Entrepreneurs from Nine Tribal Nations Gather for Empowerment Workshop

Native360 Loan Fund hosted a Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop in association with RedWind Group on April 1-2 in Carter Lake, IA. Many of the 17 attendees had extensive business experience, while others are still on the path to their dream of owning a business.

Native Artist Professional Development Training

The training was held at the Ohiya Casino & Resort, Niobrara, NE on May 5th – 6th, 2018. Our two-day Native Artist training was in associate with First Peoples Fund.

This training was designed for emerging and seasoned artists alike. This training gave artists real-world tools and detailed resources to navigate the arts industry and become successful entrepreneurs. The curriculum provided the foundation for a Native Artist businesses.

Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop

Our entrepreneurial workshop was held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Sioux City on September 20th & 21st. The workshop was designed for start-ups or small business look to expand. The training provided comprehensive information indispensable to entrepreneurs and covered topics such as business models, planning, access to capital, marketing, basic bookkeeping, break-even analyses, and problem solving.

Financial Peace University

This is a nine lesson course based on simple money-management strategies. We discuss the basics of saving, budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future and much more.

We conducted three financial peace university classes this past year. Our Omaha classes graduated November 13th, 2017 & March 5th, 2018 and our Norfolk Class October 30th, 2017.

Our course covered saving, relating with money, creating a cash flow plan, reducing debt, buyer beware, insurance, retirement and college planning & real estate.

Launch Box Native Small Business Workshop

This 5-Part Series was held at the Northern Ponca Housing in Norfolk, NE. Our entrepreneurial & small business series was developed for Native start-ups or existing business. Our team of professionals offered assistance in business plan preparation, accounting, taxes, legal, marketing, social media & employee training and development.

The series included Box of Chocolate Session – June 13th |Launch Box Session – July 12th |Shoe Box Session – July 25th Virtual Box Session – August 22nd |Treasurer Chest Session – September 19th