Investment masterclass: Deborah Meaden on her life in business

Deborah Meaden, star of the hit BBC show Dragons' Den, is one of the highest-profile investors in the UK, famed for grilling entrepreneurs who want to secure financial backing for their businesses. She speaks to presenter Claer Barrett about how she goes about picking which companies to invest in, her commitment to green investment choices and about her new book, Why Money Matters, which explains money and finance to children. 


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Presented by Claer Barrett. Produced by Philippa Goodrich. Our executive producer is Manuela Saragosa. Sound design is by Breen Turner, with original music from Metaphor Music. Cheryl Brumley is the FT’s global head of audio.


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