Bad Girl Ventures

Bad Girl Ventures focuses on developing female-owned businesses in NE Ohio. Ms. Barabas discusses how Bad Girl Ventures is a micro-lending organization focused on training and funding woman-owned business start-ups in NE Ohio. (Filmed in front of a high school audience.) (24 min)

About The Presenter:
Ms. Reka Barabas, Director, Bad Girl Ventures, Cleveland


Ms. Barabas serves as Director of Bad Girl Ventures (BGV) in Cleveland/Northeast Ohio. She is responsible for fund raising, relationship management and operations for BGV's Cleveland program. Prior to joining BGV, Ms. Barabas was Executive Director of the Ohio Chapter of TiE ("The International Entrepreneur) which is a non-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals, established to foster entrepreneurship and nurture entrepreneurs. Prior to joining TiE, Ms. Barabas was Director of International Visitor Programs for the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. Ms. Barabas has a degree from Debreceni Egyetem (The University of Debreceni) in Debreceni, Hungary, a Master of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University, and a Masters degree in Non-Profit Management from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management