Indigenous entrepreneurs are the fastest growing demographic of entrepreneurs in Canada. Between 2001 and 2006, the number of Indigenous entrepreneurs grew by 38 per cent – five times that of the general population. 

To support the growth of thriving, Indigenous-owned startups, Startup Canada partnered with Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to curate a living list of resources.

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Startup Canada’s Indigenous Initiatives

  • Startup Canada Awards

    Startup Canada Awards

    The Startup Canada Awards celebrate those driving impact & excellence in Canada's entrepreneurship community.

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  • Reconciliation through Innovation

    Reconciliation through Innovation

    Shyra Barberstock shares her successes & failures as a social entrepreneur & the connection between innovation & reconciliation.

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  • Indigenous Entrepreneurship #StartupChats

    Indigenous Entrepreneurship #StartupChats

    Read the Storify for the #StartupChats on Indigenous Entrepreneurship.

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