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What This Real Estate Investor Did With $4,000 Changed His Life

AFRICANGLOBE - Victor Bomi says there is “no secret” to his early success as a real estate investor, other than his knack for relationship-building and spotting good deals. At only 22 years old, he grew his business with $4,000 that he earned from his first real estate deal.

Woman Rejected By Airline Decides To Start Her Own Airline —...

AFRICANGLOBE - When Sibongile Sambo, a 42-year old woman from South Africa, was told by South African Airways that she did not qualify for a flight attendant position because she did not meet their minimum height requirement, she decided to take matters into her own hands. She became an entrepreneur, and started her very own airline called SRS Aviation, and until this day, her company is the only Black woman-owned and operated aviation company in Africa.

This 7-Year-Old Is Making $22 Million A Year Reviewing Toys On...

AFRICANGLOBE - The highest-earning YouTube star in the world is an elementary-school kid who makes millions reviewing toys. Ryan, the 7-year-old "host" of Ryan ToysReview, a popular toy-review channel on YouTube, jumped from No. 8 to No. 1 on Forbes' annual list of YouTube stars who are making the most money.

Did This Entrepreneur Really Make $1 Million In 90 Minutes?

AFRICANGLOBE - Yes, it's true. Reynell "Supa" Steward, founder and CEO of The Crayon Case, really did generate $1 million in sales in less than 2 hours on Cyber Monday. In fact, it was $1.2 million to be exact. The Crayon Case is a cosmetic line dedicated to amateur make-up users and aspiring makeup artists. The brand is best known for its eyeshadow palette that encourages women to treat their face as a blank canvass.

This Entrepreneur Started A Wine Making Business With Just 23 Cents

AFRICANGLOBE - “Don’t be discouraged if you don’t have much money to start your business. The initial capital is not the cash, but the business idea you have. It is the business idea that will generate the cash, not the cash that will start the business:.

Once Homeless, This Entrepreneur Now Owns A $20 Million Trucking Company

AFRICANGLOBE - 34-year old Amari Ruff had a rough start growing up. As a teenager, he had to balance studies and work to help his mother make ends meet while moving between homeless shelters. But now, he owns a multi-million dollar trucking company called Sudu that connects underserved entrepreneurs to giant companies such as Walmart and UPS.

21 Quotes On Entrepreneurship: By Africans For Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - Entrepreneurship does take a toll on your social life. You are always focused on the business, thinking about work, even when you’ve taken time off to unwind… You need to be passionate about what you are doing. Then you need to have a purpose – for me it’s building a legacy and having a positive influence in society. Then you need perseverance to stick through the tough times; a plan to get you where you want to go; and good people to walk with you.

7 Resolutions To Follow In 2017 If You Want To Get...

AFRICANGLOBE - Would you like to be rich? Judging by how much is spent on lottery tickets, it’s fair to assume that many of us would love to be rich. Lottery sales in the U.S. totaled more than $73 billion during fiscal year 2015, according to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries.

Former NBA Star Jamal Mashburn Now Owns More Than 80 Franchises

AFRICANGLOBE - Success on the court doesn't always lead to success off the court for many professional NBA players who retire from the sport. But for this former NBA player, it lead to owning 80 franchise locations and five car dealerships.

Why You Should Start A Business And Become Your Own Boss

AFRICANGLOBE - “Moving into self-employment can be hugely beneficial. It gives you the autonomy to do things your way, which can be a huge bonus for people who have spent years working for others.

15 Gangster Movies Every Entrepreneur Should See And The Lessons They...

AFRICANGLOBE - Gangsters became such a fascination in the early 20th century that Hollywood, always looking for a new trend, jumped on it with gusto. They haven’t stopped since. Some of the most memorable films of all time come from this genre, which touches on so many factors that make up America, including an entrepreneurial spirit. Of course, the entrepreneurs in these cases work outside the law, which is not advisable. But in watching these movies from the perspective of a business owner, each offers a lessons we could all do well to remember.

Want To Be Your Own Boss? Here’s What You Need To...

AFRICANGLOBE - “I want to be my own boss” is a thought that has definitely crossed the minds of most corporate managers at some time in their careers. When you look at all the work you put in at work, working 12 hour days, the thought of doing all this work for yourself would definitely have crossed your mind. This thought had often crossed my mind as well before I set out on my own and founded my own company.

This Entrepreneur Built An App Without Knowing How To Code —...

AFRICANGLOBE - Building an app without knowing how to code? How is that possible? Ask Tara Reed from Detroit, Michigan. This genius entrepreneur created a successful app, even though she knew nothing about coding - and little did she know that it would make her a millionaire!

Turning A Dollar Into $500 Million: The Story Of Cosmas Maduka

AFRICANGLOBE - In today’s Nigeria, the name Cosmas Maduka is synonymous with Coscharis Motors. And why wouldn’t it be since the bearer of the name is the multi-billionaire Chairman/CEO of Coscharis Group of Companies and the sole distributor for BMW in Nigeria. Dr. Cosmas Maduka’s success is one that everyone knows of, but let’s go through his journey to success together.

5 Ways These YouTube Superstars Built Business Empires

AFRICANGLOBE - The entrepreneur's dream is to turn what he or she loves into something that will actually turn a profit. YouTube is home to more than a billion users, and some of the platform's creators have been able to channel their passion and leverage the support of their fans into thriving business empires.

5 Top Black Business Owners You May Not Know, But Should

AFRICANGLOBE - Five African American business leaders whose successes is paving the way for future generations. Liggins took over as CEO of Radio One in 1997; under his leadership, he took the company public in 1999. The company has since expanded into 22 markets, with 18 million listeners, making it the nation’s largest African American owned and operated urban-market radio broadcasting company in the United States.