12 Jan 2017

EXPECT TO SEE MORE BLACK ENTREPRENEURS ON ‘SHARK TANK’ SEASON 8

Latangela Newsome created “Grease Bags” after trying—unsuccessfully—to find a safe and easy way to dispose of used cooking grease. On Friday, Jan. 13, the “momtrepreneur” will pitch her business to the sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank. When she does, she will join an increasing number...
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21 Oct 2016

Black Female Entrepreneurs Shine on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month, this post celebrates black female entrepreneurs from this season of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” while highlighting the value of African American women as small business owners in the American economy…  ...
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31 Aug 2016

The Stark Reality about Entrepreneurs of Color

The stark reality about entrepreneurs of color is that their brilliance, ingenuity, and grit are boundless. Values Partnerships leads a nationwide casting tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. In 2016, we hosted 12 casting calls in...
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24 Jun 2016

Shark Tank Tour 2016 – DC

In 7 seasons, ABC's Shark Tank has empowered entrepreneurs to strike over $70M in deals, and wowed viewers across the country. After a successful 2015 casting tour, I am leading a nationwide casting tour with Values Partnerships focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices...
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17 Mar 2016

Shark Tank Tour 2016 – Austin

In 7 seasons, ABC's Shark Tank has empowered entrepreneurs to strike over $70M in deals, and wowed viewers across the country. After a successful 2015 casting tour, I am leading a nationwide casting tour with Values Partnerships focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices...
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08 Mar 2016

Shark Tank Tour 2016 – Miami

For 6 seasons, ABC's Shark Tank has provided critical support for entrepreneurs, and wowed viewers across the country. In 2015, I joined Values Partnerships in organizing a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to the show.
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08 Mar 2016

Shark Tank Tour 2016 Storify

Now in Season 7, ABC’s Shark Tank has provided critical support for entrepreneurs, and wowed viewers across the country. After a successful casting tour in 2015,  I am working with Values Partnerships to lead a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to...
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01 Aug 2015

National Urban League Small Business Matters Summit 2015

[View the story “National Urban League Small Business Matters Entrepreneurship Summit ” on Storify]  
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27 Jul 2015

Shark Tank Tour – San Francisco

On July 22nd we brought the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tank to San Francisco, California for the sixth and final stop in a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to the show. Values Partnerships hosted an all day casting event at the Nasdaq...
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13 Jul 2015

Shark Tank Tour – Philly/NAACP

On July 11th we brought the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tank to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the fifth stop in a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to the show. Values Partnerships hosted an all day casting event at the National Association for...
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