Former NBA star turns entrepreneur; drops plans about Blacks and business growth

Former NBA star turns entrepreneur; drops plans about Blacks and business growth

- A former basketball player, Al Harrington, has announced the opening of his business known as Harrington Wellness

- According to him, the business is aimed at providing support for Black entrepreneurs who present solid business plans

- He admits that the two challenges his business faces are lack of access to capital and lack of education to identify opportunities

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A former basketball player, Al Harrington, has opened up about the reason he decided to start a business, Harrington Wellness, in February 2018.

YEN.com.gh understands that he has also disclosed there are plans for expansion into areas such as Colorado, Oregon, California, and Michigan.

According to him, the company is currently working on applications in Illinois, Missouri, Maryland, and New Jersey, as there is a strategy to expand nationally.

Former NBA star turns employer; drops plans about Blacks and business growth

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Harrington went on to say that two major challenges his company faces are access to capital as well as lack of education to identify and utilize opportunities.

Per a report by bet.com, he further noted that he is ready to create wealth for the Black communities and is therefore willing to support if Black entrepreneurs have strong business plans.

In another report, YEN.com.gh has learned that Jessica Nabongo is on record as the first Black woman to have visited every country in the world.

Jessica, an employee of the United Nations, who has become a travel blogger, set out to visit all the countries in the world in the year 2016.

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, she arrived in Seychelles, which was the last country on her list. Information available shows that she also went to some territories described by the UN as having "non-observer status."

Per a report by myjoyonline.com, Jessica, who holds two passports, was born in Detroit to Ugandan parents. According to her, she hopes to pave the way for women and people of colour to follow her example.

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