Gary Neville invests £50k in rugby star’s ice tub start-up on Dragons’ Den

Former Saracens and Harlequins hooker Joe Grey has gone into enterprise with Gary Neville after the soccer broadcaster invested £50,000 in his restoration start-up on BBC TV present Dragons’ Den.

Grey, 35, now coaches at London Scottish and began MyoMaster together with his spouse Lottie Whyte after he tried to deal with a recurring Achilles tendonitis harm with a home-made machine utilizing makeshift instruments in his kitchen.

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The pair appeared on Thursday evening’s episode of Dragons’ Den, the place they had been searching for a £100,000 funding of their enterprise, which was created in 2020 to revolutionise restoration and options therapeutic massage weapons, compression remedy gadgets and moveable ice baths.

The entrepreneurial couple had been fortunate sufficient to obtain presents from 4 of the Dragons on the well-known BBC Two present. Deborah Meaden, Peter Jones, Sara Davies and Neville had been all inquisitive about getting concerned however in the long run, they plumped for the latter two who each sunk £50,000 into the enterprise.

Commenting on the expertise, MyoMaster co-founder Whyte, the youngest ever board member for M&C Saatchi PR, stated: “Going into the Den was a once-in-a-lifetime alternative. Presenting to a number of the greatest names within the enterprise world and being grilled on each side of our model was a tremendous expertise.

“By combining Gary’s sporting connections and expertise with Sara’s enterprise experience, this may actually assist open doorways for us on this subsequent section of our journey. Happening the present has given us the drive to proceed innovating our enterprise and alter the way in which folks method restoration and efficiency optimisation.”

Their pitch was helped by the actual fact they’ve turned over a formidable £1million within the final quarter.

After Grey had the thought for the enterprise following his experimental makeshift therapeutic massage gun, Whyte drove the enterprise ahead on maternity go away, securing money from Google’s Black Founders Fund and was recognised as one of many UK’s ‘Entrepreneurs of the Yr.’

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