Atelier restaurant occupies a big colonial house in Havana’s El Vedado neighborhood, offering an atmosphere the likes of which I had never seen before. Paintings of diverse styles and formats, vintage radios, lamps and figurines, are scattered throughout the dining room; its tables like television images of another era. Its magical charm invites one to dine here and feel at home.Read more
Becoming a success story in the entrepreneurial world requires many skills. However, being able to identify a niche market and embracing it with confidence, may be the start to ensuring the success of your company. Yorgis Morejón García was able to put together two of the things he’s most passionate about and making them into […]Read more
Opportunities are important in the art world, but being and artist is hard work and that big break has to catch you working. Jorge Perugorría is one of the most renowned Cuban actors. His interpretation of Diego in Strawberry and Chocolate, nominated for an Oscar in 1994, launched him into fame. “Strawberry and Chocolate, by […]Read more
When going over Pedro Almodovar’s cinematography, various topics are easily distinguishable: women, sex, fetichism, religion, family and homosexuality. All of it approached from the scope of a very talented personality, who brings a tragic sense of life to his work, for which he has been defined by some as the most prolific, independent and symbolic […]Read more
Hearing that an entrepreneurial project is called D’Brujas [Of’Witches] certainly generates confusion about what it responds to. The history of this business is a journey in which the will and desire to do something good and useful, were strong. “I had the certainty that I wanted to make handmade soaps and I thought that name because of the legend of witches making magic potions with natural ingredients, they make you fall in love, they have the power to regenerate themselves, to transform themselves, and that’s what I wanted to achieve with the product”, Sandra Aldama, project leader, explained to Negolution.Read more
Over 25 brands in stores in 150 countries, and sales exceeding seven billion dollars –in the second semester of 2017- are some of the impressive numbers of the american company estée lauder companies.
Among its labels are Clinique, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Prescriptions, Lab Series, Origins and Bobbi Brown. Lauder is a world leader in makeup and skin care; however, the company began with the initiative of a woman who barely gave samples and tried out her products for free in beauty salons.
His ideas may seem crazy but they have already earned him a fortune estimated at $19.9 billion. In addition to being one of the richest people in the world, Elon Musk ranked number 21 on Forbes’ list of the most powerful people on Earth in December 2016. His fans have called him “the architect of tomorrow”. Musk took the Internet by surprise when creating a payment platform that would later become PayPal. Later he revolutionized the automotive industry with Tesla, and now he aims to conquer the galaxy with Space X. All of this in less than two decades. The story of this South African entrepreneur is more than impressive, starting from his first salary at only 12 years old.Read more
Once you download AlaMesa app you immediately get it: its simple and it works! That’s why trying to get a sneak peak on what happens behind scenes was such an interesting experience. It all started six and a half years ago when Alamesa launched its business with one goal in mind: to provide reliable, updated and quality information about the Cuban culinary scene. How? A website with an online guide, a weekly newsletter, a mobile app and strong social media presence. Back then, five newly graduated students from Cuban universities saw an opportunity, grabbed it and ended up developing a new innovative product. When they started out, Alamesa would only offer information regarding Havana’s culinary scene.Read more