CBC reveals new Dragons

Following the latest addition of Joe Mimran, the pubcaster's flagship factual series completes its talent makeover with two new additions. (CBC's Jennifer Dettman and Jim Treliving pictured.)

The CBC’s Dragons’ Den makeover is complete with news that the final two new Dragons have been named.

Announced today at BCON Expo in Toronto, the CBC revealed that entrepreneurs Michele Romanow and Manjit Minhas will round out the Dragons lineup for the 10th season of the series.

The women join the Dragons newest member, Joe Fresh founder Joe Mimran on the lineup, which also includes merchant banker Michael Wekerle and investment banker Jim Treliving.

The moves follow a major shakeup of the Den after several years of status quo. Most recently, longtime Dragon Arlene Dickinson and one-season Dragon Vikram Vij departed the series to focus on their businesses.

Romanow is a 29-year-old entrepreneur who has founded a number of successful businesses, including mobile couponing platform Snapsaves, which was recently acquired by Groupon.

And Minhas is a Calgary-based entrepreneur who co-founded Minhas Craft Brewery with her brother in 2006, growing it into a group of companies that last year earned $155 million in revenue.

Dragons’ Den earns an average viewership of one million viewers per week. Production on its 10th season starts April 13.

Image by Ryan Walker (left to right): The CBC’s Jennifer Dettman, executive director, unscripted content and Jim Treliving, CBC Dragon.