Posts Tagged ‘BBC’

ABC’s “Shark Tank” Spotlights Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

ABC’s recent reality TV show Shark Tank is an American version of the BBC show Dragon’s Den, which we featured in a previous post. These shows share an intriguing premise: entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of successful businesspeople, in hopes of receiving venture capital or at least a helpful critique. There are a few clips on the official homepage, and many more on Hulu.

Watch business pitches on BBC’s Dragons’ Den

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Check out the addictive BBC show Dragons’ Den, in which¬†entrepreneurs make a pitch for investment to five venture capitalists who decide whether to invest their own money in exchange for equity. Aside from the drama, you can learn a lot about presentation skills and what goes into judging whether a business idea will actually work. You can watch several full episodes, such as the one below, online.