REVOLT and Target Continue to Support Black Entrepreneurs with the Second Season of ‘Bet on Black’

Each episode features today’s brightest black entrepreneurs as they pitch their mission-driven business ideas to secure an opportunity $500,000 in financing

LOS ANGELES, October 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Leading black-owned multimedia platform REVOLT today announced the premiere of the second season of bet on black, the impact-driven series where aspiring black entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas in hopes of raising investment funds. Through an ongoing partnership with targetthe second season of Bet on black will premiere on REVOLT’s linear channel Monday, October 24thth with host Dustin Ross alongside an exciting panel of groundbreaking judges like Master P, Pinky Cole, Remy Ma, Le Toya Luckett, Ron BrownVice President of Community Impact at Target; and Detavio Samuels, CEO of REVOLT.

After a hugely successful first run, Bet on Black will feature inspirational investors and industry leaders such as guest mentors Jewel Burks Solomon and host of the first season Keenan Beasleywho listen to business ideas and plans from aspiring black entrepreneurs. With business projects ranging from technology, entertainment, lifestyle, entertainment and more, Bet on black focuses on investing in projects that positively impact black communities and promote social justice.

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Bet on black is a series that represents more than spotlighting brilliant black entrepreneurs, it represents a movement to help close the wealth gap by empowering more creators to become owners and giving them the resources and guidance are provided with the tools they need to build a fairer future,” said Detavio Samuels , CEO of REVOLT. “We are proud of the tremendous success of Season 1 and look forward to working with Target to continue building on the visions of so many incredible entrepreneurs focused on leading companies that will power the new economy.”

Every episode of Bet on black will showcase innovative business ideas presented by black business owners in hopes of winning a grand prize $200,000 in financing. The pitch show offers attendees a unique opportunity to receive full capital without Target seeking equity or ownership in the companies. The continuation of this series further elaborates on REVOLT’s commitment to providing today’s leading black changemakers with opportunities and access to make a difference in their communities.

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“Target has valuable partnerships with various media. As we continue to bring joy to our guests, our partnership with REVOLT is another example of our commitment to promoting racial justice,” said Ron Brown, Vice President of Community Impact at Target. “We are proud to continue to support the economic empowerment of black entrepreneurs through the Bet on black Series and work together to build equity for black-owned businesses, ultimately fueling black success.

This second season consists of six episodes in which 12 companies comprehensively present their culturally progressive business ideas and concepts. The additional exposure and representation displayed throughout the season underscores REVOLT’s mission to nurture the next generation of Black creatives and visionaries. Expanding the targeted content of REVOLT, the second season of Bet on black is an Original Production by REVOLT Studios Executive Produced by Monique Chenault, Gary Considine and Rashidi Hendrix and guided by MichaelJohnson.

Bet on black will premiere on REVOLT’s linear channel Monday, October 24thth at 9:30 p.m. ET and extend to all platforms Tuesday October 25thth at 5 p.m. ET with new episodes airing every Monday.

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ABOUT REVOLT TV

REVOLT is the leading Black owned and operated multimedia platform, delivering 24/7 content across digital, linear and live media channels. The platform produces rich content and original material featuring the biggest names in hip-hop, as well as coverage of breaking news, current events, trends and announcements within the black cultural movement and hip-hop world. REVOLT prides itself on its diversity, both in its mindset and organizational structure, and continues to transmit its commitment to culture to its employees and audience. Founded in 2013 by Sean “Diddy” Combs, REVOLT attracts more than 50 million millennials and a Gen Z audience through its disruptive, authentic material across all platforms. In 2021, REVOLT launched a brand new digital mobile app where users can view extended releases, live updates of relevant news, exclusive special offers and much more. For more information on REVOLT digital content, please visit https://www.revolt.tv/ and visit https://revolt.tv/listings for local broadcast listings.

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