Fely Tchaco

Fely Tchaco

Leye Tchaco AKA (Fely Tchaco) is a singer, songwriter and performer, fashion designer, model, visual artist, and entrepreneur. San Francisco-based and native of Cote d'Ivoire the Ivory Coast. Founder of African Arts Academy and Fely Productions ZEWP.

Website: http://www.felyproductions.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/fely-tchaco/38/29b/751
Twitter: www.twitter.com/felytchaco
Others: http://www.felyproductions.com http://www.felymusic.com
San Francisco, California, United States
Member since April 17, 2014
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  • About
2006 City College of San Francisco Graphics Communication

I am a(n):


Companies I've founded or co-founded:
African Arts Academy, Fely Productions ZEWP
Companies I work or worked for:
Fely Productions
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

Winner of 2012 Best World Beat Song, Independent Music Awards
Featured fashion editorial for Style Equation
Featured in the New York Style Now Magazine

If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to invent something cool.

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Failure is the most frustrating but achievement is the most rewarding.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Not having a good foundation and a solid, robust business plan.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Not having a solid business plan, not making your research, not having the right funding team.

Full bio

Fely Tchaco is the founder of 

FELY PRODUCTIONS/ZEWP, an entertainment agency specializing in the production of unique star studded, cross-cultural events, celebrating culture and promoting arts throughout the bay area and beyond. Each year we organize and produce a charity fundraising event called Modern Ethnic Fashion Show & Gala in the city of San Francisco.

In 2012, Fely Tchaco founded African Arts Academy, an online educational program that specializes in the arts & crafts originating from the African diaspora. Program includes but not limited to fashion, culinary arts, music, dance & more. 

The annual Modern Ethnic Fashion Show and Gala is an international charity fundraising event that help us fund programs supporting African Arts Academy Foundation, as well as other selected non profit organizations.

The concept is to showcase ethnically aspired sustainable clothing brand targeting young, professional and adults who wish to wear culturally conscious clothing that fits their modern lifestyle.  

Fely Tchaco's fashion design have showcased in the Paris Fashion Week on September 27th at LusoFashion International in Paris, has been featured in the July 2014 issue of STYLE EQUATION MAGAZINE. 

On July 27th 2014, she opened for the finale FASHION ON THE SQUARE’s 10th anniversary at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco, CA.

On August 3rd 2013 during the fundraising Gala Diner for African Arts Academy, Fely Tchaco presented for the first time, her line Modern Ethnic Fashion  at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco.


Article by Fafafoom: http://www.fafafoom.com/fashion-on-the-square-2014-finale-recap/#.U-AkbWRdXQk

Article by Anastasia Namsaraeva: http://girlinafashionworld.com/2014/08/fashion-on-the-square-finale-runway-fashion-show/