Meet Your Coordinator: Caleb Mercer – CBDC Trinity Conception 

What’s your name? 

Caleb Mercer

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

CBDC Trinity Conception

 What are some of your favourite hobbies?

Watching sports with my father and listening to music

 What’s your favourite movie? 

“The Pursuit of happyness”

What is your favourite band/artist? 

Nirvana

What is your favourite restaurant?

Mustangs Sallys

 Do you have any pets? 

I have a cat and a dog

What is a fun fact about you?

I use to play for Team NL football and I love modifying my car

 What does entrepreneurship mean to you? 

To me, it means that many individuals are able to do what they love for other people! Bringing smiles both to the entrepreneur and the buyer!

 What are you looking forward to most this summer? 

Meeting and commuting with new people! Most of which have a dream to own and develop their own business which I can help succeed along the way!

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

Definitely mobile food carts such as snow cones, ice cream etc, that don’t just attend major events but instead are regularly in an area.

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

Youth need to know that we are here to help them and their ideas and that becoming a part of the Youth Ventures program is very beneficial and a lot easier than you think!

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

My advice is to make your dreams a reality and strive toward starting your business

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

They can reach me at trinity@youthventuresnl.com, (709)596-3052, as well as at the site location 21 industrial crescent, Carbonear!