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This 18-Year-Old is Opening a Coffee Shop to Serve as an Incubator For Black Entrepreneurs

The call for more Black entrepreneurship is at an all-time high right now, and young people are stepping up to fill in the gaps to increase representation for Black businessmen and women. According to Black Business , 18-year-old high school graduate and entrepreneur Zachary Hamlett recently launched a fundraising campaign via Kickstarter to open up The Hamlett , San Diego’s newest Black-owned coffee and apothecary shop. “With the support of my family and advisors, my dream is to establish a coffee and apothecary shop that also serves as an incubator for Black-owned health and wellness startups in San Diego,” said Hamlett. Hamlett describes the business as “a community hub and incubator promoting Black-owned enterprises and wellness” that will provide a safe space for community members, educational workshops, and exposure for up-and-coming Black-owned businesses. Black Business reports that the coffee shop will...

Njera Perkins

Aug 21, 2020