Comic, Actor Kevin Hart and Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Put money into Black-Owned Comedian Publishing Home
NEW YORK, January 13, 2022 – Black Sands Leisure, the main black comedian publishing home within the nation, appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank final Friday, scoring a half million-dollar cope with comic and actor Kevin Hart alongside Mark Cuban, making this probably the most notable moments in Black leisure historical past.
The animation firm based by Manuel Godoy, spouse Geiszel Godoy and companion Teunis De Raat, pitched the Shark’s on their mission to supply inclusive content material, sharing black historical past and tradition via a type of leisure comparable to comics, animation, kids’s books and extra. Black Sands pitched the Sharks, providing 5% stake in return for $500,000. After some tense negotiations between Black Sands, Hart and Cuban, the deal was finalized at 30% stake.
“It was an opportunity I used to be prepared to take,” says Manuel on making a counteroffer to Hart and Cuban, “My firm is my little one and I didn’t need to undersell it.” The deal was sealed as Hart defined that he will probably be offering Black Sands along with his “ecosystem” and “actual assets” via his manufacturing firm, HartBeat Merchandise.
Again in Could of 2021, Black Sands Leisure launched their BSP Comics App on Google Play and Apple Retailer, permitting black creators to share content material totally free via the applying, connecting hundreds of BSP followers to creators and the group.
“We’ve grown in lots of areas of the corporate since our founding in 2016 and I do know that working along with Kevin Hart and Mark Cuban will carry Black Sands Leisure to the following stage” famous Manuel.
At present, Black Sands is working with animators with credit from Disney, Pixar, Sony and extra, however with the Shark’s now on board, they’re wanting ahead to being launched to new creatives with new tales to inform. Black Sands Leisure sees the newfound partnership with Hart and Cuban as a milestone for the black leisure trade, opening doorways of alternative for content material creators, animators, and artists.