Matt Bullas to Appear on Dragons Den
January 24, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsMatt Bullas, a digital entrepreneur and expert online marketing consultant, is set to appear as a judge in a mock version of the 'Dragons Den' as part of the University of Chester Enterprise Challenge.
Matt Bullas will appear alongside three other Dragons in a mock-up of the famous television show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to eminent and commercially successful business people. The event will be played out as the part of the University of Chester Enterprise Challenge, where students shortlisted for the award will pitch their business ideas to the judging panel before a winner is eventually announced. The student with the winning business plan will be awarded with a £1,000 cash prize, and the runner-up will receive £500.
Other judges that are set to appear as Dragons include Lisa Collins, who is the current 'Wirral Woman of the Year', and owner of 'Daisy & Jake Ltd.', the largest private nursery chain in Wirral. Colin Kersley, who is the current CEO of M&S Money and has had a career spanning over 30 years at HSBC including the role of Head of Premier & Financial Planning. Also, Simon Nixon, the founder and majority shareholder of Moneysupermarket.com, who were floated on the London market for $1.5 billion in 2007, which is still the biggest pure play internet flotation in Europe. Matt Bullas is the founder and Managing Director of Click Consult, a multi-million pound turnover digital marketing agency based in Cheshire, as well as being the current Young Cheshire Business Person of the Year.
"I'm really looking forward to taking part in this spoof version of the Dragons Den for the University of Chester Enterprise Challenge. Although it is a mock-up of the show, I'm sure that all the judges and the contestants will be taking it very seriously as we attempt to select the most deserving winner of the£1,000 prize." said Matt Bullas. "There is a fantastic level of business acumen assembled on the judging panel, and with our collective input, the students entering the competition can be confident that they are having their business plans adjudicated by proven business experts. It's a great opportunity to promote the entrepreneurial spirit that I feel has helped me achieve success in my career, and is helping Click Consult expand and develop at such an exciting pace."