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Dragon Slayers Nab £100,000 For A 4pc Slice Of Their Kids Publishing Start-up

Posted at 7:38AM Monday 28 Jul 2014

Three dads and an uncle, who made a book about a child who lost their name, have walked out of the Dragons' Den with £100,000 to grow their fledgling publishing and technology business.

The investment was made in exchange for just 4pc of the company, which values Lost My Name at £2.5m, the highest valuation in the history of the programme.

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