In 2017, the Richelieu Dennis has founded the Essence Ventures, which become an independent African- American owned company that majorly focused on combining the commerce, community, and content to meet the developing lifestyle as well as enriching needs of women of color. In the year of 2018 January, the company has proclaimed that it has attained the Essence Communications Inc. from the Time Inc. and reestablishing Essence as a 100% black owned self-governing company. Presently, the Richelieu Dennis serves as the chair of Essence ventures.

Actually, the Richelieu Dennis has also been named by OWN, which stands for Oprah Winfrey Network to its introductory Super Soul 100 list. He has been named by the Fast Company as one of the most innovative people in the business. In the year of 2017 December, the Liberia president bestowed upon him a merit of the Knight Commander and confessed the Richelieu into a most respected order of the Knighthood of the pioneer. To know more about this entrepreneur, you can keep in touch with the Richelieu Dennis social media page online.

Accolades of Richelieu Dennis

In the year of 2015, the Sundial was named of Inc. 5000 list of rapidly developing private company in the United States and also obtained the Corporate Social Responsibility of the year award from the WWD/Beauty Inc on the same year. When the Richelieu Dennis received this Lewis Institute Change maker award from the Babson College, the Sundial also has already obtained the Emerging Business of the Year Award from the Black Enterprise. In the year of 2017, the company has made its debut at number 10 position on a Black Enterprise BE among 100s list. Along with, the Shea Moisture obtained Ad Campaign of the year award from the WWD/Beauty Inc for its efforts of Break the Walls in the year of 2016.