•   
  •   
  •   

Entertainment Dragon's Den viewers left emotional by single mother who got an offer

14:45  09 april  2021
14:45  09 april  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Dieter Bohlen: Will he still be paid by RTL until 2022?

 Dieter Bohlen: Will he still be paid by RTL until 2022? Nobody would have expected this message! For almost 20 years, Dieter Bohlen (67) has been an integral part of the popular casting show " Germany is looking for the superstar ". However, this should soon be over, as RTL announced in a press release on March 11th! © Getty Images gettyimages-456791838.jpg Dieter Bohlen stops with DSDS and with "Supertalent". In the video above you can see how the transmitter explains itself.

a person standing in front of a building: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Dragon's Den viewers were left 'blubbing' last night after an inspirational 'mumpreneur' who launched a range of afro-textured hair products while working a part-time job and raising two children won backing from Sara Davies.

Kameese Davis, from Birmingham, was seeking a £50,000 investment in exchange for a 20 per cent share in her brand Nylah.

After an emotional pitch, her low sales figures and the threat of a successful competitor in the market saw her lose Deborah Meaden, Peter Jones, Tej Lalvani and Touker Suleyman.

But Sara saw potential and offered tearful Kameese all the money for a for 40 per cent of her business.

Raya And The Last Dragon leads the box office for the third weekend

  Raya And The Last Dragon leads the box office for the third weekend By Rebecca RubinLOS ANGELES, March 21 (Variety.com) - Disney's animated adventure "Raya and the Last Dragon" led the domestic box office in its third weekend, illustrating the appeal of family films as Hollywood attempts to mount a moviegoing revival.Raya and the Last Dragon collected $5.2 million from 2,261 theaters through Sunday, representing a scant 5% decline, according to Variety.Disney can thank the reopening of Los Angeles movie theaters for the stellar hold in ticket sales.

Viewers at home were thrilled, with many impressed by the entrepreneur's passion and drive. One tweeted: 'Pair of us blubbing at the telly. If we had the money we'd have invested in @Nylah_UK and Kam.'

Another commented: 'The wife and I were rooting for her. I think she will go far, she is clearly a clever, driven and talented woman. Glad she got an investment,' while one wrote: 'So happy too! Totally welled up too when she got her offer.'

Fashion Looks The 2000s: These were the biggest Fails

 Fashion Looks The 2000s: These were the biggest Fails They celebrated their first wedding day on 8 July 2020 - and are still heavy in love today! Cindy (31) and Alex (45) occurred at the dome show " Wedding at first look " at its first meeting in front of the Traualtar. An unusual love experiment that seems to have actually worked in the couple! © instagram / cindy.hadeb Wedding at first sight To prove all skeptics that it says it with Alex serious , the 31-year-old even stabbed a tattoo! Cindy's thigh adorn the letters "Hadeb", the abbreviation f

Having already won several industry awards for her haircare products, Kameese said investment from a dragon would be a 'game-changer' for her business.

During her pitch she revealed her range was inspired by her daughter, explaining: 'I wanted her to know from her earliest memory that her hair was magnificent, so it didn't need to be straightened to fit into a linear beauty ideal.

'However my daughter had eczema, so caring for her hair presented me with several challenges. What I was seeking was a high performance product driven by innovation and backed by evidence.'

Spotting a gap in the market, Kameese launched Nylah in March 2018 and has since sold more 3,000 units and is in high level talks with Superdrug, having turned down a listing with Holland and Barrett.

a bottle of wine: Spotting a gap in the market, Kameese launched Nylah in March 2018 and has since sold more 3,000 units and is in high level talks with Superdrug, having turned down a listing with Holland and Barrett © Provided by Daily Mail Spotting a gap in the market, Kameese launched Nylah in March 2018 and has since sold more 3,000 units and is in high level talks with Superdrug, having turned down a listing with Holland and Barrett

'I have done all of this without working capital whilst working part time and having to raise two small children,' she added.

These wines make the spring rosé

 These wines make the spring rosé of tender rose quartz over copper to strong pink ranges the color spectrum. Rosé is the color of vine spring. © Getty Images / iStockphoto / Tunicsel / iStockphoto Sun, Terrace, Balcony, Park bench - What suits as an aperitif, as a lunch, to salads and pasta, to grilled or fish alike? Anyone who has a rosé in the fridge does not follow any trend, but is flexible in the warm season. Because Rosé means more than "red wine grapes for white wine fans".

The dragons grilled her over her sales numbers, with Kameese revealing she turned over £12,000 in her first year with a gross profit of £8,000, which increased to £9,000 the following year after adding another £2,000 to her turnover.


