The Dragons say no, but AJ Joshi offers to invest in Plinth

I had a tweet just after the Dragons’ Den show was broadcast from an Entrepreneur called AJ Joshi. It simply said “I will invest in this. Let’s talk.” Today Helen and I went to London together, and met AJ at the Institute of Directors. What an amazing guy! We talked for nearly 4 hours about …

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Plinth features on BBC’s Dragons’ Den – website gets over 6,000 visitors in a day!

In February I had a call from a researcher at the BBC saying they had just seen an article about my product, and thought is would be perfect for Dragons’ Den. I was very reticent – I’m not keen on cameras and ‘blowing my own trumpet’. However, all my friends persuaded me that it was …

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Success! Plinth attracts £32,000 of investment from 1270 backers!

What a rollercoaster the last few weeks have been! I have never been very good at courting attention from the media, and have never engaged with social media. But in order to get the word out and attract attention to the kickstarter project, I have done my best to learn these skills. Everything took off …

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My first ‘home grown product’ goes live on Kickstarter

For over a year I have been working on a design for a new pocket stand to hold my iPad whilst working. It has proved really tricky to get the right balance between stability, adjustability, size and convenience. The 3D printer has been building an endless string of parts as I have modified the design. …

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