporation Date: 2005-11-20
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Slinks

Jane Rafter
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Caan was listed as a Director of the company after the den but only held the position for 3 months. The exact reason for parting ways is unknown.


Vitals

Company Name: Slinks Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-07-19
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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MyDish.co.uk

Carol Savage
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The website is still up and running and Meaden has a 19.60% stake in the company, 4.6% more than her offer in the Den for 15%.


Vitals

Company Name: My Dish Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-03-05
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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KCO Inline Ice Skating Ltd

Karen O'Neill & Karen Coombes
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the investment was never completed. The company still trades and has a number of high profile endoresements including Olympic Champions Torvill and Dean.


Vitals

Company Name: Kco Inline Ice Skating Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-03-05
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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UK Commercial Cleaning

Tony Earnshaw & Stephen Pearsons
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still trading but now runs a franchise model under a slightly different name. The business that Bannatyne invested in, North East Window Cleaning Services Limited, was dissolved in 2012 and Bannatyne retired his role as director in 2011.


Vitals

Company Name: North East Window Cleaning Services Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-01-10
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2010-01-31

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Servicing Stop

Oliver Richmond & Toby Richmond
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Following a number of complaints regarding the service provided by Servicing Stop Deborah decided to withdraw her offer after the Den.


Vitals

Company Name: Servicing Stop Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-04-08
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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Lid Lifters

Lawrence Webb & Frank Drewett
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment never materialised. The company was instead invested in by CAT Enterprises Ltd but the product never made it to market.


Vitals

Company Name: Cat Enterprises Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2003-03-12
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Magnamole Ltd

Sharon Wright
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is now dissolved and the owner, Sharon Wright has publicly criticised both Dragons for misleading her about the investment; describing it more as a loan rather than an actual investment.


Vitals

Company Name: Talpa Products Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-02-08
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2011-04-30

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BassToneSlap

Richard Enion & Michael Davis
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The Basstoneslap website is live however the company was dissolved in 2012. From companies house information it appears the deal never went through.


Vitals

Company Name: Basstoneslap Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2010-11-15
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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TrueCall Ltd

Steve Smith
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal was never completed after the Den. Truecall Ltd is still trading successfully.


Vitals

Company Name: Truecall Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-04-10
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Sweet-Escott Aviation Ltd

Rupert Sweet-Escott
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment did go through after the den but Caan has since left his position as company director.


Vitals

Company Name: Smart Power Products Limited
Incorporation Date: 2009-05-28
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2012-05-31

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ProWaste Management Services

Paul Tinton
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment did go through after the den but both Duncan and Deborah retired their positions as Directors in 2011.


Vitals

Company Name: Prowaste Management Services Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-08-07
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-07-31

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Tiny Box

Christian Richardson& Rachel Watkyn
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was completed successfully after the Den allowing the company to expand to bigger premises and grow the business. Peter and Theo still retain their combined 40% share holding.


Vitals

Company Name: The Tiny Box Company Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-08-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Blindsinabox Ltd

Dominic Lawrence, Simeone Salik & Janice Dalton
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Blinds in a Box are still trading successfully with Banatyne retaining his 50% share holding.


Vitals

Company Name: Blindsinabox Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-08-24
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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Magic Pizza

Raymond Smith
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment went through after the den with both Theo and Peter taking a 15% stake each however the company ceased trading in 2011 and was going through it’s final dissolution by 2012.


Vitals

Company Name: Tru-cook Limited
Incorporation Date: 2002-12-12
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2010-12-31

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Guy Portelli Sculpture Studio

Guy Portelli
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Details of this investment are incredibly hard to find. The information out there suggests the Dragons did invest in Guy’s Pop Icon series of sculptures however Guy isn’t listed at companies house. It could well be Guy was operating as a sole trader. If you have any information please send us it.


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Planit Products

Guy Unwin & Caroline Kavanagh
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal was never completed and Unwin & Kavanagh eventually secured their funding from the bank.


Vitals

Company Name: Planit Products Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-10-11
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Magic Whiteboard

Neil and Laura Westwood
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

A big success story from the Den with Magic Whiteboard still operating successfully and being stocked by several major retailers included Ryman (no surprises there), Viking and Staples. In April 2015 Neil and Laura Westwood bought back the 40% shareholding held by Theo and Deborah and now own 100pc of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Magic Whiteboard Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-06-10
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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Rapstrap

Andrew Harsley
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Duncan has retained his investment, and in 2008 Hitachi-Maxell put in place a £36m contract for the rapstrap, making it one of the biggest success story of Dragons’ Den.


