Bad Girl Ventures awards $37,500 to female-owned businesses

Two businesses were singled out for funding at the 2016 Launch Graduation for Bad Girls Ventures. The event took place June 15 at New Riff Distillery in Newport.

BGV awarded $25,000 to Wedding Bags, creators of personalized bridesmaid and bachelorette party gifts, and $12,500 to Grainwell,which designs and creates wood-centric decor. After completing eight weeks of business classes through BGV’s Launch Program, owners of both businesses were chosen for funding to take their companies to the next level.

Kenton County Judge Executive Kris Knochelmann spoke at the event.  

Click on a thumbnail below to view photo gallery of the event.

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