You should give as much information as necessary to enable us to assess your
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DRAGONS’ DEN APPLICATION FORM
Age: Date of Birth:
Home Address: Company
Present Occupation: Marital Status:
Previous Jobs (please
Name of business:
Describe your idea in
Amount of investment
% share in exchange:
In the Executive
Summary, you have the
chance to sell yourself
and your idea, and give
a clear and
of your business or
product. What problem
does your idea solve?
What stage are you at
with patent or
Where are you up to
with prototyping or
testing? Describe sales,
if your business is
trading. Please supply
information you feel
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Have you been on
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