Erica Nicole, Founder and CEO

The Voice of Small Business & Entrepreneurship Culture

Photo: Erica Nicole, Founder and CEO, YFS Magazine; Source: Jhnea Turner Photography

Erica Nicole is making headlines as a small business expert source by serving up fresh, provocative and insanely addictive behind-the-scenes business know-how. Representing the selective and optimistic eye of entrepreneurship culture, she’s committed to empowering entrepreneurs via her Fortune 500 Simplified TM business approach.


“Expert perspectives like yours offer valuable insights on the industry and provide critical external viewpoints as we all seek to grow in a redefined marketplace.” – Bill Sheedy, Visa, Inc. Group President of the Americas


Small Business Influence Like No Other

Erica Nicole is the founder and CEO of YFS Magazine — the definitive digital magazine for startups, small business and entrepreneurship culture.

As a leading millennial female entrepreneur and small business influencer she’s on a full-tilt mission to make entrepreneurship accessible. Along the way she became a global keynote speaker, brand ambassador, syndicated columnist and entrepreneurship advisor.





“YFS Magazine provides useful information for entrepreneurs looking to start and grow a business.” – Visa Business

She was hailed as one of “15 Female Entrepreneurs To Watch in 2015” by Entrepreneur Magazine, one of “5 Female Entrepreneurs Who Changed The Business Game in 2015” by ELITE DAILY, one of “5 Unstoppable Female Entrepreneurs Making Their Dents on the World” by Entrepreneur Magazine and honored as one of “15 Female Entrepreneurs Who Have Left Their Mark on America” by The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Erica Nicole, and her work, has been featured or mentioned in national media outlets including Forbes, Inc., Bloomberg Businessweek, Ebony Magazine, Fox Business, MSN Business on Main, MSNBC Your Business, The Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, Supplier Diversity Review, American Express OPEN Forum, Business Insider,, Mashable,, Slate Magazine, and more.

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