Taming of the Dragons!

Steeped Tea is THRILLED to welcome David Chilton and Jim Treliving to the TEAm!

On Wednesday’s Season Seven Premiere of Dragons’ Den, Steeped Tea faced the Dragons and delivered their seamless (and tasty) pitch asking $250,000 for 20% of their company. If you watched the episode, you will know the Dragons jumped on the opportunity to be a part of Steeped Tea. Dave decided he was in before the pitch was even over!

After some duelling back and forth between the Dragons, Tonia and Hatem Jahshan walked out of the room with two fierce investors on their side, ready to help take them into the US market.

So buckle up Steeped Tea fans! Things are about to get crazier around here!

Want to learn more about our fierce new partners? Check them out below!

Steeped Tea - David Chilton - Dragons' Den

 David Chilton, Publishing Powerhouse – Chilton is a former stock broker and author of the personal finance book The Wealthy Barber, ranked as Canada’s all-time best-selling book, having reached 10 per cent of Canadian households. He’s also had incredible success as publisher and president of a series of low-fat cookbooks under the Looneyspoons brand. Chilton has been a devoted fan of DRAGONS’ DEN since its debut and looks forward to backing strong entrepreneurs who brave the Den this season.

“I can’t tell you how excited I am to be part of the Steeped Tea team. I love the business model and, as importantly, the entrepreneurs. Tonia and Hatem are not only good business people, but also just plain good people. What attracted me most was how much they care about the consultants–they truly think of them as family. As a Dragon, I’m thrilled to be involved with a business that creates thousands of entrepreneurs! Great tea, great model, great people–this was one of the easiest decisions of my career!” David Chilton.

Steeped Tea - Jim Treliving - Dragons' Den

 Jim Treliving, Franchise Baron – This former RCMP officer has 40 years of franchising experience with both Boston Pizza and Mr. Lube. He also manages a portfolio of multi-million dollar property, sports and real-estate investments

“I couldn’t be happier to be partnering with such great business owners Hatem and Tonia and the team across the country with Steeped Tea. I know our great products and people will make this business a winner!” Jim Treliving.

The Season Premiere episode will be featured again Sunday September 23.

 “The episode was amazing to watch!! We are so excited to welcome Jim and Dave to our Steeped Tea TEAm and can’t wait to see what the future holds” Tonia Jahshan, Co-Founder and President.

Welcome Dave and Jim!

What did you think about the season premiere? Let us know!

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20 Responses to Taming of the Dragons!

  1. Patti says:

    I absolutely loved your time in The Dragon’s Den! You did an amazing job delivering your business. We here at my house have fallen in love with loose leaf teas and will even take it out camping in the North woods! Our favorite time of day is our tea time. Tea has become BIG here. It would be nice to see your Products out here in North West Ontario. Hope to see it soon!

  2. Silvia says:

    Hello, I just watched your Dragon’s Den episode and would like to say “Well done.”
    I am a huge tea lover and am glad that I have just discovered your company. I am interested in becoming a consultant and finally joining my love of tea with a bit of extra income.

  3. Steeped Tea says:

    Hi Silvia! Thank you for your comment, and your interest in Steeped Tea. If you need any help with your start-up or finding a leader near you, please don’t hesitate to contact us at support@steepedtea.com. We would be more than happy to help. Have a TEAriffic day Silvia!

  4. Melissa Smith says:

    Well, what can i say except Sign me UP !!!! i wish i would have know about your amazing company sooner !! I am very interested in becoming a part of your team – Aylmer Qc – Ottawa Area !

  5. Steeped Tea says:

    Hi Melissa! We are so happy to hear from you, and we appreciate the awesome comments! If you would send your postal code and email address over to support@steepedtea.com, we would be more than happy to help you get started. Happy Sipping Melissa!

  6. Jan McDonald says:

    I love being a part of steeped. I love how friendships grow over a great cup of tea. Not to mention the warmth it brings on cold Manitoba winters.

  7. Steeped Tea says:

    Thanks Jan, we love having you as part of the Steeped Tea TEAm!

  8. cheryl whitney says:

    After watching the Dragon’s Den episode on sun. sept 23..I was amazed at how quickly these gentlemen became interested in your company. I’m thinking this is awesome, and would like to know more about your company also.

    sincerely, Cheryl w.

  9. Steeped Tea says:

    Hi Cheryl, and thanks for your interest in Steeped Tea! If you would send us your email address and postal code to support@steepedtea.com, we would be more than happy to help you out and provide you with some more information on the business. Thanks Cheryl, and happy sipping!

  10. Eryn L. says:

    Wow! Congratulations! I think your product sounds wonderful! I would love to become a part of your team. I think it is perfect for us Tea Lovers! Please send me more information!

    Cheers, Eryn L.

  11. Steeped Tea says:

    Hi Eryn, we’re so happy to hear of your interest in Steeped Tea! If you would please provide your email address and postal code via email to support@steepedtea.com we would be more than happy to help answer all the questions you may have about the business. Have a great day Eryn!

  12. Eryn L. says:

    Done. Thank you :)

  13. Angel says:

    I just saw you on Dragons Den! You did a fabulous job!! Congratulations on your success! I wish you and your family the best! Your kids are really adorable by the way!! :-)

  14. Melissa Kaczmarski says:

    Great Job on Dragon’s Den!! You had a great presentation and we successful with your presentation. You peeked my interest before the end of your presentation and I was checking out your company online. I am interested in an opportunity to become a consultant. Looking forward to learning more.

  15. Steeped Tea says:

    Hi Melissa! Thank you for your positive comments, we appreciate it! If there is anything we can answer for you regarding the business please don’t hesitate to contact us at support@steepedtea.com. Happy sipping Melissa!

  16. Roberta says:

    I am so excited. My family and I are tea lovers and I just became a consultant. I wish I would have learned about your company earlier. Montreal, Quebec

  17. Steeped Tea says:

    Hi Roberta! Congratulations on your new business! We are so thrilled to have you as part of our TEAm! Wishing you and your family in Montreal many warm cups of tea!

  18. Sharon Perry says:

    Hats off to Tonia & Hatem! It is great to see your entrepreneurial enthusiasm blossom into such a success – I want to be part of this forward thinking, positive team. I will forward my information to the above noted email address.

  19. Steeped Tea says:

    Hi Sharon! Thanks for the comment! With are nothing without our consultants, so we would be thrilled to have you as one! Looking forward to hearing from you!

  20. I’m so glad that you have made it to the USA. Im very excited about my future with Steeped Tea. I look forward to being one of the Consultants to make Steeped Tea a house hold name in the USA. The Teas are amazing!