A Journey of Empowerment, Mentorship, and Innovation
In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the need to support and empower Indigenous entrepreneurs in North America. One person who is at the forefront of this movement is Kyle Brennan Shàwinipinesì, Senior Lead of Build Native Indigenous Entrepreneurs at Shopify. He has been part of the Pow Wow Pitch family for the past five years and is now a part of the Pow Wow Pitch Advisory Council.
Kyle’s work at Shopify involves providing mentorship, resources, and e-commerce tools to Indigenous entrepreneurs. His goal is to help these entrepreneurs turn their ideas into successful businesses, and to break down the barriers that often prevent Indigenous businesses from thriving.
One of the ways Kyle is accomplishing this is through his work with the Pow Wow Pitch Podcast. In a recent episode of the podcast, Kyle discussed his involvement with the podcast and how it is helping to promote Indigenous entrepreneurship.
Kyle explained that the podcast is an important tool for promoting Indigenous entrepreneurship and breaking down the barriers. He also highlighted the importance of e-commerce in the success of Indigenous businesses, and how Shopify is working to provide these entrepreneurs with the tools they need to succeed online. Kyle went on to talk about the shift he helps entrepreneurs make from only utilizing social media to the broad market the internet has to offer with the success of e-commerce and the Build Native program at Shopify.
Kyle’s work with Indigenous entrepreneurs is an important step towards creating a more equitable and inclusive economy. By empowering Indigenous entrepreneurs and providing them with the resources they need to succeed, Kyle is helping to create a world in which all businesses have the opportunity to thrive.
As the program lead of Build Native Indigenous Entrepreneurs at Shopify, Kyle is a key player in the movement towards greater Indigenous entrepreneurship. His work is helping to promote greater economic diversity and inclusivity, and is an inspiration to entrepreneurs everywhere.
In conclusion, Kyle Brennan Sháwinipinesì’s work as the program lead of Build Native Indigenous Entrepreneurs at Shopify is making a real difference in the world of Indigenous entrepreneurship. His work with the Pow Wow Pitch Podcast is just one example of his commitment to promoting greater economic diversity and inclusivity, and is an inspiration to entrepreneurs everywhere. Said best by Kyle himself, “It’s all part of building a circular economy and building that impact.”
To take advantage of Kyle’s amazing work with the Build Native Indigenous Entrepreneur program, visit shopify.com/pitch to gain access to a 60-day free trial!
Listen in to Kyle’s episode of the Pow Wow Pitch Podcast now at powwowpitch.org/podcast.