BBC One’s newest investor for Dragons’ Den has explained how his relationship ‘fell apart’ as he dedicated himself to his business ventures.
Steven Bartlett, a Botswana-born businessman who built one of the world’s most influential social media organisations from the comfort of his university bedroom at the age of 21, joined the BBC panel of esteemed investors on last night’s show.
Before his 23rd birthday, Steven’s marketing company The Social Chain went public and now has a current market valuation of over £300m.
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SPECIAL CONSTABLES WILL BE PROTECTED
Statue of Argyle hero is on its way to city
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A New Lease on Life for Relics of the Cold War
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If You Can't Join ‘Em… Stream ‘Em
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In My Skin veers between coming-of-age comedy and serious drama.
Hogs head home
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IT WAS FORTY YEARS AGO TODAY...
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