Vitals

Company Name: Rapstrap Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-06-28
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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Buggy Boot

Charlotte Evans & Caroyln Jarvis
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company failed and soon ceased manufacturing in China. Deborah did invest and was still listed as a shareholder at the time of winding up.


Vitals

Company Name: Buggy Boot Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-01-04
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2011-03-31

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DDN Ltd

Michael Cotton
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After appearing in the Dragons’ Den, the DDN team decided to go it alone and the investment didn’t go through.


Vitals

Company Name: Diesel Do Nicely Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-08-02
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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Light Emotions

Ming Yun
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still trading and his headquartered in the Jiangsu Province, China, making the accounts and financials unobtainable. This makes it impossible to know whether the investment was ever completed successfully.


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Neurotica

Victoria McGrane
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Neurotica was dissolved in 2010, 2 years after appearing on the Den. The investment however was completed with Jones and his business partner at Phones International Group registered as Directors of Neurotica Ltd.


Vitals

Company Name: Neurotica Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2008-05-30
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2010-05-31

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D4M Ltd

Julia Charles & Amy Goldthorpe
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The events company was dissolved in 2011, just 2 years after appearing in the Den. Interestingly only Caan had any involvement with the company after the den despite Bannatyne offering to put up half the money in the show.


Vitals

Company Name: D4m Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-11-30
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2009-11-30

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Hamfatter

Jamie Turner
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The band hasn’t released any new material since 2011 and Peter Jones retired as a Director of the company in 2010.


Vitals

Company Name: Hamfatter Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-05-20
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-05-31

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Red Button Design

Amanda Jones & James Brown
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The team behind Red Button were offered a £45,000 grant from Oxford University after the show and subsequently turned down the offer from the Dragons so they could retain full ownership. The company has since ceased trading.


Vitals

Company Name: Red Button Design Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2007-07-24
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2010-12-31

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Chocbox

Peter Moule
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still operating and Duncan Bannatyne retains his share holding. James Caan retired as a director in 2011.


Vitals

Company Name: Electro Expo Ltd
Incorporation Date: 1981-07-30
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-31

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JPM Eco Logistics

Jerry Mantalvanos & Paul Merker
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After successfully receiving investment in 2007 the company was put in administration in 2009 despite the Dragons putting in a further £27,500 at short notice.


Vitals

Company Name: Jpm Eco Logistics Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2007-03-12
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2008-05-31

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Fit Fur Life

Sammy French
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the investment was made but the business is still trading successfully. James Caan retired as a Director in 2011.


Vitals

Company Name: Fit-fur-life Limited
Incorporation Date: 2005-11-10
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Caribbean Ready Meals

Mark and Eleanor Davis
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The couple hadn’t been entirely honest in their pitch and had been declared bankrupt last year, running 3 limited companies leaving a large trail of debt. The business Phillips Food Limited did have Bannatyne as company Chairman but it has since been dissolved and the Caribbean Ready Meals never made it to market.


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Company Name: Phillips Foods Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-10-05
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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Steri Spray

Ian Helmore
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still trading with both Deborah Meaden and Theo Paphitis retaining their combined 40% (20% each) share holding.


Vitals

Company Name: Steri-spray Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2007-06-25
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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Hungry House

Shane Lake and Tony Charles
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the deal collapsed and the pair of entrepreneurs raised £150,000 from alternative investors. In 2013 the company merged with Delivery Hero, a Berlin based global food ordering business.


Vitals

Company Name: Hungryhouse.com Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2003-07-18
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-12-31

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Cush’n’Shade

Jamie Jenkinson
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The business is still trading but it’s incorporated in the Republic of Ireland. Our research suggests the deal broke down after the den.


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Reestore

Max McMurdo
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den Max has gone on to have a successful television career and is still running his Reestore business. No Dragons are still on board either as a director or shareholder.


Vitals

Company Name: Ree Store Limited
Incorporation Date: 2002-12-12
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Concentrate Design

Mark Champkins
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Concentrate Design is still trading and Peter Jones retains his 20% investment as part of Alda Capital Ltd.


Vitals

Company Name: Concentrate Design Limited
Incorporation Date: 2004-04-05
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-03-31

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Gaming Alerts

Emmie Matthews & Ed Stevens
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company was dissolved in 2011 with Paphitis still holding a 30% share in the business.


