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Since the beginning of the broadcast, he has been aboard the founding show "The Cave of the Lions". During this time he has invested in countless new business models – mostly successful. But that concludes, as the entrepreneur said in an interview with "Bild am Sonntag". Frank Thelen gets out of the show. His reasons are manifold, he revealed.
"I did not make that decision easy," he explained, and immediately gave a reason: "I would like to have more time for my actual work, ie the search for new technologies and exciting investments instead of spending days in the TV studio."
Investor Frank Thelen: Since the first hour he was part of the show. Now he has announced that he does not want to continue. (Source: TVNOW / Bernd-Michael Maurer)
"My real job with the TV job is too much"
The 44-year-old said he actually never really fit into the show industry. Television is an interesting world, but it was never really his, so Thelen. In addition, the entrepreneur had too little time for his own business: "Unfortunately, my real work together with the TV job has become too much." Thelen spent up to 40 days a year working for the Lions and had to take care of the deals.
"The Cave of the Lions" is one of the most successful programs on German television. The show keeps showing up with new faces. Only Frank Thelen and Judith Williams were among the current investors in the first broadcast with it. In addition to Thelen, Jochen Schweizer, Vural Oger and Lencke Steiner have also dropped out so far.