by Keely Thompson-Cook | May 24, 2023 | News, Stories
“Doing this Pow Wow Pitch was amazing,” said First-Place Winner Tara Hall, Founder of The Indigenous Kitchen. “It was my first try, so I want to say ‘Give it a try and it was worth a shot.’” Tara shares her advice to other entrepreneurs, “Somebody said that the worst case scenario was that someone was going to say ‘No’ to me but to just keep on trying, so that’s what I did.”
by Keely Thompson-Cook | May 23, 2023 | News, Podcast, Stories
Jenn believes that generational healing is possible, and she has transformed herself into a new person who can handle things in a much healthier way. Jenn says, “We are the only ones in charge of seeking healing.”
by Keely Thompson-Cook | May 9, 2023 | News, Podcast, Stories
Trisha and Mélanie, the founders of MINI TIPI, are business partners but they are also close friends. For them, “entrepreneurship is not just about creating a business. It’s about creating a legacy,” said on the Pow Wow Pitch Podcast.
by Keely Thompson-Cook | May 1, 2023 | News, Stories
On April 29th, Pow Wow Pitch, North America’s premier business pitch competition for Indigenous entrepreneurs, presented in partnership with RBC, Shopify, and Mastercard, announced Angie Gillette, Owner and Founder of White Corn Wear from the Great MHA Nation of North Dakota, as the 2023 Pow Wow Pitch Gathering of Nations Winner. Angie has won $1,000 and is advancing to the Turtle Island Pow Wow Pitch Finals for a chance to win $25,000 to grow her business.
by Keely Thompson-Cook | Apr 25, 2023 | News, Stories
Kahentawaks believes that language revitalization is an important tool for cultural preservation and empowerment, saying, “Our language is so important. It holds everything, it holds the teachings, it holds the stories, it holds our knowledge.”
by Victoria Lennox | Dec 21, 2022 | Stories
We’ve partnered with Build Native with Shopify to put together a great list of 10 Pow Wow Pitch businesses you can support this holiday season!