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DRAGONS' DEN REVIEW - Episode 904
Season 9 - Episode 4. Original air date: November 5, 2014
Pitch One: Underworld LARP - Asking $60K for 25% Valuation: $240K. million.
David Ashby from Toronto, ON, seeks Dragon dollars for his Live Action Role-Playing business which include detailed story lines and quests for the participants. According to David, it is all about 'escapism' and players pay to use their intellectual property, stories, and rules. The players are provided with the beginning of the story, write the ending themselves, and live in the story for three days. They currently rent land near Lindsay, Ontario and are looking for investment to acquire their own property and facility to accommodate games. I don't think the amount they are asking for comes even close.