JA Company Program for Indigenous Learners
Do you aspire to launch your own business? Enroll in this unique program that gives you the opportunity to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey and get $500 for your business start-up! No experience required.
Who can participate?
Individuals aged 19 and over.
(If you are outside this age range, we still encourage you to apply.)
January 17 – April 4, 2024
Wednesdays 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST
Six openings in each community:
- Native Education Centre and Musqueam Band
- Osoyoos Indian Band Host Leona Baptiste
- Tsawwassen First Nation Host Anu Rakhra
Types of businesses
Ways to start a business
Brainstorming and researching an idea
Naming your business
Developing a business plan
Producing your product or service
Mission, goals and values of your
How to set up your business on Shopify
Why business ethics are important
How to find funding for Indigenous
Managing taxes and insurance
How to market your business
How to pitch your business
Six openings, offered via Zoom
Host Kimberly Sommer
Limited spots available!
For more details, contact:
Program Director Indigenous Communities
[email protected] or 778-808-2439
Pilot program generously supported by Peter Brownby