Complete One applauds Whitley Bay Duo on Dragons Den Success

Complete One applauds Whitley Bay Duo on Dragons Den Success

Event marketing specialists, Complete One, are avid fans of the entrepreneurial platform, Dragons Den. Managing Director; Glen Lowes applauded the entrepreneurs from the North East who secured an investment into their protein snack firm Oatein.

Since their launch in 2012, Complete One has become a hub for aspiring entrepreneurs. The event-marketing experts have created an incubator for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit.  Managing Director, Glen Lowes has coached and mentored many businessmen and women, helping them to become successful business owners.

As a firm with a keen interest in entrepreneurship, they view shows like Dragons Den and The Apprentice that shine a spotlight on aspiring entrepreneurs, with a keen eye.

Owners of North East protein snack firm Oatein, John Paul Gardner and Andy Dixon made their pitch on the latest episode of the BBC show.

The duo, who met in the boxing ring, set up the Whitley Bay-based firm in 2016. Their mission was to break into the healthy snack market, producing a growing range of protein-fuelled snacks. The firm began by producing its flagship flapjack, which combines healthy, slow energy release protein and oats. Since then, they have created a wide range of products including brownies, protein bars, cookies and peanut butter in a variety of flavours which provides consumers with the health benefits of complex carbs, fibre, and additional protein. Since their launch, Oatein has sold more than 2.5m bars, flapjacks, and cookies in around 60 countries worldwide – with exports accounting for a phenomenal 90% of turnover.

The objective of entering the den was to tap into the potential of the rapidly expanding UK healthy eating market. The Geordie duo’s product was an instant hit with the much-feared dragons, resulting in the pair receiving three offers of investment. Making one of the quickest decisions seen in the den, the pair agreed to partner with Peter Jones, in a five-figure deal, giving the dragon 20% of the business for £50,000.

Managing Director at Complete One, Glen Lowes applauded the pitch and deal that the duo won, ‘It’s always great to see people who are following their passion, achieving their goals,’ stated the business owner.

As advocates of entrepreneurship, Complete One offers the opportunity for those with a good business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset to make their goals a reality, via their internal development program.

Complete One is an ambitious and dynamic outsourced sales and marketing company, specialising in customer acquisition through in-person promotions. In a world of ever advancing technologies, they offer their clients something that is often lacking in today’s digital world, the personal touch.

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