Cheekbone Beauty makes an impact on Dragon’s Den

Cheekbone Beauty makes an impact on Dragon’s Den

A St. Catharines entrepreneur’s goal to becoming a $1 billion Indigenous beauty brand

The socially driven Cheekbone Beauty made a splash on CBC’s Dragon Den. Jenn Harper, a St. Catharines based entrepreneur, presented her case to the panel of Dragons with the hope of an investment opportunity in her cosmetics business.

Cheekbone Beauty is a growing cosmetics company with a socially driven agenda to promote Indigenous women, and to support Indigenous education with 10% of all profits donated to the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society.

While she did receive an offer on the show, Harper turned it down.

A sponsor of the show, the Desjardins Group, gave Harper $50,000 through its GoodSpark business investment program to help her create scholarships that will assist First Nations children. She also received $20,000 worth of banking services she can use for her company. And after the show had aired, Cheekbone Beauty secured a more lucrative investment via Raven Indigenous Capital Partners at $350,000.

Watch Jenn Harper on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, and read more about her journey in this profile in Flare Magazine and in the St. Catharines Standard.

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