SPERGO

SPERGO Founder Trey Brown Recalls Retiring His Mom at 13 Years Old

Today’s generation is breeding an influx of young, exceptional entrepreneurs. Among that talent is Trey Brown. The teen founder and Philly native is behind SPERGO — a unisex designer lifestyle brand. As previously reported by AfroTech, since launching his line, he has generated millions and landed a “Shark Tank” deal. “What inspired me to start a business was when […]

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Vegan Wings

Entrepreneur Opens First Black-Owned, Plant-Based Vegan Wings Restaurant in Atlanta

Meet N’namdi Arinze, the founder and owner of Vegan Wangs, an Atlanta-based delivery and catering service that offers soy-free vegan chicken wings and gluten-free oyster mushroom wings along with side items and drinks. The Black-owned company has already pleased vegans and non-vegans alike with its various flavors including Buffalo, Thai sweet chili, Ginger teriyaki, Mango habanero, […]

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New Effort Aims to Cut Large Funding Gap Between Underserved Entrepreneurs & Peers

Consider that Black entrepreneurs on average have $35,000 of capital to start a business. In comparison, white entrepreneurs have more than $100,000 of capital to do the same. Those were among new thought-provoking statistics mentioned last week by Donald R. Cravins Jr., the first Under Secretary of Commerce for Minority Business Development. He leads the Minority […]

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The Parent Company

Roc Nation Cashes in on Cannabis Industry with ‘The Parent Company’ Partnership

It looks like Jay-Z can do more than produce hip-hop greatness. His company, Roc Nation, is working with cannabis industry giant, The Parent Company, restructuring their growing partnership. The Insider reported that the terms of the agreement will put Jay-Z, Roc Nation, and their affiliates on top. The company will return about 7.1 million common shares of The Parent […]

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Delivery Service

Black Woman Creates a Delivery Service for Beauty Products

The Regime Beauty Founder Yan Lawrence is a perfect example of someone maximizing her talents by creating a delivery service that benefits all parties involved from her passion for the beauty industry and her skills in data science.  The Regime Beauty, which will be launching in early 2023, is described on its official Instagram page as a delivery service that personalizes the […]

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Fawn Weaver

CEO of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, Fawn Weaver, Buys a Bank in Tennessee with Her Husband

Fawn Weaver and her husband, Keith Weaver, appear to have started their New Year’s resolution of building generational wealth a bit early after the Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey CEO shared that they purchased a bank in Tennessee. This announcement comes after Fawn revealed that her whisky company had surpassed $100 million in sales in October 2022 and is expected to double that in 2023. […]

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Allen Media Group

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group Announces HBCU Go Partnership with Award-Winning Movie ‘Freedom’s Path’

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group (AMG) free-streaming digital platform, HBCU GO – the leading media provider for the nation’s 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) – announces a new promotional partnership with the award-winning indie film Freedom’s Path, opening in 200 plus theatres nationwide during Black History Month beginning February 3, 2023. As part of the feature film release, HBCU […]

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Entrepreneur Launches Professional Development Program for Black Women Leaders

Laura Knights, Founder and CEO of Knights Consulting LLC, has launched the research-based Black Woman Leading® professional development program to address the unique needs of Black women leaders. The program is a virtual learning experience to help mid-career Black women leaders strengthen leadership skills, share and process workplace experiences, and create action plans to meet professional goals. […]

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Twisted Eggroll

Black Woman-Owned Twisted Eggroll to Debut South Side Chicago Storefront

Some expensive plans are in development for the South Side in 2023. Twisted Eggroll, a food business established in January 2015, owned by Black businesswoman and Chicago native Nikkita Randle, will debut with a storefront in Greater Grand Crossing to provide a variety of frozen food products and made-to-order services for food lovers. “Twisted Eggroll is a […]

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