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Company Name: Gaming Alerts Limited
Incorporation Date: 2005-10-24
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2010-12-31

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youdoodoll

Sarah Lu
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company has ceased trading and is currently going through a process of dissolution.


Vitals

Company Name: Youdoodoll Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-05-03
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2012-05-31

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Goldgenie

Laban Roomes
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still trading and in 2011 Laban bought back James Caan’s share of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Goldgenie Global Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-12-02
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-05-31

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Beach Break Live

Celia Norowzian & Ian Forshew
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the entrepreneurs turned down the offer of investment and instead partnered with Outgoing Ltd. They last ran a festival in 2013 and have since disappeared.


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Company Name: Seed Events Limited
Incorporation Date: 2012-07-02
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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Standby Saver

Peter Ensinger & David Baker
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal collapsed due to the failure to obtain a patent to protect the product.


Vitals

Company Name: Ecotek Uk Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-09-25
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2011-01-31

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Scents of Time

David Pybus
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

On 4 January 2012, the company suspended its internet sales and closed down on 30 April 2012 after donating all remaining stock to charitable organizations. It cited a weak worldwide economy and marketing competition from celebrity-endorsed fragrances.


Vitals

Company Name: Scents Of Time Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2007-02-23
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2011-03-31

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Safe-T-First

Chris Haines
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal broke down after the den and Haines decided to explore other options. Because the company is based in Guernsey we haven’t been able to obtain a copy of their last filed accounts.


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Foot Deodoriser

KC Jones
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal collapsed after the Den after a dispute over where Casey was focusing his efforts. The product is no longer available.


Vitals

Company Name: Inventors Showcase Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-01-09
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2007-01-31

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Foldio

Christian Lane
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Foldio Limited still trades but is owned by Venture Lane Group. The investment did go through after the Den but Theo Paphitis gave up any involvement with the company in 2011.


Vitals

Company Name: Foldio Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-11-03
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-03-31

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Razzamataz

Denise Hutton
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still trading successfully across the UK Denise Hutton-Gosney bought back Duncan Bannatyne’s stake in her theatre and dance company Razzmatazz in 2014 for £70,000.


Vitals

Company Name: Razzamataz Theatre Schools Limited
Incorporation Date: 2002-11-18
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Rotamate

Roger Hind
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company was dissolved in 2010 and it appears that Rotamate is no longer available to buy.


Vitals

Company Name: Rotamate Limited
Incorporation Date: 2010-04-30
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: N/A

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iTeddy

Imran Hakim
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Both Theo and Peter retain their combined 40% share of the business.


Vitals

Company Name: I Teddy.co.uk Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2006-12-20
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-06-30

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Igloo

Anthony Coates-Smith & Alistair Turner
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The original business pitched on the den was liquidated in 2011. However the founding Directors now run Total Temperature Management Ltd which appears to offer the same service.


Vitals

Company Name: Igloo Thermo-logistics Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2004-03-17
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2008-07-31

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Levi Roots

Reggae Reggae Sauce
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Probably the biggest success story of the den, Levi Roots, real name Keith Graham is reportedly worth £35 million. Richard Farleigh is no longer involved however Peter Jones still retains his share in the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Levi Roots Reggae Reggae Foods Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-02-18
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-08-30

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Coin Metrics

Ian Daintith & Richard Adams
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the show the company was successfully approached by two major players in the industry and the Dragons’ money was declined. The company was bought by Brulines in 2007 for £685,000.


Vitals

Company Name: Coin Metrics Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-04-18
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Autosafe

Peter Sesay
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Unfortunately shortly after the show Peter Sesay passed away from cancer meaning the product never made it to mass market. Jones and Bannatyne were both listed as Director’s of the company at the time of dissolution.


Vitals

Company Name: Autosafe Products Limited
Incorporation Date: 2004-04-02
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2008-09-30

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Nuts Poker League

Stephen Bellis
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The investment was never completed due to the company failing due diligence owing to the legality of the business model. The company has now merged with Redtooth Entertainment to provide the largest poker league in the UK.


Vitals

Company Name: The Nuts Poker League Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-03-02
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2014-09-30

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Dr Cap

Richard Lee & Daren Duraidi
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal collapsed after the den and Duncan’s investment never happened.


Vitals

Company Name: Dr Cap (uk) Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-03-23
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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MixAlbum

Ian Chamings
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

MixAlbum rebranded after the den into FitMix, solely targetting fitness and aerobic instructors. Both Dragons still hold their 40% share of the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Higher House Productions Limited
Incorporation Date: 2003-12-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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First Light Solutions

Matthew Hazell
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Company ceased trading in 2011.


