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Ashley Lamothe Was the Youngest Person To Own A Chick Fil A Franchise

Ashley Lamothe

Franchising has always been a topic for discussion here at Black Business Boost. For many aspiring business owners, franchising is a much easier way to get into business for yourself than starting on your own. A few months ago we discussed the story of Jonathan Lacy and how he became [...]

September 16, 2021 Miles Kelley Franchises 0

The Six Figure Spa Chick Runs a Million Dollar Consulting Firm

Candace Holyfield

Candace Holyfield is the definition of never stop hustling. The “Six Figure Spa Chick” started out as a massage therapist right out of high school. But the road wasn't as straight forward as you might think. The first time she took her massage license exam, she failed. By only five [...]

September 14, 2021 Miles Kelley Beauty 0

Ceata Lash is the First Black Woman to Hold Multiple Patents for a Hair Accessory

Ceata Lash

If you have natural hair, then you already are familiar with some of woes that faced Ceata Lash. Many people with natural, kinky, curly hair want to have that hair-styling accessory that will not damage the hair. Some do improvise but Lash created one for herself and all of the natural [...]

September 14, 2021 Miles Kelley Beauty 0

Ashley Hamilton Flipped A Tax Refund Into A Million Dollar Real Estate Portfolio

Ashley Hamilton Consults

A single mother making $22,000 a year as a waitress in Detroit wanted more. But Ashley Hamilton wasn't exactly the ideal candidate for a business start up loan. Determined to make a move, Hamilton took her 2009 tax refund and combined it with her savings. Using that money, she was [...]

September 11, 2021 Miles Kelley Real Estate 0

Black Gaming Couple Create Doll Game Full of Melanin

C&D Turner

Ciara and Dejon Turner, shake up the tech world by infusing mobile gaming with positive characters of color. The Doll House Family app arrived late June on both Google Play and the Apple App Store. In the digital space, where only 3% of the industry includes Black developers, BBCorpWorld LLP changes the [...]

September 11, 2021 Miles Kelley Tech 0

April Ross now OWNS the TV station that she used to intern for.

April Ross

In January 2017, April Ross stepped unto her very first news scene as a digital reporter. She started out her journalism career using a cell phone and Facebook Live. April was a student majoring in communications when she began interning at WJCN. After graduating in 2001, she began working as [...]

September 10, 2021 Miles Kelley Community 0