Dragons’ Den protegee shares her success story in Burnley

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Dragons’ Den protegee shares her success story in Burnley Dragons’ Den protegee shares her success story in Burnley

ONE of the proteges of Dragons’ Den is set to share her expertise with entrepreneurs at a broadband showcase early next month.

Kirsty Henshaw, originally from Preston, will be the keynote speaker at a Superfast Lancashire gathering in Burnley on Wednesday, February 5.

Business go-getters have been invited to a forum at Turf Moor which feature the innovative Longridge ice-cream maker.

She secured £65,000 from TV ‘dragons’ Duncan Bannatyne and Peter Jones to launch her desserts empire and she will be sharing a whole menu of business tips.

County council leader Coun Jennifer Mein said: “Superfast Lancashire will bring great benefits for the county – not just for individuals but for businesses too.

“A key part of the project is ensuring that business people across the county are fully aware of how access to high-speed broadband can help their businesses.”

The ‘Superfast’ broadband programme aims to bring greater internet connection speed to 97 per cent of businesses and homes in the county.

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