About Us

Northwest Native Ventures is a business incubator for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs and federally recognized tribes in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

What we do

NNV matches small Native businesses with focused support. We provide business training, federal program coaching, technical assistance, and peer-to-peer learning.

Our training and technical assistance resources, events, webinars, and podcasts will assist you in your business venture for topics such as:

  • cost and expense management,
  • SBA 8(a) federal contracting and other certification processes,
  • entrepreneurship,
  • federal contracting best practices, and
  • strategic business management.

About KAI

Kauffman & Associates, Inc., (KAI) operates NNV. KAI is an American Indian woman-owned management consulting firm dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable populations. We enhance organizations’ reach and effectiveness with meaningful, data-driven insights

Our expertise spans diverse specialty areas, including public health, education, and economic development. We work closely with federal, tribal, state, and regional governments, associations, foundations, and private-sector businesses.

Find out more about KAI.