Taking the long view, EntrepreNorth supports Northern Indigenous entrepreneurs to create transformative change

Why It Matters

In convening partners to launch a Northern impact fund, EntrepreNorth brings a decolonization lens to financial equity and impact capital in the North.

Four experts share secrets to scaling community finance without tension

Why It Matters

Community finance organizations face the same ROI pressures as traditional venture capital firms — but unlike VC firms, they also face the same pressures as charities to stay afloat despite limited operational funding. Here’s how community finance organizations can overcome these challenges and scale sustainably.

Despite constrained resources, community finance organizations shaping future of rural, northern Canada

Why It Matters

Northern and rural Canada face unique economic challenges, and while the community finance landscape in these regions is limited, community needs are high. Here are three intermediaries finding creative ways to fund ventures and grow local ecosystems.