Peter Jean-Marie is a Millennial Mogul whose former boss told him that he would never be a designer. And that he should stick to his day job. Now, the young designer sells his own designs from a kiosk next to his former employer. And, the Ritz Carlton exclusively carries his luxury brand! Peter Jean-Marie is […]Continue reading "Peter Jean-Marie – the Fashion Designer Who Opened his Own Boutique Next To His Old Job"
These teentrepreneurs built a mental health app that embodies the saying “it’s okay to not be okay. Charlie and Hannah Lucas created the ‘Not OK’ app to help raise awareness about mental health issues. It allows users to quickly ask for help. The app has over 100,000 active users who use it to cope with […]Continue reading "Siblings create “notOK” App – an S.O.S for those who need help."
A Crowdfunding Campaign was recently Launched to open the first Black-owned kids salon in Stamford, Connecticut. If you are a parent you are all too familiar with the struggle to get your kids to sit through a haircut or to be still while you try to wash and comb their hair. Tamara Lawton is the […]Continue reading "Crowdfunding Campaign Launched to Open the First Black-owned Kids Salon in Stamford, Connecticut."
Here we share 3 business ideas you can start in 2020. While we acknowledge that Starting a business is never easy, yet alone during a pandemic. There is no better time than now to launch your ideas. At the start of 2020 none of us would have imagined the impact that COVID-19 would have […]Continue reading "Business Ideas for 2020"
The Museum of Movement has been an international hub for artistic freedom since it first started 5 years ago. It was an intiative of the government who decided that the city of Malmö would explore the possibility of a future national democracy and migration museum. The project resulted in the test operation Rörelsernas Museum (Museum […]Continue reading "Museum of Movements Malmo is closing"
Ebuynee is a new online marketplace that easily allows customers to find and hire Black-owned services and provides a platform for Black-owned businesses and professionals to connect and access more customers. Founded by Eric Pannell and Foday Bangura the company strives for more diversity & inclusion in the gig economy. According to the Freelancer’s Union, there […]Continue reading "Introducing Ebuynee – The Marketplace creating opportunities for Black-Owned Businesses and Freelancers!"
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"
In today’s culture, healthy hair and skin is a staple that portrays the idea of maintaining a youthful appearance. The global hair care market has been growing at a rapid rate with a market value at $95.45 billion in 2018 and it is projected to reach $116 billion by 2024. Additionally, according to statistics […]Continue reading "6 BLACK HAIR AND SKINCARE BUSINESSES IN SCANDINAVIA"
I did not grow up in an entrepreneurial environment. Growing up, I did not dream of being an entrepreneur. My very education taught me to work for others rather than creating opportunities or a job for myself. As such, after I finished college I was hit with the harsh reality that being highly educated […]Continue reading "12 things I wish someone would have told me before I started my own business"
It is a known fact that there is a segregated labor market in Sweden and across Scandinavia which contributes to many people of color either being unemployed, working black jobs, internship positions or on temporary/seasonal contracts. Many of us have to resign to taking jobs that we are over-qualified for in order to survive and […]Continue reading "The reason why the Black-Owned Businesses and Entreprenership (BOBE) Group is a gamechanger!"