'Shark Tank' holds casting call in Brooklyn

The show's producers singled out Brownsville as a potential hotbed for entrepreneurship.

The show's producers singled out Brownsville as a potential hotbed for entrepreneurship. (4/19/17)

BROOKLYN - The popular television show "Shark Tank" hosted a casting call in Brooklyn Wednesday as part of its diversity tour.

Dozens of entrepreneurs came from all over New York City for a chance to pitch their ideas to casting producers. Some wanted to grow their business, while others tried to sell their innovative products.

The show's producers singled out Brownsville as a potential hotbed for entrepreneurship.

News 12 is told there is no limit to how many people can move on to the next round in the show. Those that do make it to that point will be notified in two to three weeks.

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