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Entrepreneurs from Five Tribal Nations Meet in Sioux City

Native360 Loan Fund hosted a two-day Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop in association with RedWind Group on Dec. 5-6 in Sioux City, IA.

Native360 Executive Director Pete Upton provided a team of Native360 consultants to assist Native American entrepreneurs during the two-day event. Attendees from four states and five tribal nations — Ponca, Meskwaki, Seminole, Yankton Sioux and Cherokee — came with a variety of business and entrepreneurial backgrounds.

Native financial institutions hold policy summit in Washington D.C. November 19-21

Native American-serving community development financial institutions to set policy priorities and then meet directly with Congress News Release Native CDFI Network The Native CDFI Network (NCN) will hold the first annual Policy Summit this week in Washington, D.C., on November 19-21. At the Summit, Native American-serving community development financial institutions (NCDFIs) will set policy priorities […]

Free 2-Day Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop

Aspiring Entrepreneur or Small Business Owner? Attend a free 2-Day Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop December 5 -6 | 9 am – 4 pm Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront, 1132 Larsen Park Rd., Sioux City Iowa. Class materials & refreshments provided Training by RedWind in Partnership with the Native360 Loan Fund – certified Native CDFI FIRST […]

Native360 Executive Participates in Harvard Program

NeighborWorks America selected Pete Upton, executive director of Native360 Loan Fund Inc., was one of 45 leaders for the NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The NeighborWorks program, sponsored in part by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, is an 18-month program that provides executives with skills to […]

Native360 Chosen to Receive Lending Capital and Grants

Native360 Loan Fund Inc., is one of 19 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)  to receive lending capital and grants from the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business Diverse Capital program. Recipients were announced Dec. 6, 2018. Funds are used to deliver affordable financial products and technical assistance to diverse small businesses that  do not typically […]

Native360 Helps Norfolk Startup Expand Powwow Inventory

Richard and Beverly Wright and their daughter, Dannette, operate Cherry’s Native Creations, based in Norfolk, Neb. The Wrights attend powwows each year in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas and noticed many items being sold by vendors who are not Native Americans. They founded Cherry’s Native Creations, named after Richard’s mother, to provide genuine Native-made […]