Essence magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide for a line of infant bodysuits. Orders from Google and Amazon quickly followed. Her relentless optimism and entrepreneurship had finally paid off.She would have been happy sticking with this business, she thought.
But for Bell, there’s always another adventure and another problem to solve.This time it wasn’t a new entrepreneurial adventure that caught her eye, it was a news headline with a startling fact: Black women start businesses at six times the national average, yet they receive less than 1% of venture capital.“My thought was: Someone should do something about that.
I could do something about that,” she says.Black Girl Ventures was born. The first event was a gathering of 30 women in a house in.Read more on success.com