Outdoor Element in The Seattle Times' article about REI's $30M program boosting diversity in outdoor retail space

Outdoor Element Founder, Michael Mojica, demonstrating OE gear for prospective customers at REI's Founders' Market in 2022

Many of you know that we had the honor to participate REI's Navigate program in 2022. This accelerator program did amazing things for us individually and as a business. We are so grateful for REI's support, guidance and investment in us.

The Seattle Times' article, "REI backs entrepreneurs of color with $30 million business accelerator" (March 14, 2023) explains just how much REI's support makes a difference for companies like ours while benefiting all adventurers by bringing diversity to the outdoor retail space. Read the full article here.

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