Peachylean seeks extra €1m funding after Dragons’ Den success

Founder Sharon Keegan says her firm aims to expand its sports and leisure wear brand into the Australian and US markets

Sharon Keegan, founder of Peachylean: ‘Our target audience is everyone’Pic: Fergal Phillips

The founder of Peachylean, the Irish athleisure business which secured funding from three investors on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den last week, is seeking to raise a further €1 million in funding to support expansion into Australia and the US.

Sharon Keegan secured a £100,000 investment from Touker Suleyman, Sara Davies and Tej Lalvani in exchange for 11 per cent of Peachylean, which she set up in 2015. The company sells supportive and body-sculpting leggings and ...