Category: Entrepreneurs

Felicia Hershenhorn Turns Entrepreneurial Drive Into A Sexual-Wellness Business 

By Percy Lovell Crawford MONTREAL — Often to be successful, you must step outside your comfort zone. That’s exactly what Canadian Felicia Hershenhorn did when she left her job as an attorney. Hershenhorn co-founded Imarais Beauty with popular model Sommer Ray. Still not content, the budding entrepreneur shifted her focus to sexual wellness. That idea spearheaded

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Taxidermist Makes Pencil Cases Out Of Dead Rats And They Come With A Pencil Sharpener At The Rear

By Simona Kitanovska Britain’s wackiest taxidermist has revealed his latest creation – a two-in-one pencil case sharpener made from a dead rat. Jack Devaney, 26, buys rodents from pet shop freezers and has been turning them into unusual artworks and objects. His latest bizarre item sold via his company ‘World Around Ewe’ is a pencil

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Inhale Success: Blakk Tatted Becomes Overnight Millionaire With Hookah Brand 

By Percy Lovell Crawford NEW ORLEANS — Blakk Tatted loves the idea of being an overnight success. He obtained financial wealth in a staggering nine-hour span. Financial wealth that exceeded $1 million. The young entrepreneur from New Orleans scored big with his Blakk Smoke hookah brand. The FDA recently banned JUUL and other tobacco and nicotine-based

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Kentucky City’s Incubator Seeks To Produce More Black-Owned Businesses

By George A. Willis Two years ago, Dave Christopher knew something had to change. COVID-19 shut down his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, in the spring of 2020. Many businesses in his city didn’t survive, while others barely managed with the help of grants and Paycheck Protection Program loans. But Christopher took a closer look and

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Mykal Manswell Manages To Maintain As Mental Health Advocate

By Lem Satterfield Mykal Manswell speaks with maturity beyond his years, especially when addressing mental health concerns among African Americans related to racism and the pandemic. The 25-year-old former college football player referenced racial suffering having affected blacks since the birth of America and beyond during an interview with Zenger. “The African-American community has unfortunately

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Ashley Mudge Celebrates Juneteenth, The Women Of Color Expo As Artistic Empowerment

By Lem Satterfield Ashley Mudge is powered by art. She finds meaning in the upcoming June 17-19 Women Of Color Art Expo (WOCAX) at the downtown lakefront in Columbia, Maryland, and the message of empowerment it conveys. “When you feel like giving up, push harder. Talk to other women and share experiences. Never be afraid

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Galaxy Racer Invests $25 Million In A Cryptocurrency

By Michelle D. Madsen Galaxy Racer, a Dubai-based transmedia company, recently announced a $25 million investment in the Quint ecosystem token, $QUINT. The move makes Galaxy the first eSports and lifestyle organization to commit substantial funds to a cryptocurrency ecosystem. Quint will also become Galary Racer’s “native ecosystem token partner” as a result of this

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Queenie Donaldson Steps From Behind The Scenes To Receive Her Crown

By Percy Lovell Crawford LOS ANGELES — Viewers see the polished, finished product on TV. But the majority of hard work is done behind the scenes. Just ask Queenie Donaldson. She worked at prestigious networks and celebrity events for the last 20+ years. Those networks include BET, TV-One, VH-1, Showtime, A&E, We TV, Viceland and Telepictures.

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Hyundai Motors Into NFTs

By Jonathan Hobbs Korea’s largest automaker, Hyundai, announced that it is entering the online community-based non-fungible token (NFT) market, becoming the first automaker to do so. Hyundai said in a press release that it is collaborating with Meta Kongz on NFT projects and memorandums of understanding (MOUs). “The Hyundai NFT community will provide its users

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