Our 12-week virtual Business Bootcamp for Indigenous entrepreneurs connects you with the knowledge, practice, and mentors you need to grow your tourism business with confidence.
The Indigenous Tourism Business bootcamp is right for you if:
  • You have an idea for a tourism business that you are passionate about but you have no idea how to bring it to life in the business world
  • You need the business expertise to get you to the next level 
  • Your business is operating but you still need to understand where you fit in the market, and how to meet the demand
  • You know you need support around building a team, raising capital, and business basics
  • You are Indigenous
Key objectives of the Business Bootcamp:
  • Connect you to a supportive network of mentors and access to a community of dynamic entrepreneurs
  • Inspire and inform you with engaging industry leading speakers 
  • Deliver training and mentorship that will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to prepare you to bring your idea to life
  • Teach you how to attract the capital you need to take you idea to the next level


What will you get? 

12 week online Bootcamp program

  • Our online training modules and weekly virtual sessions will go deep into topics like customer discovery, sales strategy, marketing, pitching, and much more.

Specialized guest speaker sessions

  • An impressive lineup of industry-leading guest speakers who will share their knowledge and expertise in areas such as sales & marketing, capital, legal, finance, team & recruitment, not to mention founders who understand your current journey.

Introductions to Yukon’s Business Community

  • Taking part in the Bootcamp will connect you to potential partners, investors, funding opportunities, business services, and a dynamic community of fellow entrepreneurs.

Program Graduation and Pitch Night

  • An opportunity to pitch your startup to an audience of stakeholders, investors and fellow entrepreneurs.
If you have any questions, please contact [email protected], or call us at (867) 457-0150
Meet the Facilitator



With a background in journalism and advocacy, Cat believes entrepreneurship is the future of social change. After placing first at Ottawa’s Techstars Startup Weekend (2018) for her home sharing platform, she became a NEXT 36 Fellow (2019), and Halcyon Fellow (2020). As a consultant, she's worked with artists, solo-preneurs, and large corporations alike. When Cat's not writing emails, she can be found writing her fantasy novel, sewing clothing, or remaking furniture.

more about your entrepreneurial journey with yukonstruct

Yukonstruct provides the resources and support for entrepreneurs to launch and thrive. With our curated bootcamp, we will help you learn what you need as an entrepreneur to kickstart your business, from pitching, to marketing, to discovering who your customer base is, we will guide you in the beginning stages of your business.

we are excited to work with Northern based entrepreneurs from near and far.

At Yukonstruct we provide a community to our entrepreneurs, where they can thrive and grow. We believe that connecting startups with like minded individuals encourages collaboration, and growth among startups. We foster innovation and creativity, while providing startups with local, national, and international networking opportunities, helping them find the right fit.

Our business programs are for early-stage startups looking to learn and grow their company. We also support our startups by providing access to a Makerspace and a Coworking space, and host regular interviews with established entrepreneurs in the Entrepreneur Speaker Series.

Thank you to our funders and partners


  2180, 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse
  (867) 457-0150
  [email protected]

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