Doug Barrowman, Founder, EQUI, looks at the evolution of VC funding towards blockchain tokens. : Over two million people tune in each week to watch the UK's top entrepreneurs and inventors pitch their latest ideastoa group of high net worth individuals on BBC's Dragon's Den. What we are watching is venture capital in action, albeit repurposed as entertainment with a few details missing. However, the goals are the same: high-growth start-ups looking for investment and mentorship. Venture Capital (VC) traces its roots to Silicon Valley and the emergence of the modern tech industry.