Maria Blow: Creating Credit Facilities For People of Colour and Underserved Communities

Marla Blow’s journey from Stanford University MBA graduate to the launch and subsequent acquisition of FS Card Inc. represents a remarkable tale of entrepreneurship and social impact within the financial industry. FS Card Inc., founded in 2014 by Blow, aimed to revolutionize the credit card market by providing more consumer-friendly products to small-dollar loan customers. […]

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Chizoba Okpala Atsu: Pioneering Excellence in Event Management and Empowering Women in Business

In the bustling city of Lagos, Nigeria, where creativity and entrepreneurship thrive, one woman has carved her own path in the event support industry. Meet Chizoba Okpala Atsu, the visionary founder of Elles Icebox, a company that has become synonymous with exquisite cocktails and impeccable service. Chizoba’s journey began with a simple observation. Attending an […]

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From Wheelbarrow Hustler to Millionaire: The Inspiring Journey of Fomba Trawally

In the bustling streets of Monrovia, Liberia, a remarkable entrepreneur emerged from humble beginnings. Fomba Trawally, born in 1971 to impoverished parents, defied adversity and transformed his life through sheer determination and resilience. His journey from a wheelbarrow hustler to the founder of a million-dollar company is a testament to the power of unwavering ambition. […]

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Philanthropist Femi Otedola Marks Diamond Jubilee in Grand Style

Femi Otedola, a multibillionaire businessman and philanthropist, went above and beyond to celebrate his 60th birthday in style. Otedola, for his 60th birthday, spent roughly €3 million to charter a super-luxury boat by Christina O. The legendary motor yacht Christina O made its debut as a Canadian frigate in World War II. In 1954, Christina O […]

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Tems: Taking Over the Globe

Temilade Openiyi—the Nigerian singer better known as Tems—was tucked up in bed in West London when Beyoncé’s album Renaissance dropped online. “I had a show the night before, so on Friday I was just sleeping the whole day,” she says. Openiyi had a guest vocal—in the standout track “Move” alongside Beyoncé and Grace Jones—on what would immediately […]

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