Posted: Wed 30th Oct 2019
For series four, a brilliant line-up of entrepreneurs and experts share insights and inspiration on how to start and grow a brilliant business.
Hosted by Enterprise Nation head of content Dan Martin, we're covering issues including business growth, retail, late payment, mental health and alternative finance over 12 episodes.
Episode six: Behind the scenes at Dragons' Den
You might recognise this week's guests from TV.
In 2017 Ed Hollands won £30,000 investment on Dragons' Den from entrepreneur Jenny Campbell. Ed's business is DrivenMedia which allows brands to advertise on the back of trucks.
Before the Den, Jenny Campbell spent 32 years in banking after joining Natwest aged 16. She went on to buy YourCash, an independent cash machine provider, from RBS which she ran for 10 years before selling it in 2016.
It's rare to hear an investor and their investee together so this is a fascinating chat. Tune in for to hear issues covered including:
what it's really like to pitch on Dragons' Den
how Jenny Campbell decides to invest in a business
how to value your business
the state of entrepreneurship in the UK
Jenny's thoughts on why young people should get a job before starting a business
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Ths podcast was recorded and edited by Enterprise Nation member and audio production service, Podraffi.
To hear previous episodes of the Small Business Sessions, go here.