From Harvard Business School classmates to CEOs: This enterprising duo created a line of nude lipsticks for women of colour
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From Harvard Business School classmates to CEOs: This enterprising duo created a line of nude lipsticks for women of colour

TWO YEARS ago Harvard Business School classmates Kristen “KJ” Miller and Amanda E. Johnson put their heads together and filled a hole in the cosmetics industry. They created Mented, short for pigmented, a range of nude lipstick shades for women of colour. Both women recall frustrating experiences while shopping for nude lipsticks and being handed … Continue reading

This London-based entrepreneur’s luxury watch business supports and clothes orphaned children in South Africa
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This London-based entrepreneur’s luxury watch business supports and clothes orphaned children in South Africa

MEET WILLIAM Adoasi, the London-based entrepreneur whose luxury watch business helps clothe and support orphans in South Africa. William, 26, started his first business at 19 and has gone on to build a portfolio of four companies, including Vitae London, a luxury watch brand. Vitae London gives 10 per cent of the money it makes … Continue reading

Teyana Taylor’s second campaign with Reebok follows release of workout video series
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Teyana Taylor’s second campaign with Reebok follows release of workout video series

TEYANA TAYLOR has released her second campaign with Reebok to coincide with the sports giant’s 25th anniversary. Back in January, Reebok announced it would be partnering with the singer and dancer To re-release the Freestyle Hi, also known as the 5411. “I’m a serious sneakerhead, I can dance in anything, but the 5411’s are so light … Continue reading

Nubian Skin, a hosiery and lingerie line for women of colour founded by British entrepreneur Ade Hassan, to launch footwear collection
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Nubian Skin, a hosiery and lingerie line for women of colour founded by British entrepreneur Ade Hassan, to launch footwear collection

THE COMPANY behind a hosiery and lingerie line for women of colour will launch a footwear collection next week. Nubian Skin, founded by award-winning British entrepreneur Ade Hassan, announced the news on social media this week with a sneak peak of both heels a flats. “Five days to go #comingsoon #nubianskin #RedefiningNude,” the company teased … Continue reading

Jay Z announces new business venture that will support and invest in start-up companies
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Jay Z announces new business venture that will support and invest in start-up companies

GET YOUR business plans ready! Jay Z has announced he is to launch a company that will support innovative start-ups. The hip-hop mogul, who recently made history by becoming the first rapper inductee in the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, announced new venture, Arrive, today (March 8). Arrive, a collaboration with bosses at Primary Venture … Continue reading

Eight-year-old learns basics of entrepreneurship and starts baking company so he can buy a house for his mum
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Eight-year-old learns basics of entrepreneurship and starts baking company so he can buy a house for his mum

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD baker has opened his own bakery with the goal of earning enough money to buy a home for his mum. Jalen Bailey runs the entire business out of a rental home that he lives in with his mother, Sharhonda Mahan, in Fresno, California, and makes everything from scratch. He started his own website, … Continue reading

Meet 17-year-old Warren Cassell: A successful investment entrepreneur and published author from Montserrat
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Meet 17-year-old Warren Cassell: A successful investment entrepreneur and published author from Montserrat

WARREN CASSELL wants to go down in history as “someone who inspired millions, and who reshaped the entire economy of the Caribbean”. At 17, he’s already an internationally recognised entrepreneur, published author of two books, and highly successful investor from the Caribbean island of Montserrat, so it’s safe to say he’s well on his way. … Continue reading