Episode 4: Card Cam
Q: Explain your Dragon's Den experience?
A: Very positive, went in on a whim, last minute decision. Both performers so nto nervous, quite relaxed. Prepared well, talk over what they wanted to say. Had a few bullet points, not intimidated very relaxed quite surprised.
Q: Who was the toughest Dragon?
Q: Were you nervous?
A: Performers so used to it quite relaxed.
Q: Were you surprised by some of the questions?
A: Ye completely, kept going on about how bad the prototype was couldn't believe that. Prototype wasn't an issue all the money went into the patent. Not rocket science, not about the prototype was about the patent couldn't see past the bad prototype know how to do it.
Q: Who was most interested in your idea?
Q: Would you have done anything differently?
A: No, made prototype better if they had more money but no not really, got investment so happy.
Q: Would you recommend applying for Dragon's Den to any other budding entrepreneurs?
A: Definitely, don't pin hopes on it, quite daunting if you're not used to public speaking or nervous, if it doesn't make a huge impact, shouldn't be final stop should be an option along the way
Q: What does this mean to you personally?
A: Confirms belief have something good an unusual, someone else see's potential, wrapped up in for last 5 yrs, personally good to see someone else see the potential that they saw, encouraging business man seeing potential.
Q: In five year's time where do you see your product/company?
A: On the shwelves in every single card shop in America, licensing it not making, up there with all the novelty cards, primarily America.
Q: What is your lasting memory of the Den?
A: Craic before the pitch, talking to the others, really nmice ppl making pitches that day, good day out.
Q: At any point did you think you wouldn't get the investment?
A: Yes, for the entire time right until gavin said at the very end, they were all so negative about it from the get go so right until the end, shocked.