You are only as powerful as the company you keep, and these Black couples in business and tech are proof! Launching a business with a loved one has many perks. You can share the workload, find support at the tip of your finger, and more importantly, climb to the top! Take a look at ten Black couples turned founders who found love and purpose to build their business empires.
Feb 14, 2022
As the world continues to navigate life as we know it through COVID-19, this couple realized that Black grocers were missing when it came to the food delivery market. Rhandi and Jonathan Altidor decided that they would discover the solution to this with The Better Buggy, a grocery delivery service for Black-owned food suppliers and farmers in their home of Atlanta, reports Because of Them We Can. “We are always team ‘buy Black’ whenever we can, wherever we can- why don’t we fill this void that’s out there and help empower these local Black-owned stores and create this service because it wasn’t there,” Rhandi told Because of Them We Can. “I told my husband that it was really frustrating that we weren’t able to support Black-owned stores because a lot of the major outlets that offer [grocery deligery] don’t have smaller Black-owned businesses available.” Both educators in Fulton County Schools — Jonathan, a school counselor, and Rhandi, a middle school teacher — the couple used their...
Sep 14, 2020