Made-in-Ghana watch brand: How the founder of Caveman Watches built his business
Anthony Dzamefe went from hawking replica watches on the streets of Accra to building his own brand of timepieces. Dzamefe spoke with James Torvaney about growing Caveman Watches and the challenges he has faced in establishing a manufacturing operation from the ground up --------continue reading.........
32-year-old founders of multimillion-dollar app share their No. 1 tip for starting a business
When husband-and-wife duo Chris Halim and Raena Lim quit their jobs in 2016 to start their own sustainable fashion business, they had little idea of the success it would become........
Black Business News
Empowering Black Canadian Entrepreneurs one loan at a time!
Which entity will administer the Government of Canada’s contribution to the Loan Fund?
The Federation of African-Canadian Economics (F.A.C.E.) is the legal entity designated to administer the government contribution to the loan fund. It is a federally incorporated not-for-profit created by a group of Black Business Support Organizations (BBSOs) from across Canada.
Which organizations make up the Federation of African-Canadian Economics (F.A.C.E.)?
F.A.C.E. is made up of five prominent BBSOs that joined forces to create the organization. Collectively, the group has more than 35 years of experience serving Black Canadian business co.........
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New Celtics head coach Ime Udoka’s path from Nigeria to Boston : Udoka is the first head coach of African origin in league history
After nearly a decade as an assistant coach, Ime Udoka became the new head coach of the Boston Celtics on Monday. The 43-year-old is the 18th coach, and sixth Black coach, in the franchise’s illustrious history ------continue reading......
First Nations News
Windows of former Winnipeg Bay building, once boarded up, now feature Indigenous art Social Sharing:
'It makes me feel good to think people might take something from this,' says artist Peatr Thomas
Once boarded up, the windows of the downtown Winnipeg building that housed the Bay for nearly a century now feature the work of two Indigenous artists.
Peatr Thomas, whose mural on the side of the building replicates one he did inside the nearby Qaumajuq Inuit art centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, says he was hesitant at first about having his work associated with the Hudson's Bay Company — a company deeply tied to colonization.
Singapore-based D2C dental brand Zenyum raises $40M Series B from L Catterton, Sequoia India and other investors:
Zenyum, a startup that wants to make cosmetic dentistry more affordable, announced today it has raised a $40 million Series B. This includes $25 million from L Catterton, a private equity firm focused on consumer brands. The round’s other participants were Sequoia Capital India (Zenyum is an alum of its Surge accelerator program), RTP Global, Partech, TNB Aura,....
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