Dragon’s Den seeking inventors and entrepreneurs

Dragon's Den will hold open auditions in Kamloops on Thursday, looking for the next big thing for the CBC Television hit series

Do you have a hot new invention or the next million-dollar idea? Does your small business need a boost from an investor? Think you can take on the Dragons?

Dragon’s Den will be holding open auditions in Kamloops on Thursday, Mar. 22, looking for the next big thing for the CBC Television hit series. The auditions will be held in the TRU Residence and Conference Centre (located at 900 McGill Road, Kamloops) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

No experience is necessary – just be ready to pitch your business in under five minutes and you could qualify for the show.

Need some help polishing your presentation skills or have questions regarding the process? Visit Colin O’Leary, the business retention and expansion specialist at Venture Kamloops, to help perfect your pitch for the Dragons. O’Leary has extensive experience in new business start-ups and has helped numerous entrepreneurs successfully compose and pitch to various Venture Capital and Angel Investor panels.

To help the local applicants prepare for auditions, appointments can be made for Tuesday, Mar. 20 or Wednesday, Mar. 21 by contacting Venture Kamloops at info@venturekamloops.com or phone 250-828-6818.