- TAPPING INTO PEERS: JASON SMIKLE
This 24-year-old founder of Truly Unique Vision (TUV) Online/TUV Media sought to provide engaging media produced for young people by young people and teamed up with friends Ebele Mora and Fabricio Sousa to launch the media company, which helps brands connect directly with audiences age 18–24. “There’s a huge disconnect between the mindset of young people and the companies trying to create products that young people buy,” Smikle told Black Enterprise magazine. With a client list boasting companies including Foot Locker, BET, Toyota, and McDonald’s, the company is set for major revenue growth in coming years.
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