Dragons’ Den: Thousands of pounds invested in Littlehampton man’s nutrition business

Entrepreneur Nathan Abbott is among the many homeowners of start-up agency Nutri-Genetix, which makes genetically-personalised meal-shakes based mostly on DNA.

The 24-year-old University of Chichester pupil, who oversees digital advertising and marketing, stated enterprise has boomed because the firm secured £50,000 from two Dragons.

Nathan added: “It was an intense expertise – we spent a variety of time making ready the pitch.

University of Chichester student Nathan Abbott is now working with Dragons Peter Jones and Touker Suleyman

University of Chichester pupil Nathan Abbott is now working with Dragons Peter Jones and Touker Suleyman

“Sadly, I couldn’t be on the set, due to Covid, however I did make the packing for every Dragon’s personalised shake – I should have checked the spelling of their names about 100 instances.

“BBC filming took two hours, and we secured funding from Peter Jones and Touker Suleyman.”

The pupil, from Littlehampton is now heading into the ultimate 12 months of his BSc (Hons) in Digital Marketing,

He can also be a Pride of Britain award-winner, who has funded surgical procedure and helped look after 1000’s of cleft youngsters within the growing world.

Pride of Britain award-winner Nathan has raised 1000’s for youngsters born cleft palates worldwide

A college spokesperson stated: “Nathan himself was born with a cleft lip and palate and was tragically bullied all through his youthful years.

“He channelled his adversity into sport and now talks overtly about his experiences – whereas finishing in excessive challenges together with his fundraising motion Freestyle 4 Smile.”

Nathan stated he ‘needed to combat to provide myself some goal’, including: “Growing up with a facial distinction, I used to be consistently pushed down and I felt nugatory.

“I began overtly sharing my tales of going by means of 30 operations, not solely to lift consciousness of cleft lip and palate, however to encourage others that life is price dwelling, even when going by means of adversity.

“When I obtained the Pride of Britain award, I realised I wasn’t simply nothing, individuals’s lives had been higher due to my work, and it was the proudest second of my life.”

With extra enterprise ventures deliberate, Nathan stated he stays dedicated to fundraising for youngsters in want of cleft lip and palate surgical procedure.

“I’m decided to get essentially the most from life,” he added. “If you do a couple of little issues every day, over time it provides as much as a variety of change.”

For extra on Nathan’s charity work see his social media channel instagram.com/freestyle4smile or examine his involvement with the Dragons’ Den pitch at www.nutri-genetix.com.

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