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Unleash The Dragon – InBusiness (Chambers Ireland)

May 14, 2012 Comments Off GavinDuffy

Dean Van Nguyen spoke to media mogul, entrepreneur and star of RTÉ’s Dragon’s Den Gavin Duffy on his recent fame and a life in business. Originally Appears in InBusiness magazine. - http://www.pagesonline.ie/issue/2012/inbusiness_spring_2012/#/18/   [caption id="attachment_664" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Gavin Duffy In Business Magazine[/caption] Sitting opposite Gavin Duffy is a rather unnerving experience. Having previously seen him reduce contestants to tears with ...

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We hate Being Told We’re FAT!

Jun 15, 2011 Comments Off GavinDuffy

One of the most talked about issues this summer has been the Stop the Spread Campaign from Safe Food, the State’s public health promotion and monitoring unit. Safe Food has boldly stated that two out of three of us are unhealthily overweight. In previous summers when they spent tax payers’ money politely and meekly telling ...

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Dragons’ Den returns tonight, 9:30pm on RTE 1.

Feb 20, 2011 Comments Off GavinDuffy

20th February 2011 Dragons’ Den returns tonight, 9:30pm on RTE 1. Be warned - in the first few minutes there is a blood bath between three of us. I cross swords with Niall O’Farrell and our new feisty female Dragon, Norah Casey. Norah settled into being a Dragon instantly. First and foremost she ...

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The Entrepreneur Show

Apr 27, 2010 Comments Off GavinDuffy

What a weekend, last Friday and Saturday and the Entrepreneur show. As a first time event it was a real success and congratulations to entrepreneur, Darren O'Toole who created and executed the show. The exhibitors I spoke to were all quite pleased with the show but I thought there were far too many talks going on. ...

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Marketing and how much money do you need to push sales?

Mar 8, 2010 Comments Off Gavin Duffy

What do you want to do with the money I’d Invest? Every week on Dragons’ Den people ask for an amount of money and they are always asked by the Dragons what are they going to do with it? Inevitably it falls into two big chunks, stock and marketing. So they will say, for example, they ...

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