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I was lucky enough to get to pitch to the Dragons (Canadian version of Shark Tank). Twice. The first time was for Next Gen Den : the web version of the Canadian show. The second time was for the French version of the show in Quebec, Canada. Smaller viewership, but still worth it. In each category, I talk about both my experiences, takeaways from what happened to me, and stuff to consider or do at that point. 1 : Application The application process itself is pretty straightforward : fill an online form detailing every aspect of your business and hope for the best. Also, before applying, you should consider the followings : When to pitch to the Dragons? The timing : Are you ready? Also, you want to wait until you do not need the money. First, the whole process takes a ridiculous amount of time. What kind of business to pitch? The sector vs the dragons/sharks : if none of them know your industry, maybe they simply won’t be able to help you.

Do you need the Dragons/Sharks at all? 2 : Interview.