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Enter the Lady Dragon – Rachel Elnaugh

Rachel Elnaugh shot to fame in 2005 as one of the Dragons on BBCTV's BAFTA nominated cult business show Dragon's Den.

Rachel Elnaugh shot to fame in 2005 as one of the Dragons on BBCTV's BAFTA nominated cult business show Dragon's Den.

Ladies, take note.

The National Library Board will be hosting Rachel Elnaugh, one of Britain’s high-profile female entrepreneurs, on 1 October for an exclusive talk to share about her entrepreneurship journey.

Why should you listen to her?  Rachel created market-leading experiences brand Red Letter Days at the age of 24, generated over £100million in turnover in the 16 years that she ran it, and earned an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2002. She was also shortlisted for the 2001 Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year award and the Growing Business Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2002. She later shot to fame in 2005 as one of the Dragons on BBCTV‘s BAFTA nominated cult business show Dragon’s Den.

Event Details

Enter the Lady Dragon: An Entrepreneur’s perspective on challenges and breakthroughs with Rachel Elnaugh
Date/Time: 1 October 2009, Thursday, 3 pm – 5 pm
Venue: Level 16, The Pod, National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street

The talk is free, but registration is required. You can register here.

(In case you’re wondering, it’s open to men as well.)


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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