About the Author
Deborah Meaden launched her own glass and ceramics export company straight out of business college. Duncan Bannatyne began by trading in cars, but it was with an ice cream van that he changed the course of his life. Peter Jones' entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 16, when he founded a tennis academy. Theo Paphitis has turned Ryman, Contessa, La Senza and Partners the Stationers into successful and profitable retail businesses. James Caan's business interests are consultancy and outsourcing. Richard Farleigh has possibly invested in more new UK companies than any other British investor. Evan Davis is an economist and journalist.