Peter Jones

Peter Jones CBE is a British entrepreneur, businessman, and television personality. He is the last remaining original investor on the BBC One show Dragons’ Den and has also appeared as a guest shark on the ABC reality television series Shark Tank.

Jones was born in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, on March 18, 1966. He graduated from the University of East Anglia with a degree in business studies.

After graduating from college, Jones worked as a management consultant. In 1998, he founded Phones International Group, a mobile phone retailer. The company quickly became successful and was sold to Dixons Retail in 2006 for £1.5 billion.

Jones is also the founder of several other businesses, including White Stuff, a clothing retailer, and Jones & Partners, a recruitment agency. He is also a venture capitalist and has invested in several start-up companies.

Jones illuminates ABC’s Shark Tank with his insights, frequently sitting as a guest shark. Entrepreneurs pitch with the hope of securing his backing, and he has indeed taken several under his wing.

Jones is a role model for aspiring entrepreneurs. He is a reminder that anyone can achieve their dreams if they are willing to work hard and never give up.

Here are some other notable achievements in Peter Jones’s life and career:

  • He was awarded the CBE for services to entrepreneurship in 2010.
  • He is the author of several books, including “The Start Up Bible” and “The Amazing Business Book”.
  • He is the founder of the Peter Jones Foundation, a charity that helps young people start their own businesses.

Peter Jones has etched his success with a blend of foresight and determination. His accomplishments offer rich lessons in strategic entrepreneurship.