A DRAGONS’ Den hopeful has actually been seen breaking down in tears as she revealed her bro passed away simply days prior to the first UK lockdown.
Sharon Keegan required to the den in a bid to secure ₤ 100,000 for an 11 percent share in her company Peachy Lean, which offers athleisure wear.
She satisfied face to face with Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden, Touker Souleyman, Tej Lalvani and Sara Davies to make her demand.
The businesswoman informed the Dragons’ about the impact Covid-19 had on her company, which sells “confidence in the kind of spandex and nylon”.
But the mum started to cry as she revealed an increase in orders was available in soon after the first wave of the pandemic, however didn’t have enough stock.
” March was a really difficult time for me,” Sharon explained. “My brother passed away 2 days before the lockdown. He was 35 and had two kids.”
The Dragons quickly actioned in with words of comfort, calling the business “remarkable” and saying her bro would be “proud”.
Tej stated: “Well it’s remarkable, you’ve grown business and you have actually gone from strength to strength and that’s great.”
” I ‘d envision he ‘d be extremely happy,” Peter added, to which Sharon responded: “He’s here with me today.”
All of the investors were moved by Sharon’s pitch and she walked away with both Sarah and Tej making deals for ₤ 50,000 each.
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” In spite of all the challenges you’ve had, you have actually had the ability to create something that will, I believe, become a big brand,” Tej concluded. “I’ll enjoy to share with Sara on this. I’ll use you the other 50,000 for 10%”.
It comes days after fans were left stunned when a “disrespectful” business owner landed a deal for his Backballer venture after blasting one of the stars.
Irish Noel surprised in the Den when he snapped: “You can’t have it both ways!” during tense settlements with Sara Davies.
Sara’s co-stars were amazed when she agreed to the 10 per cent deal – on the condition that she got her refund in the first 12 months.