Dragons’ Den success Ben Pearson speaks to Business Live after winning pitch

A fashion entrepreneur who entered the Dragons’ Den to raise awareness of autism and walked out with £150,000 and an industry expert is looking forward to tailoring global growth.
Scunthorpe businessman Ben Pearson’s rags to riches tale wowed the celebrity investors, with plaudits across the board as they heard of the challenges he overcame. Now as contractual details are finalised between him and Touker Suleyman for the 35 per cent investment in plus-size specialist Big Clothing 4 U, he has reflected on 15 minutes of epic television that left viewers in tears.
The 30-year-old said: “It was really good and the aftermath, the outpouring, has been incredible. The amount of people saying they ended up in tears, how it resonates because they have autistic children; I’ve had former dragons and others who have be …