Native American, woman-owned business, Roanhorse Consulting, LLC, has partnered with the social impact firm Generation Titans to bring entrepreneurs of color to SXSW in Austin, Texas, for the inaugural Titan Generators event on Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Change Labs, a Silicon Valley-Style Co-working Space & Business Incubator, Is Coming to Tuba City on the Navajo Nation
Change Labs — the Navajo Nation’s first creative workspace for entrepreneurs and small businesses — will drive four core programs.
“It’s really cool to be able to start a business, to grow it, and to break ground on a storefront and a warehouse on Tribal land,” said Angelo McHorse, a member of the Taos Pueblo and co-founder of Bison Star Naturals.
Senators Introduce Native American Incubators Program Act to Address Business Start-up Challenges in Indian Country
Entrepreneurs in Indian Country often face unique start-up challenges like difficulty accessing business loans, federal restrictions on leasing and other activities on Tribal trust lands, and proximity to cities, since many Tribes are located in highly rural areas.
Cree-Métis Chef Heat Laliberte founded One Arrow Meats, an artisanal bacon business that uses local ingredients to support the British Columbia economy.