Peacock announced a new original documentary series “Born for Business” today. The series focuses on the lives of four entrepreneurs with disabilities. They also released an official trailer, and you can read about the entrepreneurs below.
- Qiana Allen of Culture’s Closet. a fashionista with lupus who opened a plus-sized boutique which quickly became one of America’s top plus-size clothing stores.
- Collette Divitto of Collettey’s Cookies. A baker with Down syndrome who owns a successful cookie brand that employs people with disabilities.
- Chris Triebes of The Congregation Presents. A single father with spinal muscular atrophy (type III) who is making waves in the music industry with his concert production company, two venues, and music festival ticket service.
- Lexi Zanghi of Always Reason. A millennial entrepreneur with anxiety who runs a three-year-old fashion brand that will soon expand to its first physical location.
All 10 episodes will be released August 23rd on Peacock.
Tobi Lütke, Pam Silverstein, Gil Goldschein, Jonathan Murray, Julie Pizzi, Erica Ross, Jonathan Stern, and Laura Korkoian serve as executive producers. Jacob Lane and Millee Taggart-Ratcliffe serve as co-executive producers. The series is produced by Shopify Studios and Bunim/Murray Productions. The Emmy Award-winning creators of “Born This Way.”