Gallery: 14 Steve Jobs Quotes That Offered Great Advice For Entrepreneurs (Entrepreneur)

Steve Jobs holding a phone: Steve Jobs, who died in 2011, remains one of the most quoted people in modern history. And why not? He lead several companies, most notably Apple, which revolutionized personal computers, communications, and both the music and film industries.  Plus, man, could Jobs talk. When people talk about how chief executives need communication skills, Jobs should be Exhibit A. Just Google “Steve Jobs” and you can spend a day reading interviews or watching videos of his many speeches.  Of course, his quotes are everywhere, too. So in creating this list we looked specifically for quotes that can inspire or advise entrepreneurs. We also sought quotes that may not be quite as famous, such as the ones revealed this year by Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi.  A frequent critique of any list such as this, or even some of Jobs speeches, is that “not everyone can be Steve Jobs.” These miss the point. If your business is far from cutting-edge technology – maybe you run a cupcake bakery or an internet marketing company – that doesn’t mean that Jobs’ experiences and lessons don’t apply. We can’t all be William Shakespeare or Vince Lombardi, either, but that doesn’t stop people from drawing lessons from what they had to say.  Plus, with the well-received “Steve Jobs” film hitting cable, he is back on the minds of many people. And a whole new generation of young people are getting exposed to his story.  You may notice a theme of shaking up the status quo runs through many of these quotes. That’s as it should be. You didn’t become an entrepreneur – or aspire to be one - because you wanted to follow the herd. Entrepreneurship isn’t the arena for the followers.   

'It is a business with a huge amount of potential but I haven't been able to maximise the opportunity because of constraints with finances,' she said.

She added that another packaging concept is imminent, after Deborah Meaden pointed out it wasn't immediately obvious her products cater to afro and textured hair.

Kameese admitted there is another company producing a similar range which recently received investment, but insisted the market is 'big enough for us to be quite lucrative'.

Beata Kozidrak in a blue shirt: After losing most of the dragons, Kameese's hope was restored when Sara said her business could be worth the quarter of a million pounds she envisaged with her on board © Provided by Daily Mail After losing most of the dragons, Kameese's hope was restored when Sara said her business could be worth the quarter of a million pounds she envisaged with her on board

'All of our sales have been organic so our growth to date is pretty much me championing the brand. The first time I approached a buyer cold, Holland and Barrett, they wanted the product, they saw the potential in it,' she explained.

Fact check: Biden's speech had an estimated 26.9 million viewers

  Fact check: Biden's speech had an estimated 26.9 million viewers The president’s first address to Congress had 26.9 million viewers, not 11.6 million as claimed in a social media post.An April 29 Facebook post from James T. Harris, a conservative radio host and social media personality, lists television ratings for five past presidential addresses — four from former President Donald Trump and one from Biden. The post says Biden’s address to Congress had only 11.6 million viewers, compared to 37.2 million viewers for Trump’s 2020 State of the Union speech.

'I turned them down - it was a very difficult decision but I felt that they didn't understand the market but also they really wanted to reduce my RRP [recommended retail price], which I thought was risk heavy for myself and it was such an early stage in my business that I wasn't willing to take that risk.

'And several months later I entered into the Superdrug open house competition and they offered me to list with them.'

But her determined pitch wasn't enough to convince all but one of the dragons, with Deborah telling Kameese she didn't feel she was 'there yet' with her brand.

But her hope was restored when Sara said her business could be worth the quarter of a million pounds she envisaged with her on board.

a person posing for the camera: In tears, thrilled Kameese accepted Sara's 'brilliant' investment offer and promised to make her proud © Provided by Daily Mail In tears, thrilled Kameese accepted Sara's 'brilliant' investment offer and promised to make her proud

'I think you've got some real drive and determination and it's not an area of the market I'm familiar with - but I believe in you,' she told an emotional Kameese.

'In my eyes you've done the really difficult bit, and so I'm willing to make you an offer because I would really like to back another "mumpreneur" really going places.'

Sara offered to reduce her 40 per cent stake in the business to 30 if she got her money back within the first 18 months, adding: 'That feels like a way I could make that work, potentially for you and for me.'

ISS: Thomas Pesquet Immortalizes Brittany from the

 ISS: Thomas Pesquet Immortalizes Brittany from the space after the Normandy and Paris, the French astronaut captured the Breton tip with its smartphone © Spacex Thomas Pesquet, with a digital tablet, in the spatial shuttle Crew- SPACEX Dragon 2. Space - After Normandy and Paris, the French astronaut captured the Breton tip with his smartphone was already known Brittany seen from the sky through many published photographic books. But seen from space is much rarer.

Thrilled Kameese accepted her 'brilliant' offer and promised to make Sara proud.

Upon leaving the den, she said: 'It's tough raising children and raising a brand, it's a delicate balance, but we can do it, we're mums, we can do it.'

Viewers welled up at home, with one tweeting: 'Oh FFS now I'm balling at @BBCDragonsDen because @SaraDaviesCC has just made Cam's dreams come true. I'm done for tonight.'

Another wrote: 'Absolutely well done Kam @Nylah_UK a very emotional #dragonsden great product. Good luck.'

And one tweeted: 'Brought bloomin' tears to my eyes there, but I'm glad you saw the potential and I'm sure with your help Kam will dominate the market #dragonsden.'

Dragon's Den airs Thursdays at 8pm on BBC One.

Read more

Woman grates a hard-boiled EGG over her spaghetti Bolognese .
The British NHS nurse, known only as Nurse Emma on her popular social media account, has gone viral after sharing a video of her unusual food combination. She shows viewers how she grates a hard-boiled egg over her pasta dish, before also adding cheese on top.But the bizarre topping left TikTok viewers bewildered, and others disgusted, with one writing: 'I'm sure this is illegal... if it's not it should be.

usr: 0
This is interesting!