Start small and test

Start small and test

Meet Semi-Finalist Jenna White, Owner of Jenna’s Nut-Free Dessertery from the Metis Nation of Ontario, living in New Brunswick. Jenna is a Pow Wow Pitch Atlantic Canada Semi-Finalist. We sat down with Jenna to learn more about her, her business and her reflections on entrepreneurship. 

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Learn as you go

Learn as you go

Meet Carlene April MacDonald, Owner of Sunflower Salon & Piercing Studio from Millbrook First Nation, Nova Scotia. Carlene is a Pow Wow Pitch Atlantic Canada Semi-Finalist. We sat down with Carlene to learn more about her, her business and her reflections on entrepreneurship.

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Take a chance on yourself

Take a chance on yourself

Meet Jessika Pike, Owner of Mystearicas Custom Creations, from Acadia First Nation, Nova Scotia. Jessika is a Pow Wow Pitch Atlantic Canada Semi-Finalist. We sat down with Jessika to learn more about her, her business and her reflections on entrepreneurship. 

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Lay a brick every day

Lay a brick every day

Meet Travis Lee Francis, Founder & CEO of Lucrative Apparel, from Firshers Grant First Nation, Nova Scotia. Travis is a Pow Wow Pitch Atlantic Canada Semi-Finalist. We sat down with Travis to learn more about him, his business and his reflections on entrepreneurship. 

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Our Time is Now: Calling All Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Our Time is Now: Calling All Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Between June 21st and July 15th, Indigenous entrepreneurs can submit a 1-minute video business pitch as their entry into the Pow Wow Pitch Competition. Indigenous (Inuit, Métis or First Nations) people living anywhere on Turtle Island of any age or gender with an idea or business at any stage and in any industry can apply.

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Our Time is Now: Calling All Indigenous Entrepreneurs

C’est l’heure : Appel à tous les entrepreneurs autochtones

Du 21 juin au 15 juillet, les entrepreneurs autochtones pourront soumettre une vidéo de présentation d’une minute pour participer au concours Pow Wow Pitch. Les Autochtones (Inuits, Métis ou membres des Premières Nations) des quatre coins de l’Île de la Tortue, de tous les âges et de tous les genres ayant une idée ou une entreprise à n’importe quelle étape de son développement et de n’importe quelle industrie peuvent participer.

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Appel aux candidatures pour les prix de l’entrepreneur autochtone

Appel aux candidatures pour les prix de l’entrepreneur autochtone

Les entrepreneurs autochtones et les entreprises appartenant à des autochtones des quatre coins de l’Île de la Tortue peuvent présenter leur candidature ou celle de quelqu’un d’autre pour souligner sa persévérance, sa croissance, ses retombées et son rôle de véritable modèle de la culture autochtone pour notre génération.

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Pow Wow Pitch X Tenille K. Campbell Collection Launches

Pow Wow Pitch X Tenille K. Campbell Collection Launches

Pow Wow Pitch features the poems on a limited and exclusive collection of T-Shirts and wristbands available on the Pow Wow Pitch Shop. The Shop launched today to raise funds to create an Indigenous Entrepreneur Seed Fund to provide early-stage Indigenous entrepreneurs with micro-grants to start a business and take that next step on their entrepreneurial journey.

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CIRA to Support Indigenous Entrepreneurs to Grow Online

CIRA to Support Indigenous Entrepreneurs to Grow Online

“The power of the internet to empower entrepreneurship has never been clearer,” said David Fowler, general manager, .CA, CIRA. “CIRA is proud to support Indigenous entrepreneurs through Pow Wow Pitch, and we work every day to help reduce the barriers to internet access in rural and Indigenous communities, and provide tools to support small businesses across Canada.”

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Signed, Sealed and Delivered

Signed, Sealed and Delivered

“With Canada Post’s support, we are launching education tools to help Indigenous makers, creators, artists and entrepreneurs across Turtle Island build and optimize their shipping and logistics processes to grow.”

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