Export Development Canada Continues Commitment to Indigenous Entrepreneur Growth

Export Development Canada Continues Commitment to Indigenous Entrepreneur Growth

Reflecting on the historical importance of trade in Indigenous prosperity, Todd Evans, National Lead for Indigenous Exporters at EDC, voiced his optimism: “Exporting can empower today’s Indigenous entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses. Our alliance with Pow Wow Pitch aids EDC’s mission to make trade more inclusive by offering access to our trade expertise, financing solutions, equity, insurance, and connections.”

Best Buy and Pow Wow Pitch Launch Tech 4 Youth for a Second Year

Best Buy and Pow Wow Pitch Launch Tech 4 Youth for a Second Year

“We are excited to once again support Pow Wow Pitch by providing technology, mentorship, and funding for Indigenous youth as they prepare to be future entrepreneurs,” said Jen Knight, Social Impact Manager, Best Buy Canada. “Last year our employees had such a meaningful experience mentoring these young entrepreneurs, and we’re proud to continue helping to amplify the amazing work being done by Pow Wow Pitch across Canada.”

Sklar Wilton & Associates Continues Partnership with Pow Wow Pitch to Support Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Sklar Wilton & Associates Continues Partnership with Pow Wow Pitch to Support Indigenous Entrepreneurs

“We are honoured to continue our partnership with Pow Wow Pitch – an organization that works tirelessly to support Indigenous entrepreneurs” said Jennifer Marley, Partner at Sklar Wilton & Associates. “We have been so impressed with the program and the work these entrepreneurs have done over the past two years and can’t wait to see what this year’s finalists will accomplish.”

Pitcher to Partner: Pow Wow Pitch Partners with Kejic Productions at Manito Ahbee Festival

Pitcher to Partner: Pow Wow Pitch Partners with Kejic Productions at Manito Ahbee Festival

“We could not be more proud of Erica and her team,” said Sunshine Tenasco, founder of Pow Wow Pitch. “Erica’s resilience and passion truly shines and watching her grow from a pitcher to a collaborating partner has been an incredible experience. We are so proud to welcome Kejic Productions and can’t wait to see them work their magic.”

Pow Wow Pitch Partners with IndigPro for Manito Ahbee Festival Pitch Winners

Pow Wow Pitch Partners with IndigPro for Manito Ahbee Festival Pitch Winners

“As Canada’s economy continues to evolve, it’s essential that we provide ample opportunities for Indigenous entrepreneurs to succeed,” said Dwayne Bird, CEO of IndigPro. “We understand that starting a profitable, sustainable business is no easy feat, especially for those facing unique obstacles related to family, community, and culture. However, we are proud to be partners with Pow Wow Pitch as we work towards our shared goal of supporting and removing barriers to growth for Indigenous entrepreneurs. Our collaborative efforts will help build strong, vibrant brands that embody the spirit of winners.”