Deion Sanders Generates $4.5M in Revenue With New Prime 21 Sunglasses

The buzz around Deion Sanders has been incessant. And while some may view it as hype, the proof is in the pre-orders. After elevating Jackson State University and the larger HBCU sports culture, Sanders announced his intentions to head to Boulder, Colorado, to coach for the University of Colorado. Now just a few games into […]

Ciara’s Ten to One Rum Receives $1M Investment From Private Equity Firm

Ciara’s Ten to One rum venture with entrepreneur Marc Farrell is getting some major support. The pair recently recently secured a $1 million investment from private equity firm InvestBev Group, according to The Spirits Business. The investment is supposed to help the company elevate its presence in the Caribbean rum sector and reach new markets.  […]

Black-Owned Kin Seltzer Company Receives $3M Investment From Former NFL Player

Joshua Lewis is the founder of Kin Seltzer Inc., a Kansas City-based seltzer company that specializes in 100% natural fruit ingredients and an array of flavors, Black Enterprise reports. The seltzer is pretty popular in Kansas City and can be found across bars, restaurants, clubs, and in retail stores. And the now the brand has […]

Black-Owned Wanderstay Boutique Hotel Opens in Houston

Houston has a new Black-owned hotel that is making quite the statement in the east downtown area of the city. According to Community Impact, a press release from the office of Houston Mayor, Sylvester Turner, recognizes the Wanderstay Boutique Hotel as the only Black-owned hotel in the Houston-area. The hotel is owned by Deidre Mathis, who founded the […]

Houston Entrepreneur Creates World’s First Built-In Retainer for Mouth Grillz

It’s already patent pending! Chriss Rogers is a serial entrepreneur best known for her Shop Chriss Zoe clothing brand — which she successfully ran for eight years before shutting it down in 2020, AfroTech reports. The brand was popular among the fashion girls. And with Rogers serving as both owner and model, her face became […]

The Lip Bar Expands to 3000 CVS Stores Through New Retail Partnership

The Lip Bar has embarked on its most significant retail expansion to date through a strategic partnership with CVS. The Detroit-based company, founded by Melissa Butler in 2012, focuses on offering high-quality, vegan, and cruelty-free products designed for a wide range of skin tones. With the latest expansion, the 11-year-old brand will be available in […]

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