Indigenous entrepreneurs

Black Innovation Alliance and Village Capital Launch Project to Build Infrastructure for Founders of Color

Resource is the first-ever country-wide project to support entrepreneur support organizations led by and focused on entrepreneurs of color.
Press Release

San Francisco, CA and Washington, DC, April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Black Innovation Alliance and Village Capital today announced Resource, the first-ever country-wide project in the United States to support entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs) led by and focused on founders of color.

ESOs face record demand, declining resources and are chronically underestimated, underappreciated and underfunded. Through this project, local accelerators and incubators will provide the contextualized support the founders need to grow and scale.

Values-Based Banking – Vancity’s Answer in Uncertain Times

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May 15, 2019 - A financial institution that only makes money by moving it around achieves very little of value beyond generating profits. Vancity is different. With its values-based banking model, Vancity is perfectly placed to support its members through uncertain times. Canada’s largest community credit union’s ninth integrated annual report, Navigating change, building community – explains how. It can be viewed at annualreport.vancity.com.

Goldcorp Funding Enables Indigenous Business Talent to Thrive at UBC Sauder

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As 2017 drew to a close, James Hobart recalls that his days felt routine, with few new challenges. But that was about to change when, along with 11 other participants, Hobart was accepted into the 2018 cohort of the Aboriginal Management Program (AMP) at the UBC Sauder School of Business.

The AMP is proudly supported by Goldcorp and is a rigorous five-month-long certificate program aimed at identifying promising Indigenous entrepreneurs then putting them on a fast track aimed at developing their leadership, project management, finance, and business planning skills.

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