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Blue Collar Backers

For many people, owning and operating their own business is the ultimate American dream. On average, more than 540,000 new businesses a month will launch in the United States, but what separates a good idea from one that just reads well on paper? Enter the experts who are offering not only a cash investment, but sweat equity to burgeoning businesses. With traditional banks and lenders rejecting over 80% of small business loans, there's been a resurgence of a new breed of investors. They provide cash and, more importantly, a hands-on approach to help men and women's dreams become reality. Each week, a panel of top-notch professionals from various fields and trades will share their personal experience, get their hands dirty, and provide the necessary funds to help a few budding entrepreneurs make their big dreams a reality. But how does a business stick out in this ever-competitive market place? And what's the best decision for the business to move forward? Our experts will share tried-and-true methods, and the resources, to take these businesses to the next level. They will also reveal tips on how to be successful in their industries from lessons learned in the field. These one-of-a-kind endeavors will be built from the ground up - with our team of experts helping to navigate every step of the way to find that path to fortune.

Show Info

Network: United States Discovery Channel (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Fridays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Reality
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Previous Episode

Banked Against the Wall

Episode 1x06; Oct 2, 2016

Ron is called on to boost sales for a custom turbo kit company; a local apparel company receives cash and sweat equity from backers Wes and Brian.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Banked Against the WallOct 2, 2016
1x05: Grinding Gears & Making MaltOct 2, 2016
1x04: Taco HellOct 2, 2016
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