Next Gen Den Auditions Are On Now

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Media Release: CBC


July 31, 2015- Are you a young entrepreneur in need of money to fuel your start-up, idea or small business? Then apply online for a chance to pitch on the next installment of NEXT GEN DEN, presented by Wolf Blass Wines. Next Gen Den is Dragons' Den for an online world, featuring the next generation of Dragons. Shorter and made for mobile, these webisodes are a launching pad for young entrepreneurs, pitching start-ups and early-stage businesses to investors with the knowledge and cash to take those companies to the next level. But remember - the rules of the Den remain the same – pitchers must get all the money they ask for, or they walk away with nothing. To be eligible, entrepreneurs must be 40 years old or younger.

Watch season 1 webisodes

Casting is now open with filming set to take place in Toronto in late September. Don’t miss the chance to make your dreams a reality. APPLY HERE

DRAGONS’ DEN is the highest-rated Canadian unscripted program on during the regular television season, with an average audience of more than one million Canadians each week. In addition to its success on-air, DRAGONS’ DEN is also a hit online, boasting an active and engaged online community and averaging more than 650,000 page views per month. Full episodes and exclusive behind-the-scenes content can be viewed at DRAGONS’ DEN is filmed at the CBC Broadcasting Centre in Toronto and airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC Television. Tracie Tighe is executive producer and Amy Bourne and Molly Middleton are senior producers. Dianne Buckner hosts.

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