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Julie Meyer and Shaf Rasul unveiled as new online Dragons

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She’s a straight-talking American who heads up an investment firm that has raised hundreds of millions of capital for start-ups, including Skype and SpinVox.

He’s an Edinburgh-based entrepreneur who made his millions in property and computers: his IT firm E-net Computers business is worth £35m and interests in Dubai and property take him to £82m.

The web version of the hit TV show is due to hit our monitors on the 30th of March. Week by week, online Dragons Julie Meyer and Shaf Rasul will give aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to secure up to £50,000 worth of investment.

Pitch online or watch other entrepreneurs’ efforts to date.

She’s most likely to say in the Den:"Where would you see this business in five years time?"

He’s most likely to say in the Den:"Let’s get down to the numbers"

Watch this space for the Real Business "best of the rest" reports on who – and what – is scoring investment.Julie Meyer will be speaking at this year’s Entrepreneurs’ Sumit alongside heavyweights Stelios, Mark Dixon and Ed Wray. To take advantage of the special discounted ticket rates for Real Business readers, book before the 1st April. Related articlesDuncan Bannatyne: "My kids aren’t entrepreneurs and I don’t care"James Caan: "The knock-backs were soul destroying"Doug Richard: How to ride out the recession

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