With season 10 of Dragons’ Den set to start filming on April 13, CBC revealed that Vikram Vij is leaving the dragons to focus on his restaurant business. The seat left vacant by his departure was filled by Manjit Minhas a Calgary based entrepreneur
Calgary-based Minhas is the co-owner of Minhas Breweries and Distillery.
Ms. Minhas, at 19, founded what became Minhas Breweries and Distillery with her brother Ravinder, after scraping together $10,000. A petroleum engineer by profession, Ms. Minhas has become a specialist in brand development, marketing, sales management and retail negotiations. Today, they run a group of companies that generated more than $155 million in revenue last year.