There was the fierce battle for the twins Mikkel and Kasper Dissing, en DR-viewers earlier in the year was allowed to see, when they pitched their company DitUr.dk in the 'Lion's den'.
Four of the five lions volunteered interested and made offers, but ultimately left the film with an agreement with Jesper Buch and Jacob Vogl, who each bought 7.5 percent of the company for 600,000 crowns.
Since it has only gone one way for DitUr.dk, which has just published the financial statements for 2019. And it is record-breaking figures, as they can be happy about.
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In 2019 sounded gross margin - revenue net of expenses for, among other purchases - on the 5.203.446 crowns, which is more than twice as much as the year before. Here was the amount 2.480.338 crowns.
the Result can be seen on the bottom line, where DitUr.dk comes out of the financial year with a surplus of 2.952.458 crowns after tax against 945.338 crowns the year before.
En Ekstra Bladet prisoners Kasper Dissing, to a talk about the accounts, it is not surprising quite a happy co-owner, we are talking with.
- It is no secret that it is a lot of money, and we are obviously super pleased with. It is the megapositivt, he says, and tells that it they did not dare to dream of, when they founded the company in 2014.
- No, and this is something which Jesper and Jacob have been pushing very much - compared to what we dare to dream about, and how high we dare to put the ambitions. Back then we dreamed to create a business, that would translate to ten million dollars, and then we could live well of it. And the limit we reached quite quickly over.
In 2019 traded DitUr.dk for around 26.5 million kronor, says Kasper Dissing.
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Mikkel and Kasper Dissing started in 2014 DitUr.dk, and it has since been a great success. Photo: Carsten Andersen/DR
Mikkel and Kasper Dissing, was recording on the 'Lion's den' in september 2019, and in the time after filming, it went really fast.
During filming expected the twins to a profit of eur 2.4 million. crowns, but it ended with a to be a half million higher after a strong spurt in the year and a good christmas sales.
even Though Jesper Buch and Jacob Vogl has contributed a lot in the company, so, however, they can't take credit for that 2019 ended better than expected.
- We started first on due diligence (a forretningsterm for a thorough review of the company, red.) and ejeraftale at the end of november, so outside it must be pineapple in own juice, so is it really our own work, " says Kasper Dissing, with a laugh.
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He turns, however, Jesper Buch and Jacob Risgaards efforts, among other things, contribute to the fact that they have big plans for 2020.
- In 2019, we were able to triple the bottom line, and in 2020, we come also to the more than doubling of the turnover and the bottom line again. The dare I already say, even though I'm a little conservative, " says Kasper Dissing.
Coronakrisen also hit DitUr.dk, that from one day to the other lost 30 to 40 percent of sales, while plans to expand abroad were also put on standby.
Kasper Dissing expects, however, that in the long term, can get something good out of it, because the danes have had their eyes opened that you can buy expensive watches on the net.
Now they are so small ready to occupy abroad, where a nordic and a east european country is the first market, one throws himself over.
There is much, as tv viewers are not allowed to see, when the 'Lion's den' runs across the screen - including what happens if the participants are lying for the lions.
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