Ngozi Nwanji

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Ngozi Nwanji

Ngozi Nwanji is a Nigerian-American journalist, writer, and content creator from and based in Silver Spring, Maryland with a passion for storytelling, media representation, and music. Along with writing for AfroTech, she's the founder of her own entertainment website, Z's P.O.V — a platform for underrated music and Black creatives.

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Shaquille O'Neal Invested In This Online School After Reading That 29-Year-Old Tade Oyerinde Had Raised $29M For It Via A Forbes Article

Imagine you are featured in Forbes magazine about your rising company, and Shaquille O’Neal comes across the article and wants to support it — that’s the reality for Campus Founder Tade Oyerinde.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 22, 2024

Christopher Gray Opens Up About Sallie Mae's Acquisition Of Scholly And How It Led To Increased Financial Support For HBCUs

In July 2023, Scholly reached a pivotal milestone to further provide access to higher education for students who don’t have the financial means.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 20, 2024

Mike Tyson Opens An Academy In Arizona, Said To Be The First Emotional And Belief Intelligence-Based School System In The Nation

Mike Tyson is looking to serve and empower the youth in Phoenix, AZ, with his new school.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 20, 2024

CurlMix Has Already Reportedly Raised Over $870K In Its Newly Launched Crowdfunding Campaign

Kim and Tim Lewis, the founders of CurlMix, have always been certified self-starters when it comes to the rise of their business. From starting the haircare company as a do-it-yourself (DIY) subscription box to transforming it into a full-fledged clean, natural haircare line, the couple has made moves on their own terms.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 16, 2024

Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott's Administration Secures An $18M Deal To Transform Hotels Into Shelters For Unhoused Residents

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is keeping his promise on a commitment he announced three years ago for Baltimore, MD.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 16, 2024

Meet Tanya Hill-Holliday, The First Black Woman To Own And Operate A McDonald's Franchise In Philadelphia

Climbing up the corporate ladder led this Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alumna to make history in the restaurant industry.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 15, 2024

After Parting Ways With Nike, Tiger Woods Has Inked A New Apparel And Footwear Deal With TaylorMade

After cutting ties with Nike a month ago and being approached by numerous companies, Tiger Woods has officially announced his new home.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 14, 2024

Streamer Kai Cenat Announces His New Partnership With Nike — 'This Has Been A Long Time Waiting'

Kai Cenat has gone from streaming via Twitch to lining up a partnership with a footwear giant.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 13, 2024

Roc Nation Lands A Multi-Year Deal With Versace That Will Provide Event Sponsorships And Scholarships For The Next Generation

Jay-Z’s powerhouse entertainment company and one of the biggest luxury fashion brands have joined forces to actively support the next generation.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 12, 2024

How SoundThinking's CEO Ralph Clark Took His Company Public To Address Safety Crises In At-Risk Communities

Almost everyone has something that is the driving force behind their work. Ralph Clark’s deep passion for helping people solve their problems has always been his motivation.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 9, 2024

This Nigerian Founder Has Raised $1M In Pre-Seed Funding For His Edtech Startup That He Began Building At Age 18

Persevering after a tragic event led this Nigerian founder to build a company from the ground up that fills a gap in the edtech market.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 9, 2024

Air Force Veteran Haley McClain Hill Lands $150K 'Shark Tank' Deal For Her Military Apparel Company

Close to the end of this founder’s “Shark Tank” pitch, she was able to secure a deal.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 9, 2024

Usher's 2 Las Vegas Residencies Reportedly Raked In Over $100M Combined

Usher has secured a major win ahead of bringing R&B to the 2024 Apple Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 7, 2024

How Dr. Ted Love Went From Studying Molecular Biology To Becoming The Former CEO Of A Company Acquired By Pfizer For $5.4B

Life often has an interesting way of leading us to moments that change our lives, which is the case for Dr. Ted Love.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 7, 2024