Assan Njie grew up in Gothenburg, Sweden together with his mother and two siblings. From an early age, he learned the value of entrepreneurship and he started to sell newspapers. At age 16, he decided that he wanted to be a MMA, Mixed Martial Arts. As a pro, Assan Njie toured the world and became […]Continue reading "How this Black Entrepreneur built a multi-million company in functional foods in Sweden!"
Heaven Bereket was born in Eritrea but grew up in the small village of Iggesund in Hudiksvall municipality, Sweden. Today, she is one of Sweden’s first crypto specialists with broad knowledge of the African market and the effect of cryptocurrencies in society. The founder of The Bambino Foundation, and pharmacist turned social entrepreneur combines her […]Continue reading "Meet Sweden’s first female crypto specialist"
Dexter, who hails from Jamaica, had been working as a bartender in Jamaica before he moved to Denmark 22 years ago. He wanted to bring the same laid-back feel of the tropics to Copenhagen to offer an escape from the dreary weather as such he opened Dexter’s Bar in 2016. Dexter’s offers relaxing music and […]Continue reading "Meet the Jamaican behind Google’s best rated bar in Copenhagen!"
Victoria Pettersson Herny have always been interested in fashion, she started making jewellery at the age of 16, and also sewed garments from vintage textiles that she then sold in her mother’s store. When she went to Jamaica on a family trip in 2012, she stumbled upon a West African fabric and fell in love. […]Continue reading "Meet the Afro-Swedish designer breaking the monochromatic streetwear look in Sweden with apparel made from African textiles and print"
On Saturday July 25th Black Owned Business and Entrepreneurship Group (BOBE Group) hosted our very first @BOBEparis event and thanks to the dedication and efforts of our talented team members Roberto Neri and Garry DEFERI it was a huge success! The purpose of this event was geared towards building a larger European network of Black-owned businesses, entrepreneurs and professions creating a link between […]Continue reading "Black Excellence Theme at the BOBE Paris Premiere Event!"
Meet Jade Ashley Colin, who, at 30 years old, is the youngest Black woman to ever become a McDonald’s franchise owner. The millennial entrepreneur went from working the night shift at a local McDonald’s in college to purchasing her very own franchise. When asked what was her inspiration she paid homage to her parents who […]Continue reading "Meet 30-year old Jade Ashley Colin,the youngest Black woman to ever become a McDonald’s franchise owner."