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Dragons' Den (HD) (DV)

Dragons' Den (HD) (DV)

Entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to get investment finance from The Dragons - six multi-millionaires who have the knowledge and experience to turn worthwhile ideas into incredible fortunes.

A spectacular new season of Dragons' Den returns to CBC along with fan favourite, Arlene Dickinson! This season sizzles with 20 dramatic episodes featuring six multi-millionaires who have the knowledge and experience to turn worthwhile ideas into incredible fortunes. Season 12 also includes an array of new specials, including "Inside The Den" where past entrepreneurs return to relive the deals that changed their lives.

Arlene Dickinson, Jim Treliving, Joe Mimran, Manjit Minhas, Michael Wekerle, Michele Romanow

Dianne Buckner hosts, and your Dragons include:

Jim Treliving, franchise baron - This former RCMP officer has 40 years of franchising experience with both Boston Pizza and Mr. Lube. He also manages a portfolio of multi-million dollar sports and real-estate investments.

Michael Wekerle, Finance Phenom - As the reigning rock star of Canadian finance, Michael Wekerle made his fortune investing in tech and media companies. Most recently, Wekerle founded and was appointed CEO of the merchant banking firm Difference Capital, where he oversees a vast investment portfolio that runs the gamut from Virgin Gaming to Mark Wahlberg's burger franchise, Wahlburgers.

Michele Romanow is the co-founder of Buytopia.ca - one of Canada's top daily deal sites, recently ranked #3 on Canada's list of fastest growing companies. Featured on the list of 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, Forbes also chose Michele as the only Canadian to rank as one of the top 20 most disruptive "Millennials on a Mission."

Joe Mimran - Joe is among Canada's leading fashion pioneers. Throughout his storied career he has founded and built brands that helped define the industry landscape, including Joe Fresh, Club Monaco, Alfred Sung, Caban and--with his wife, Kimberley Newport-Mimran--Pink Tartan. With an intuitive design vision and a keen business sense, Joe has been at the forefront of fashion and retail for over thirty years.

Manjit Minhas is the co-founder and co-owner of Minhas Breweries and Distillery. Though trained as a petroleum engineer, she has become a specialist in brand development, marketing, sales management and retail negotiations, having been recognized for several business industry awards such as PROFIT magazine's "Top Growth Entrepreneur", Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs in Canada, Calgary's Top 40 under 40, Chatelaine Magazine's "Top Entrepreneur Woman of The Year 2011" and The Sikh Centennial Foundation Award 2014.

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Original broadcast: Fall 2006

This program belongs to the following categories:

  • Lifestyle & Human Interest

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