Who is Cath Kidston MBE?

Name: Cath Kidston MBE Businesses: Kidston founded international retail home furnishing and clothing chain Cath Kidston Why you should know about her: From a single shop in Holland Park selling tea-towels and renovated furniture, to an international chain of over 200, Cath Kidston’s decidedly English brand is instantly recognisable around […]

Dragons’ Den success stories: Craft Clubs

Company name: Craft Clubs Description: A subscription box service delivering monthly artisan gins and sparkling wines, along with snacks and magazines, to subscribers Series: 14 Year: 2016 Investment received: £75,000 for 12.5% equity Dragon investor: Sarah Willingham Capitalising on the soaring popularity of gin and the growing appetite among drinkers […]

Dragons’ Den success stories: Cocofina

Company name: Cocofina Description: Coconut-based food and drink business retailing coconut water, snacks, baking ingredients and more Series: 14 Year: 2016 Investment sought: £75,000 for 5% equity Why didn’t the Dragons invest? Founder Jacob Thundil accepted a joint offer of £75,000 for 20% equity from Sarah Willingham and Nick Jenkins, […]

Dragons’ Den success stories: Wonderbly

Company name: Wonderbly (rebranded from Lost My Name) Description: Personalised illustrated fiction books for children Series: 12 Year: 2014 Investment received: £100,000 for 4% equity Dragon investor: Piers Linney Still in business? Yes Shaking up the traditional publishing industry with a dose of cutting-edge technology, Wonderbly uses clever algorithms to […]