Black Sands Entertainment

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The most popular independent black comic book publisher in the nation!


Raised to Date: Raised: $894,902

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Middletown, Delaware

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Black Sands Entertainment, with a valuation of $39.9 million, is raising funds on Wefunder. The company creates African-American content for an underserved community. Black Sands Entertainment is one of the most popular independent black content developers and black comic book publishers in the country. The business has sold more than 200,000 units and generated $3 million in lifetime sales. Manuel Godoy founded Black Sands Entertainment in 2016. The current round of crowdfunding has a minimum target of $100,000 and a maximum target of $1.9 million. The campaign proceeds will be used for education sales expansion, video game development, YouTube content development, expansion of comic book development, and development of relations with private businesses.

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Financials as of: 04/11/2023
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Raise History

Offering Name Close Date Platform Valuation/Cap Total Raised Security Type Status Reg Type
Black Sands Entertainment 04/29/2024 Wefunder $39,958,116 $894,902 Equity - Preferred Active RegCF
Black Sands Entertainment 12/13/2020 Wefunder $9,800,000 $1,026,413 Equity - Preferred Funded RegCF
Black Sands Entertainment 02/13/2020 Wefunder $4,500,000 $480,000 Equity - Preferred Funded RegCF
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Diversity and representation in fictional content is essential for most fans. Creating characters with various ethnicities and backgrounds is not just a matter of representing reality. It also helps media consumers identify with characters, dream big about their future, and develop empathy and respect for differences.

To resolve the lack of representation of black characters in comic books, Black Sands Entertainment creates various comics featuring black characters. The company’s early traction and the positive trends of the market made it a Deal to Watch during its two last raises, which closed in February and December 2020, respectively. I reached out to Black Sands Entertainment founder and CEO Manuel Godoy to learn more about the company’s progress over the last 2 1/2 years.

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Black Sands Entertainment on Wefunder 2023
Platform: Wefunder
Security Type: Equity - Preferred
Valuation: $39,958,116
Price per Share: $7.17

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