Vitals

Company Name: First Light Solutions Limited
Incorporation Date: 2004-07-27
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2010-07-31

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Alpine Cleaning

Gary Taylor
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Gary decided to reject the offer from Theo and Deborah after the show and instead took out a bank loan allowing him to retain full ownership of the company.


Vitals

Company Name: Uk Truck Clean Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-08-04
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-02-28

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Eggxactly

James Seddon
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The Eggaxctly is still not available on the market and is currently going under final testing before it’s release. The deal fell through after the den.


Vitals

Company Name: Eggxactly Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-04-03
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2016-01-31

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Mode Al

David Lees
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the deal broke down after negotiations and due dilligence. The investment never happened.


Vitals

Company Name: Mode-al Limited
Incorporation Date: 2007-01-22
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-04-30

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The Generating Company

Paul Cockle
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The Generating Company is still running successful and both Dragon’s still retain their 20% share holding.


Vitals

Company Name: The Generating Company Limited
Incorporation Date: 2006-06-06
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2013-10-31

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Truly Madly Baby

Julie White
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the den the deal collapsed and Julie sought investment from an alternative source.


Vitals

Company Name: Truly Madly Baby Limited
Incorporation Date: 2008-05-27
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2013-09-30

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Bedlam Puzzles

Danny Bamping
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the Den Bamping decided to decline the Dragon’s offer and instead chose a bank loan. Bedlam Puzles Ltd is now dissolved and Bamping was declared bankrupt over an unpaid council tax bill.


Vitals

Company Name: Bedlam Puzzles Limited
Incorporation Date: 2002-04-18
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2008-03-31

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Square Mile

Dominic Killinger
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

15 months after accepting the investment, Killinger bought out both Dragons and promptly sold Square Mile to BT.


Vitals

Company Name: Square Mile International Limited
Incorporation Date: 2002-11-01
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2006-11-30

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Wonderland

Huw Gwyther
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

9 years on Peter Jones is still a Director of the company and his Investment company, Alda Capital Ltd own a 40% stake in the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Visual Talent Limited
Incorporation Date: 2004-03-30
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-04-30

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Snowbone

Nik Rawcliff
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the Den, Elnaugh provided the business with a cash injection, with an initial £7,000 being spent on branding, prototype and a website. However the deal was never fully finalised and Elnaugh pulled out of the deal meaning the full investment was never introduced into the business.


Vitals

Company Name: Snowbone Limited
Incorporation Date: 2005-01-28
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-12-31

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Elizabeth Galton Ltd

Elizabeth Galton
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Bannatyne and Elnaugh both pledged £55,000 for 15% however after the Den Galton only accepted Bannatyne’s offer, taking the remaining £55,000 from another private investor. The company was dissolved in 2008. Galton is now a designer at Aurum Group Limited who own Goldsmiths the Jewellers.


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Company Name: Elizabeth Galton Limited
Incorporation Date: 2004-12-15
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2006-12-31

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Mycorrhizal Systems Ltd

Paul Thomas
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The company is still successfully trading and Paul turned down the offer of investment after the show; deciding to go it alone without a cash injection.


Vitals

Company Name: Mycorrhizal Systems Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2005-02-14
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-02-28

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IV Cam

John and Phillip Petty
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

The deal petered out after the den due to th Dragon’s wanting to license the technology rather than manufacture the product.


Vitals

Company Name: Industrial Control Systems Limited
Incorporation Date: 1995-06-15
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-03-31

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Le Beanock

Tracey Herrtage
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After due dilligence the deal collapsed after the show and Elnaugh retracted her offer.


Vitals

Company Name: Le Beanock.com Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2009-10-16
Company Status: Active
Last Accounts Filed: 2015-10-31

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Grails Ltd

Tracey Grailey
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

Less than a year after winning the investment, Grails stopped trading, leaving several suppliers – mostly small family businesses – allegedly owed almost £85,000.


Vitals

Company Name: Grails Ltd
Incorporation Date: 2003-01-30
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: 2004-07-31

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Umbrolly

Charles Ejogo
Did the investment go through?
Still in business?

After The Den

After the Den the deal collapsed and Ejogo set up a new company taking investment from Burlington Investment Partners. The company ceased trading in March 2010.


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Company Name: Umbrolly Limited
Incorporation Date: 2005-03-08
Company Status: Dissolved
Last Accounts Filed: N/A