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Penang Boy Makes BBC Show Judges Cry & Gets RM250,000 Investment When Pitching Mom's Chili Paste - WORLD OF BUZZ
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Have you ever seen Shark Tank? Well, Dragons’ Den is somewhat like Shark Tank’s older sibling. It’s a reality show where entrepreneurs come and pitch their business ideas to potential investors with the hopes of getting some moolah to take their business to the next level.

Penang Entrepreneur Got BBC's Dragons Crying With His Pitch And A RM250,000 Investment - WORLD OF BUZZ

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Recently, a Malaysian entrepreneur, William Chew from Penang decided to enter the Dragons’ Den to pitch his Mak Tok’s Chilli paste business. Spoiler alert! He made them cry, not because of the spiciness, but because of his honesty, humility, and passion.

Penang Entrepreneur Got BBC's Dragons Crying With His Pitch And A RM250,000 Investment - WORLD OF BUZZ 3

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His pitch was so heartwarming, even the toughest Dragon shed his tears. As explained by William in the episode, the chilli paste was a recipe he got from his mother and he launched the business with his cousin.

Penang Entrepreneur Got BBC's Dragons Crying With His Pitch And A RM250,000 Investment - WORLD OF BUZZ 2

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Although four dragons respectfully declined to support Chew because he could not come up with proper sales figures. the fifth dragon, Sarah Davies, decided to invest about RM256,500 (USD61,000) in Mak Tok’s Chili Paste based on his story alone! Woot! Woot!

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Hopefully, with his humility, passion and now, backing by an investor, William Chew will be able to take his Mak Tok’s Chili Paste to unprecedented levels!

Also read: Young, Successful, and Malaysian: 3 Rising Local Millionaires You Probably Don’t Know About

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