Category: Entrepreneurs

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Scrape The Place Clean’ — ‘Shark Tank’ Investors Weigh In On Elon Musk’s Twitter Purchase

By AJ Fabino We know the world’s richest man, Elon Musk, recently closed a highly contentious deal: the $44-billion acquisition of micro-blogging platform Twitter, said Shark Tank investors. On set, the venture capitalists take pitches from startups and determine whether the business is investable, and act accordingly. A reporter asked the Sharks (more specifically, Kevin O’Leary and Mark Cuban)

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Tiny Car Breaks Record For fastest Accelerating Electric Vehicle

By Dean Murray A tiny car has broken a big record – by becoming the fastest accelerating electric vehicle. Twenty students from the University of Stuttgart saw their self-built vehicle go from zero to 100 kph in 1.461 seconds. Weighing just under 145 kilograms, the GreenTeams’ carbon racing car exerts forces similar to those of

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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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