LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — August is Nationwide Black Enterprise Month, and it’s an opportunity to showcase the successes of getting a dream off the bottom.
Hasan Tesfa is a neighborhood Black enterprise proprietor and is the person behind Sea Moss Prime merchandise.
“It’s an anti-inflammatory, it breaks up irritation within the physique, so it’s nice for stiff joints,” Tesfa stated.
He advised 8 Information Now gwetting his new firm to scale was a problem. He acquired assist from one other black-owned firm, International Soko.
“They’ve allowed me to department out to completely different markets, to step into the digital area, they usually set me up with a web site so I can attain out extra,” he stated.
Moses Kusasira is the CEO of International Soko, and he helps younger entrepreneurs promote their merchandise on-line.
“These people don’t even know one another however now they’re collaborating and promoting collectively,” Kusasira stated.
Emme Kusi, proprietor of Superior Shea, stated the platform provides enterprise house owners recognition and provides a brand new solution to compete within the market.
“The challenges we’re having is creating a web site, as a result of these days with the e-commerce enterprise and the entire pandemic, we’ve needed to brainstorm and assume exterior the field,” Kusi stated.
Kusasira stated celebrating Black-owned companies this month is a good way to point out appreciation and provides a serving to hand.
“Our complete aim is to supply individuals the power to make use of this software program at a less expensive charge and generally free. The thought is that we’ve got to incorporate everyone from the mom-and-pop retailers all the best way to huge manufacturers,” he stated. “This month is Black enterprise month, so anyone can take part.”