In 2018, it has been thrilling to have black people owning well-to-do businesses across the world despite the unfair political attacks they tend to face in many jurisdictions.
In the U.S., the more than 40 million black population is making serious waves in various sectors of the American economy – healthcare, entertainment, business, sports, and technology – and are generating revenue and creating jobs
These successes were chalked even in the face of hurdles such as access to capital to fund and operate the business due to years of racial and economic discrimination
It is now even more amazing that black children, some as young as four, are also setting up their own businesses. At that young age, they realize the value of entrepreneurship and how being white-collar workers working from nine to five for someone might be a waste of their talents.
Below are some of the young entrepreneurs we at Face2face Africa covered this year and believe have been the most successful.