Posts in Who's Who in Black Owned Business

Is This Government Program Failing Black and Other Minority-Owned Businesses?

June 14, 2017

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) runs a program designed to help minority businesses - that is, businesses owned by African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, and/or ... (more)

The Oldest Black-Owned Business in the U.S.

April 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently recognized a Columbus, Ohio business as being the oldest African-American owned business in the United States. This year, they celebrated 134 continuo... (more)

12-Year Old Chef Tavia Wins $10K on Food Network Show

April 09, 2017

12-year old Tavia Isaac from Chester, Pennsylvania, had a big secret that she had to keep for four months. The secret was that she was chosen as the top winner on Food Network’s “... (more)

Black-Owned Magazine Publisher Celebrates Her 2nd Year of Publishing

April 04, 2017

A.Turner Publishing is a Las Vegas, Nevada based Black-owned magazine publishing company, founded by entrepreneur and native New Yorker, Angela Turner. The company publishes ... (more)

This Black-Owned Tech Company Signed Up 2 Million Customers in Less Than 2 Months

April 04, 2017

A Black-owned tech company in Kenya, Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL), has recently launched a new money transfer service called PesaLink that has grown tremendously in just a short... (more)

Black-Owned Potato Chip Brand Takes Off -- Sells About 12,000 Bags a Month!

April 04, 2017

Pascal Murasira is co-founder of Minnaz Potato Chips, the first producer of potato chips in Rwanda. The company started in 2014 and now sells about 12,000 bags of potato chips every month.... (more)

Madagascar's First Ever Pizza Joint -- Now the Country's Largest Fast Food Restaurant Chain

March 28, 2017

La Gastronomie Pizza is Madagascar's first ever pizza joint. Now it is also the country's largest fast food outlet. Owner Chef Mbinina worked hard to build his brand in a country where there ... (more)

Black-Owned 24-Hour Donut Cafe Shaking Up the Industry -- But Why Donuts?

March 28, 2017

Edose Ohen, a Nigerian-American entrepreneur from Houston, Texas, has been shaking up the pastry industry ever since he opened Glazed The Doughnut Cafe - the area's first Black-owned 24 hour ... (more)

Started out as a Makeup Artist, and Then Launched Her Own Makeup Line Now Worth $1 Million

March 28, 2017

Suzie Beauty was created by entrepreneur Suzie Wokabi, a US-trained makeup artist who runs her business in Kenya and initially found it hard to source quality makeup for her work. This motiva... (more)

Black College Student Finds Sweet Success Selling Dessert-Like Candles

March 21, 2017

Dominique Shawn Norwood from South Orange-Maplewood, New Jersey, is a college student at William Paterson University, but she is also the CEO and Founder of ... (more)