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Dragons' Den Canada

Season 11 Web Pitch 

"Jay DeMerit & Jeff "Heffe" McConnell from Vancouver, BC asking for 200K for 30%, hoping the Dragons will tune in to their high-end stereo shop business." - Dragons' Den

​Unexpected Harmony 

Nuvo Magazine 

"By naming his Vancouver-based design company Portmanteau Stereo Co., Jay DeMerit plays on both definitions—his designs recycle vintage leather suitcases by combining them with something entirely unexpected yet genius nonetheless: boom boxes." - Holly Vestad

Form and function with customizable Portmanteau Stereo

Vancouver Sun

"We can shape them, size them all to your specification. If you want to fill a whole room we can make bigger systems, if you want just little personal stereo you can take to Kits on a Sunday, we can do that too." - Jay DeMerit 

​A Visit With Jay DeMerit at Portmanteau Stereo Co

Breakfast Television 

"He has a degree in Product Design, is a former Vancouver Whitecaps FC Captain and is a new dad. We spend the morning with Jay Demerit at his Portmanteau Stereo Co. studio where he turns everything from vintage suitcases to coffee tables into stereo" - Breakfast Television 

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