What’s your name?

 Alex Tucker

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

 Choices for Youth

What are some of your favourite hobbies?

 Hiking and spending time outdoors

What’s your favourite movie?

 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

What is your favourite band/artist?

 The Red Hot Chili Peppers

What is your favourite restaurant?


Do you have any pets?

 I have a Ragdoll cat.

What is a fun fact about you?

 This is my second summer with the Youth Ventures program.

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?

 Not being afraid to take a risk and seize an opportunity.

What is the coolest business you heard of?

 CFY’s new social enterprise, Crust.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

 Spending time with our young people.

What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?

 The need for beehives given the decline in population.

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?

 That there are lots of people available to lend a hand.

What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business?

 Don’t be afraid to reach out, there are no bad ideas. 

How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?

Alex Tucker

Choices for Youth, St. John’s


(709) 689-3574

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