Yesterday I received news that someone I knew very well died, a young man admired by the community as was seen with the outpouring of support on Facebook. The news shocked me, I saw people sharing messages of love and support, and that got me thinking. There are some things our Caribbean men don’t hear often enough and while on the train today, I made a list of them and decided to share with you.
Today I feature the someone who just like me, has a passion for fostering a culture of entrepreneurship in the Caribbean. Kenrick Quashie has been “entrepreneering” since he completed his university education and today he talks to me about his journey starting Global DOmination. Kenrick offers two key services, first, providing a platform for entrepreneurs and aspiring to come together as well as a platform for giving entrepreneurs access to funding, talk about Global DOmination. Take a look at Kenrick’s story below.
Today on “How They Did It” I feature the internet fashion sensation Jai Nice. Her clothing brand Kloset Envy instantly became popular with a following of over 642,000 people. Her personal brand has a following of 1.3 million people, talk about impressive. Jai shares a little bit of her story with me about how at the age of 18 she developed her first business plan before moving to LA to live with her sister. She started off buy buying and selling vintage clothing. She would invest the money back into the business. First she bought a website then wholesale clothes before moving into designing full time. Through designing she built a strong relationship with a lot of manufactures and now currently owns her own manufacturing company. Lets take a more indept look into the creative mind behind Kloset Envy