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January 27, 2020 | Philadelphia Business Journal
- Philadelphia Business Journal
Shelly Bell and her organization, Black Girl Ventures, may be based in Washington D.C., but they’re no strangers to Philadelphia. Bell has spoken at local tech events and held one of BGV’s signature pitch events in the city, but BGV's going bigger in 2020.
BGV just launched a Philadelphia chapter, one of five opening up across the country as part of the organization's grant-backed national expansion.
“The energy [in Philadelphia] has been amazing,” said Bell, a serial entrepreneur and computer scientist.