Disruptive Found(H)ers: Building Community, Talking Tech & Raising Capital
Did you know that black female-owned business are the fastest growing economic force in the U.S., but black female founders receive less than 1% of VC funds, higher loan rates, and lower loan amounts? Shelly Bell is on a mission to disrupt these stats and bring more black and brown female founders into the spotlight.
Join us on Thursday, March 14th and hear from Shelly, Founder & CEO of Black Girl Ventures as she talks about what it's like building a company as a Black, LGBTQ, female founder. Shelly will talk about her business, how she engages minority groups and the real talk on raising money as an underrepresented entrepreneur.