Dragons’ Den Success Stories

At Commerce Garage we work directly with entrepreneurs and founders helping them achieve their business growth goals and take their business to the next level. We’ve worked with a number of Canadian startups that pitched and received Dragons’ Den investments and offers. Whether you’re getting ready to audition on the popular Canadian TV show or have received funding from one of the Dragons we’ll help you accelerate your business online.

Undoubtedly one of the most successful Canadian startups, Endy, secured a $1 million investment from Michele Romanow, Joe Mimran and Arlene Dickinson.  Since then, the company has expanded their product line and was recently acquired by Sleep Country Canada for $89 million.

Flytographer connects travellers with hand-picked local professional photographers in nearly 300 destinations for fun, candid vacation photo shoots. Nicole Smith, CEO & Founder of Flytographer pitched on Dragon’s Den and received an offer, however she chose to decline it.  Since that pitch, Flytographer has doubled monthly revenue and expanded to dozens more destinations.

truLOCAL makes it easy to get locally sourced meat on a regular basis with monthly subscriptions. When they pitched on Dragon’s Den, they received a joint offer of $100K for 10% from Michelle Romanow and Joe Mimran.

With an impressive product demo and entertaining pitch, a Montreal based company made a deal with three Dragons, Michelle Romanow, Vincenzo Guzzo, and Manjit Minhas for $1 million dollar investment for 30% of the company.

When Jeremy initially pitched WINR games he didn’t get a deal.  After taking Dragons’ feedback and growing his revenue and user base, Jeremy was invited back to pitch.  The second time, he didn’t leave empty handed.  Michelle Romanow decided to make a deal and invest in Jeremy’s mobile games that allow users to earn real cash for playing games.

With an impressive product demo and entertaining pitch, a Montreal based company made a deal with three Dragons, Michelle Romanow, Vincenzo Guzzo, and Manjit Minhas for $1 million dollar investment for 30% of the company.

When Tapplock pitched on Dragon’s Den, they haven’t even shipped a single product.  But their solution to an industry that hasn’t innovated in decades caught the attention and investment from Michelle Romanow. Since then they’ve become a dominant player in smart lock space.

Sprout Collection is an online clothing rental service specializing in maternity wear.   Sprout Collection enables new mothers-to-be to wear stylish clothing without breaking the bank.  On Dragons Den, Joyce Lim, pitched her service to raise additional funds to help expand beyond maternity wear.  Although they didn’t get a deal on the show, the team behind Sprout Collection is proceeding with their expansion plans.

Zoey Shamai pitched a new twist on ancient tonic that her company Tonica Kombucha produces.  After receiving multiple offers, Zoey decided to take an offer from Jim Treliving and Kevin O’Leary.

Kevin Alto appeared on Dragons Den in early 2019, asking for $50K for 10% of his company Alto Collective. Co-founders, Kevin and Owen Alto hand craft unique wooden accessories.  On the show they received and accepted an offer from Manjit Minhas.

Undoubtedly one of the most successful Canadian startups, Endy, secured a $1 million investment from Michele Romanow, Joe Mimran and Arlene Dickinson.  Since then, the company has expanded their product line and was recently acquired by Sleep Country Canada for $89 million.

Flytographer connects travellers with hand-picked local professional photographers in nearly 300 destinations for fun, candid vacation photo shoots. Nicole Smith, CEO & Founder of Flytographer pitched on Dragon’s Den and received an offer, however she chose to decline it.  Since that pitch, Flytographer has doubled monthly revenue and expanded to dozens more destinations.

truLOCAL makes it easy to get locally sourced meat on a regular basis with monthly subscriptions. When they pitched on Dragon’s Den, they received a joint offer of $100K for 10% from Michelle Romanow and Joe Mimran.

With an impressive product demo and entertaining pitch, a Montreal based company made a deal with three Dragons, Michelle Romanow, Vincenzo Guzzo, and Manjit Minhas for $1 million dollar investment for 30% of the company.

When Jeremy initially pitched WINR games he didn’t get a deal.  After taking Dragons’ feedback and growing his revenue and user base, Jeremy was invited back to pitch.  The second time, he didn’t leave empty handed.  Michelle Romanow decided to make a deal and invest in Jeremy’s mobile games that allow users to earn real cash for playing games.

With an impressive product demo and entertaining pitch, a Montreal based company made a deal with three Dragons, Michelle Romanow, Vincenzo Guzzo, and Manjit Minhas for $1 million dollar investment for 30% of the company.

When Tapplock pitched on Dragon’s Den, they haven’t even shipped a single product.  But their solution to an industry that hasn’t innovated in decades caught the attention and investment from Michelle Romanow. Since then they’ve become a dominant player in smart lock space.

Sprout Collection is an online clothing rental service specializing in maternity wear.   Sprout Collection enables new mothers-to-be to wear stylish clothing without breaking the bank.  On Dragons Den, Joyce Lim, pitched her service to raise additional funds to help expand beyond maternity wear.  Although they didn’t get a deal on the show, the team behind Sprout Collection is proceeding with their expansion plans.

Zoey Shamai pitched a new twist on ancient tonic that her company Tonica Kombucha produces.  After receiving multiple offers, Zoey decided to take an offer from Jim Treliving and Kevin O’Leary.

Kevin Alto appeared on Dragons Den in early 2019, asking for $50K for 10% of his company Alto Collective. Co-founders, Kevin and Owen Alto hand craft unique wooden accessories.  On the show they received and accepted an offer from Manjit Minhas.

Share This