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  • Deborah, Theo & Patrick launch antique services website

    Deborah, Theo & Patrick launch antique services website

    Deborah Meaden and Theo Paphitis, who invested in ValueMyStuff in 2010 on BBC’s Dragons' Den, are now launching the brand new valuemystuff.com website. Valuemystuff.com brought expert antique valuations to the masses but the new site is launched in response to customers telling them they need much more than just knowing what their items are worth!

  • Deborah talks about her time on Strictly Come Dancing

    Deborah talks about her time on Strictly Come Dancing

    Following her untimely exit from Strictly Come Dancing, where she impressed millions with her stamina, grit and growing skill, Deborah reflects on her time in the show. She discusses being out of her comfort zone, Robin Windsor, and waltzing with her husband.

  • Deborah backs Children’s Hospice SW £50 Challenge

    Deborah backs Children’s Hospice SW £50 Challenge

    Deborah is proud to be backing a new corporate fundraising initiative to support Children’s Hospice South West .

    The £50 Challenge encourages companies to use their business skills and innovation to generate as much money as possible for the children’s charity.  Passionate about the cause, Deborah is calling for businesses to make a real difference in their local community and put themselves to the test with The £50 Challenge.

  • Dragons' Den investment has Deborah on the run

    Dragons' Den investment has Deborah on the run

    The Running Mat, an innovative portable exercise mat and No Lippy Boot Camp, an award winning ladies only health and fitness programme, secure Deborah’s investment in episode 2 of series 11 of Dragons’ Den.

    Outdoor fitness trainer and founder of No Lippy Boot Camp Donna Kerr-Foley realised the need for a portable, waterproof and easy to clean exercise mat during her training sessions and impressed both Deborah and Kelly in the Den with her invention.

  • Steri Spray becomes top choice for NHS special care baby units

    Steri Spray becomes top choice for NHS special care baby units

    In 2012, after years of development and testing followed by a rigorous eight month trial Steri-Spray, the innovative showers that prevent legionnaires disease, were endorsed by the UK’s largest NHS Trust in Belfast as "an effective legionella control measure." Following on from the shower and due to demand the company have also added other products to their range, most notably the Steri Tap. Steri Taps are fast becoming the tap of choice throughout Special care baby units, ICU's and high dependency units in the NHS.

    Ian Helmore, the inventor behind Steri-Spray, secured investment for his potentially life saving invention from Deborah and Theo in Series 5 of the Dragons’ Den, but his appearance on the popular BBC2 programme was no publicity excercise.