Since launching in 2001 as "Money Tigers" on Nippon TV, the Dragons' Den format has become a phenomenal worldwide success and is produced in territories on every continent. The format is distributed around the world by Sony Pictures Television under a number of variant titles, including: Shark Tank (in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Vietnam); Lions' Den (Germany, Denmark, Kenya); and ‘Qui Veut Etre Mon Associé?' – which translates as Who Wants To Be My Partner? – in France.
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