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Pull Up and Pitch to Win with Omi Bell S7. Ep. 2


She dabbled in all sorts of ventures such as building a tent in her living room to rent on AirBnB, building furniture, owning a t-shirt company and a print shop before she started Black Girl Ventures. Stick around to hear how this system disruptor moves ideas to profit while empowering people to live more authentically.


Shelly Omild Bell ("Omi" Bell) She was named one of the Top 100 Powerful Women in Business by Entrepreneur Mag,Entrepreneur of the Year by Technically DC, and acknowledged as ARising Brand Star by Adweek. She is among the nation's most sought-after inspirational speakers in the DC Metro area with features in Forbes, The Washington Business Journal, NewsOne, The Afro, People of Color in Tech, and on Politico Live. Her organization, Black Girl Ventures (BGV) is a social enterprise that creates access to social and financial capital for Black/Brown women founders.


In this episode well discuss:


  • How her endeavors before the started Black Girl Ventures

  • Her pitching advice for Black women to help them stand out and improve their fundraising outcomes

  • What not to say when you are pitching investors

  • The things founders should know and do when they are pitching


Learn more about Omi:

Linkedin:@omibell: Twitter: @theomibell: Instagram: @omibell: Facebook: /theomibell


Learn more about Black Girl Ventures: https://www.blackgirlventures.org/

Instagram: @blackgirlventures Twitter: @bgirlventures Facebook:/blackgirlventures


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