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These entrepreneurs' products were turned down on TV, but then made millions

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 37: Venture capitalists on TV shows like Shark Tank and Dragons' Den may think they're shrewd enough to spot a lucrative business opportunity when it's pitched right in front of their faces, but they don't always get it right. Every so often, the rejects get the last laugh. Here are 18 ideas TV panels of angel investors turned down that defied expectations and went on to become major successes.

The ones that got away

Venture capitalists on TV shows like Shark Tank and Dragons' Den may think they're shrewd enough to spot a lucrative business opportunity when it's pitched right in front of their faces, but they don't always get it right.

Every so often, the rejects get the last laugh. Here are 18 ideas TV panels of angel investors turned down that defied expectations and went on to become major successes.

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