Shopify and Indigenous SMEs: Overcoming Challenges, Unlocking Opportunities

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Indigenous businesses have been an integral part of the Canadian economy for centuries, and with the rise of eCommerce, they are now finding new opportunities to connect with customers and grow their businesses online.

We recently got the chance to chat with Kyle St-Amour-Brennan, the Build Native Indigenous Entrepreneurship Program Manager at Shopify. Algonquin-Anishinabe from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation, Kyle is an experienced entrepreneur, community builder, and program manager with focuses on Indigenous Entrepreneurship, Collective self-determination, and creating sustained economic opportunity, particularly for Indigenous peoples globally through digital technology, commerce, and entrepreneurship.

In this podcast, Kyle helped us explore the challenges and opportunities faced by Indigenous SMEs and how Shopify has been supporting their digital transformation.