Entrepreneurship is no crystal stair, but one series is proving that it’s worth betting on.
REVOLT and Target recently announced another season of “Bet on Black,” the competition show that sheds light on the up and downs of the entrepreneurial experiences of Black founder in spirits, food, and skincare, among other industries.
The series is hosted by social media and podcast personality Dustin Ross alongside comedian Danielle Young, who will act as a backstage correspondent. Founders will compete for $200,000 in funding in a Shark Tank style pitch portion and will be judged by a panel of notable entrepreneurs including Pinky Cole ,Van Lathan, and Bun B, among others.
“I’m thrilled to spearhead a show as groundbreaking as ‘Bet on Black.’ Our team is energized by the opportunity to showcase the innovation and resilience of Black entrepreneurs,” president at REVOLT Studios Atlanta Monique Chenault said in a news release. “With a dynamic, almost all female production team, we’re not just telling stories; we’re creating a movement. ‘Bet on Black’ is a testament to the excellence within our communities and a powerful platform for inspiring the next generation of Black visionaries. We can’t wait to share the inspiration and empowerment this season will bring.”
“Bet on Black‘ is more than a show, it represents a cultural movement that is empowering our community by reshaping the narrative of Black entrepreneurship while providing brilliant Black business owners with the resources, support, and spotlight they deserve,” CEO of REVOLT Detavio Samuels said in a press release. “This multi-platform program will continue to change lives and create real change in season three as we amplify more entrepreneur stories and invest even more into the future of our economy.”
The show can be seen on all REVOLT platforms including YouTube, website, app, and VOD on Tuesday (Oct. 24) at 5 p.m ET.