Identified as a simple, fast and safe Cuban courier business, Mandao Express came to fulfill a clear purpose within the national entrepreneurial scene. Its creators wanted to cover their own needs: to send and receive documents without having to move throughout the city. They thought other businesses could share this concern, and so in September 2016 they officially started operations, with the intention of covering more than just paperwork.Read more
On the central intersection of Infanta and San Lázaro streets, in the Cuban capital, a non-agricultural cooperative stands out for its service and the quality of its gastronomic proposals. According to many experts on the subject, much of the success of a business lies in its location. So it’s safe to say that since opening its doors, El Biky has had much of this path covered.Read more
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