Feb 11, 2021
Hello, my gorgeous souls! Today, I have a very special episode, announcing a super exciting PARTNERSHIP! Black Girl Ventures x Manifestation Babe is a collaboration that has been months in the making. In today's episode, I am interviewing the founder of Black Girl Ventures, Shelly Bell. We talk about; Black Girl Ventures, mindset, the Pitch Competition, and more!
Shelly Bell is such a powerhouse! Named as one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 100 Powerful Women in Business, Shelly Bell is a computer scientist, system disruptor, and business strategist who moves ideas to profit while empowering people to live, build, and foster better relationships. She connects entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations in order to diversify their talent pipeline, increase equity, and grow their brands.
Black Girl Ventures, founded in 2016 as a solution to wealth disparity and lack of access to capital. It began with its signature event, the BGV Pitch Competition. It is the largest program for black and brown women identifying entrepreneurs in the world. Think Shark Tank meets Kickstarter, where everyone in the audience gets to be a shark. How amazing is that? Since BGV started, it has raised $2.6M in financial and social capital and tapped into the lives of 20,000 people from 65 countries through BGV events and programming.
On March 25, Manifestation Babe is partnering with Black Girl Ventures to host a pitch competition. It will be open to everyone within our community who identifies as a black or brown entrepreneur. They can apply to pitch their tech-enabled revenue-generating businesses. Everybody in our audience will be able to directly donate to any of the women pitching their businesses. This is going to be a LIFE CHANGING event and I am so EXCITED!
In this episode, we talk all about BGV and the Pitch Competition! If you or someone you know has had similar breakthroughs be sure to tag me @manifestationbabe on Instagram and share this episode with your community to spread the word! I am curious to hear all about your experience. Also, be sure to leave a review on iTunes in order to receive a free manifestation hypnosis. Just screenshot it before submitting and email it to my team at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will see you in the next episode.
In This Episode You Will Learn :
About Shelly and BGV (4:24)
Has Shelly always had a great mindset? (13:59)
Shelly’s ultimate vision for BGV (25.48)
Shelly’s manifestation story (31:19)
Questions We Answer:
What kept Shelly going? (11:52)
What is the Pitch Competition? (18:33)
What is Shelly’s favorite BGV success story? (27:56)