Who: Pervis Taylor, III
What: Right Angle Entertainment, LLC
Why: Right Angle Entertainment is the company for Pervis Taylor, III, author of two international-selling books (Pervis Principles Volumes 1&2). He is also a highly sought after life coach who specializes in working with youth and women. He is a facilitator, contributor (expert contributor to Black Enterprise and Beliefnet) and an inspirational speaker. You can check out his website: www.pervistaylor.com
Where: Brooklyn, NY
When: 2010 Read more…
Going through life, people see opportunities come and go. Sometimes you take advantage of some and let others slip by. For Troy Williamson, ex-Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars football player, he knows how it can be taken away from you, so, he’s created opportunities for himself through entrepreneurship.
The Industry Cosign recently caught up to Williamson to discuss his role in the Which Wich Superior Sandwiches franchise, his charity organization and having the chance to motivate people.
Growing up as one of 11 children must have been challenging, did being in that position growing up shape you for gaining the attention of coaches and anyone having to do with anything sports-related? How did you manage to maintain/establish your individuality while having to ‘share’ your parents/family members? Read more…
You are the founder of Project Catalyst, could you explain what the company is and what your role is?
Essentially, Project Catalyst is a media platform that uses technology to provide access to alternative entertainment. We specialize in showcasing groundbreaking artists who are creating from diverse humanistic perspectives in film, music and visual art. Our mission is to offer a space for the expansion of multicultural media visibility. I’m responsible for the overall vision of the company and for overseeing business operations. I’m also the inventor of the Project Catalyst App, which allows users to watch amazing multicultural films, music videos, and documentaries on their smartphones or tablets on both Apple and Android devices, and I serve as the chief curator of the content we program into the app.
You were announced as the 2014 recipient of the Cinema Research Institute Fellowship for innovation, congratulations! What does this mean and how will this achievement help you in your line of work? Read more…