Episode 2: Up Cycle
Q: Explain your Dragon's Den experience?
A: Was a good opportunity, really nervous, pitch went alright, mouth went dry during questions, embarrassing. I'm Coming up with 6 ideas that you add a bottle cap to makes a whole range of different products.
Q: Who was the toughest Dragon?
A: 1st 4 questions positive, all from the guys/ Norah a little bit negative, still see it as a college project. 2nd batch of questions from the guys- constructive criticism.. All had something good and constructive to say. Bobby caught me out on a question, why do you think it would sell in a certain area of a shop (something to look into).
Q: Were you nervous?
A: Pretty nervoius, mouth dried up during the questions.
Q: Were you surprised by some of the questions?
A: Bobby. Good to realise that and work from there.
Q: Who was most interested in your idea?
Q: Would you have done anything differently?
A: Tough to say, went in with no figures, big mistake would have delayed it a year to change that. Maybe brought Water
Q: Would you recommend applying for Dragon's Den to any other budding entrepreneurs?
A: Yes defintitely, get consultancy for free, give criticism in a good way, 5 successful business minds look at your business and pick out issues with it.
Q: What does this mean to you personally?
A: Like the whole idea of it, liked getting the criticism, will be pretty embarrassed by it.
Q: In five year's time where do you see your product/company?
A: Talking to someone re. getting business partner, hopefull get a partner and push it, will be on the side until it takes off, part time try hit the irish market, focus on Irish market next 3 yrs, expand yr 4 and 5.
Q: What is your lasting memory of the Den?
A: Dry mouth nervous during questioning.