Erica Nicole, Founder and CEO

The Voice of Small Business & Entrepreneurial Culture

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

Photo: Erica Nicole, Founder and CEO of 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 an accomplished serial entrepreneur, acclaimed entrepreneurship expert, dynamic conference speaker, syndicated columnist, philanthropist and Christian thought leader.

As a renowned serial entrepreneur, Erica leads a diverse business portfolio across digital media, national speaking, global business development, and electronic equipment industries.

As the Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine, Erica Nicole is helping world-class global brands break through the clutter, build small business thought leadership and leverage influencer engagement.




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

Erica Nicole is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council and National Association of Professional Women, and former Business Insider and a VISA Business Network contributor.

Her prior achievements include the North America Small Business Influencer Nominee, Media Achievement Award, Cameron School of Business Leadership Award and certification from the University of Bremen, Germany in Money & Capital Markets.

As an entrepreneurial change-agent, Erica Nicole been featured in national media outlets including, MSNBC Your Business, Fox Business, MSN Business on Main, Entrepreneur magazine, The Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, Supplier Diversity Review, American Express OPEN Forum, Business Insider,, Mashable,, and more.

Connect with Erica Nicole on Twitter at @YFSEricaNicole.

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