Damion Anderson and Shasworld Customs make signs, banners, t-shirts and other printed gear for clients all throughout Buffalo.
We R Nuts
In 2006, Pearl Omphelius and her son Kody started selling the candied nuts they’d been making forever as a side hustle, selling at farmers’ markets and on show routes while also working full-time jobs and going to school. As Pearl and Kody refined their product offering and their business model, they steadily grew the business, Learn more
Yoga Me Blac
Taminka Jones has been a practicing yogi for over a decade, receiving her 200-hour RYT and numerous other certifications. In 2018 she turned that passion into a business, starting Yoga Me Blac to open up “access to liberating and conscious yoga practice to people of color”. Offering a mix of group classes and private lessons, Learn more
What’s Pop-In Gourmet Popcorn
After spending over two decades as a chef, Stefan Coker decided to put his culinary and business skills to work in a slightly different business venture: gourmet popcorn. He did it for many reasons, but starting a business around a product his kids loved was one of the strongest influences. He wanted to show his Learn more
Manna Culinary Group, Manna @ Northland
Co-Owners/Chefs Tina Grant-Hole, Dale Holt, and Reggie Ingram bring a combined 80 years of culinary experience to their business, Manna Culinary Group. The Beverly Gray Center provided technical support and financial guidance to help them turn that experience into their first restaurant, Manna @ Northland.
Divinity Holistics & Beauty
Nina Hardy opened Divinity Holistics & Beauty to provide health and wellness to women in Western New York.