Young Minority Entrepreneurs And Black Owned Businesses To Support

For Us, By Us: Young Minority Entrepreneurs & Black-Owned Businesses You’re Missing Out On 2014

- By Bossip Staff
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Support these EXTRAORDINARILY talented young people & check out this list of little-known minority business owners with customized products & services you’ll be glad to support!

Young Minority Entrepreneurs And Black Owned Businesses To Support

It’s always refreshing to see young people in our community relentlessly pursuing their goals and working hard to become successful, but the getting the word out when your passion is entrepreneurship is half the battle.

That being said, we’re happy to bring you a list of little-known young minority go-getters with one-of-a-kind businesses that you definitely need to check out and support.

Take a look. You”ll be glad you did…

The Lia-Symone Experience is a phenomenal, all-inclusive event preparation & planning business that offers competitive pricng & operates primarily in the MD/DC area with services extending across the United States. Founded, owned and operated by a devoted young wife & mother, this company is your one-stop shop for all of your customized corporate and social event planning needs including but not limited to: weddings and receptions, fundraisers, celebrity product launches, corporate events, children & adult birthday parties and much more.

Lia-Symone remains intimately involved with every event planned, and will ensure that your special occasion is a one-of-a-kind experience for you and your guests.

*Customized gift baskets and care packages for all occasions  also available upon request.

Owner & CEO Lia Symone


Whether it be for leisure, business, or an international journey, transporting your personals from one destination to the next via MIFLAND leather travel products has never been more exciting. Their minimalist design concept and use of premium materials provides for an interesting combination that’s suitable for any environment.

Founded, owned and operated by an innovative group of young educated men with a vision for excellence, MIFLAND is well on the way to becoming a household name in quality leather goods.


Sparks Enterprises is compilation of three creative arts-based companies that provide a wide array of high quality services at affordable prices.

Created, owned and operated by coveted MUA extraordinaire and classically trained professional dance instructor Alishia Sparks, the company includes ThePlug Modeling and Talent Agency, SparkTique makeup services and The Bolt dance company. Alishia brings over 20 years of dance and modeling experience as well as 10 years of MUA experience to the table and has established herself as a media mogul in the making most known for adding her signature touch to faces, music videos, runways and dance competitions throughout the Midwest.

Sparks Enterprises operates primarily in the Ohio/Pittsburgh are, with services extending across the country.

Owner & CEO Alishia Sparks


Project Dapper is a rising fashion line that specializes in custom men’s furnishings with a focus on creating classic men’s accessories in unique and contemporary styles for the stylish man’s everyday wardrobe.

Founded by talented fashion designer Kendall Belton, the line aims to provide clientele with a hands on experience creating custom furnishings on their own terms with a wide variety of quality fabrics available to choose from.

Project Dapper currently operates primarily in the MD/DC area and services markets throughout the country.

Owner & CEO Kendall Belton


PRESI Menswwear is best described in their company slogan: “Inspired Menswear that Inspired Men Wear.”

Run by a young Brooklyn native, PRESI is a progressive menswear brand specializing in quality garments that are both fashionable and practical. Although inspired by the city life, they are more than just products of their environment.

PRESI Menswear operates primarily in Atlanta, Georgia and ships throughout the United States as well as internationally.


Rouz Designs is custom interior and casual fashion design awesomeness at your finger tips. Founded, owned and operated by Vanessa Wells, an extraordinarily innovate designer with an eye for flair, Rouz Designs aims to bridge the gap between the less experienced client with experienced-designer taste.

An added touch to the Rouz Designs portfolio are the select one-of-a-kind clothing items  featuring designs inspired by African-American popular culture.

Rouz Designs is based in the NYC area with services extending across all national and international markets.

Owner & CEO Vanessa Wells

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Looking for delicious down home-cooking feel that will leave you feeling satisfied and wanting more? Look no further than The Cup Cakery Cafe.

Located in the small town of Warren, Ohio and operated by a talented chef who has specialized in providing extraordinarily flavorful dishes for various events throughout her community, The Cup Cakery Cafe is living proof that the absolute best things come in small packages.

Owner & CEO Russlin Thomas


Angel Cakes, LLC is an award-winning bakery specializing in custom made cakes and cupcakes to add a deliciously original touch to your next event.

Baking since the age of 8, founder Angela Lott’s baking talents will leave you satisfied and wanting more every time. She was most recently selected to create a customized cake for The Jackson family in honor of Michael Jackson’s 55th birthday. Angel Cakes is based in Merriville, IN with services extending across the Midwest and beyond.

Owner & CEO Angela Lott




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