Nicole W. Brown, Founder & CEO of multi-million dollar brand Izzy & Liv, received an elite ranking on the 2021 Forbes “The Next 1000 List” of entrepreneurs and businesses on their way to great success. The entrepreneurs, sole proprietors, and start-ups featured on this list are adapting and creating new ways to operate a business in this “new normal”. Among the other inspiring entrepreneurs, Nicole W. Brown and Izzy & Liv were recognized for their trailblazing contribution to business and the fashion industry itself.
“I call myself an accidental entrepreneur because I never saw myself starting my own business,” stated Brown. “Anything is possible if you do the work and stay consistent, and now I am nationally recognized in The Forbes Next 1000 List.”
Izzy & Liv is a one-of-a-kind lifestyle brand that celebrates the culture, confidence, and soul of the Black woman. Her dedication to putting Black women in the spotlight in everyday items has filled a tremendous voice in the market and turned Izzy & Liv into a million-dollar brand.
“I wanted to create a business where women of color and Black women would be represented and see themselves in everyday products and everyday consumables,” said Brown. “I want my brand to inspire women to embrace their womanhood, the color of their skin, and feel a sense of confidence every time they put on an Izzy & Liv item.”
Nicole and her company were also awarded an elite ranking by Inc. Magazine as #506 on their coveted Inc. 5000 List. This list recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in America. To learn more about Nicole and the Izzy & Liv brand, visit www.izzyandliv.com.
ABOUT NICOLE BROWN
Nicole W. Brown is the CEO & Founder of Izzy & Liv, a lifestyle brand dedicated to making Black women feel included, celebrated, and uplifted with products that are a reflection of themselves and the things they love. Her dedication to putting Black women in the spotlight in everyday items, from graphic tees to home decor to a monthly subscription box, has filled a void in the market and turned Izzy & Liv into a million-dollar brand. A graduate of Rutgers University with nearly a 20-year career as an online marketing professional, Nicole used her marketing expertise to launch and scale her brand. Since launching in 2015, Nicole has managed to multiply sales revenue year after year, growing into a multi-million dollar brand.