Preview ‘B.E. Business Report’: In the ‘Shark Tank’ with Daymond John

This weekend on an all new Black Enterprise Business Report, it’s all about the Entrepreneur! Host Caroline Clark and correspondents Shannon Lanier and Sonia Alleyne give viewers exclusive access to the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference hosted by Nationwide Insurance (, the three-day power conference which brought together more than 1,200 of the country’s leading entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and top business minds to provide the newest and most innovative success strategies to take minority businesses to the next level of profitability. If you weren’t there, no worries.  We have the best of the best!

Shark Tank Star Daymond John began by selling tie-top hats on the streets of Queens and made $800 in just a few hours. Based on that early success, Daymond recruited some of his neighborhood friends and the iconic FUBU clothing label was born. In an exclusive one-on-one interview, the star of ABC TV’s Shark Tank, now one of the most respected business experts in America, shares the insider’s secret of how to talk the talk, and walk the walk to attract the ultimate investor who will lift off your dream enterprise.

Next, technology can be the great business leveler! The right systems and software can help a small business compete with the biggest of the big, and succeed! Dell’s Mel Parker joins correspondent Sonia Alleyne and Clean Dog business owner Maria Hannah to provide her dog-eat-dog business a complete technology makeover. Plus, we tip BEBR viewers to Black Enterprise Small Business University powered by Dell (, a free eight-week webinar that gives participants the the complete road map to business ownership.

Plus, if you have a small business or are thinking about starting one, catch Hajj Flemings, CEO, Personal Brand Strategist & Bandcamp University Founder; Brenda Braxton, owner of BBraxton luxe spa for men; and Timothy Reese, Founding Partner of the National Minority Angel Network with tailor made tips every entrepreneur needs to know.

Black Enterprise Business Report airs every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on TV One and in syndicated cities across the country.  Visit for local station and times.


Black Enterprise Business Report is the award-winning weekly, half-hour program offering a mix of one-on-one Power Player interviews with top Black corporate executives, Wealth for Life discussions on personal finance, Entrepreneur of the Week profiles of successful small business owners and Executive Style featuring the hottest lifestyle trends and luxury living for today’s consumer