Talk about a dynamic, young woman. Having been listed on Forbes's 2013 30 Under 30: Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs as
well as Oprah Magazine's "O Power List," Rapelang Rabana is one of
Africa's top stars in tech. Right after earning her bachelor's degree in business science and honors in computer science from the University of
Cape Town, in 2005 she founded Yeigo, an innovative startup that developed groundbreaking mobile VoIP applications.
If you’re a fan of hip-hop music, you grew up in the 80’s and you’re
currently in re-design mode, check out Erick Sermon’s Def Rugs. Sermon is one-half of the legendary hip-hop group EPMD. Here, we caught up with the 46-year old, NY native to talk about his rug business and his upcoming documentary due out in September.
After Beatrice Siaw relocated to Ghana from the U.S. in 2010, she built a thriving business in the capital city of
Accra. She opened Tribeca Hotel Ghana in July 2013. While business is booming, the CEO says she has had to adjust to the
Ghanaian way of doing business. She talks to TNJ.com about working and
building a business in the African country, where many African-Americans
Business woman Roni DeLuz was ill for many years. Eventually, she turned to a holistic approach and detoxification, among other natural approaches. This move not only healed her, but changed her lifestyle and prompted a new business venture. In 1999, she opened the Martha’s Vineyard Holistic Retreat located in Vineyard Haven.
A setback is a set up for a comeback. For entrepreneur Leroy Brown,
the catchphrase has become a mantra of sorts by which to live and start a
business. LCB Trucking—a dump truck and debris hauling company based
in Franklin Park, New Jersey, was launched in 2002 after Brown suffered a
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 2012,
there were 12,200 home health agencies on record in the United States.
And entrepreneur-turned-author Shashicka Tyre-Hill has gotten a piece of
that pie. TNJ.com caught up with the CEO and founder of Miracle Home Care, a multi-million dollar home care agency, to talk about her road to success and tips on becoming an entrepreneur.