Being Fly: 5 Entrepreneurs You Should Know.
In this new addition to Read Fly, we introduce Being Fly, which is a spotlight for who you should know!
When being an entrepreneur anything and everything goes! There is no right or wrong way of doing anything in entrepreneurship. It’s a task well handled when dedicated. Here are 5 entrepreneurs you should follow to inspire you to keep going, no matter what!
1. HUDA KATTAN (HUDA BEAUTY)
Huda Kattan started her beauty empire after she quit her finance gig in Dubai. She then when on to create eyelashes that gained the liking of popular celebrity star, Kim Kardashian, thus having her empire sell out and continue to flourish worldwide. If you're a makeup artist and you are looking for some inspiration follow Huda Kattan on Instagram.
Atlanta-based Goodr is a sustainable surplus food management platform that leverages technology to reduce food waste and combat hunger. Goodr’s blockchain-enabled platform provides an IRS audit-friendly donation record to improve businesses’ bottom line, reduce greenhouse emissions, and use food waste to reduce hunger. She believes everyone deserves to eat! Follow Jasmine Crowe on Instagram if you're about that life! 🙂
3. Angela Benton (STREAMLYTICS)
Angela founded NewME Accelerator, the first accelerator for minority founders. She uses data to measure what media people are consuming across streaming platforms. On top of this Issa Rae is an investor!! Give her a follow on Instagram to get to know her.
4. Frederick Hutson (PIGEONLY)
After spending four years in prison, Frederick realized that people needed an easier way to communicate with their incarcerated loved ones, encouraging felons to stay connected to their community. He founded Pigeonly, which allows users to send physical photos and greeting cards to inmates via their phones. WOW! Give him a follow on Instagram to support his hustle!
5. Morgan DeBaun (BLAVITY INC)
Morgan noticed that her fellow Black millennials were not being catered to by the media, so she created Blavity. It creates and curates culturally relevant content for Black millennials and sends it to them directly. Talk about FLY NEWS! Follow her on Instagram to learn more about Morgan!