Meet Your Coordinator – Danielle Burden – Rising Sun Developers

What is your name?  

Danielle Burden

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?  

Rising Sun Developers

What are some of your favourite hobbies?  

Walking my dog, going for drives, and watching Netflix

What’s your favourite movie?  


What is your favourite band?  

Fleetwood Mac

What is your favourite restaurant?  

Newfound Sushi

Do you have any pets?  

Yes, a beagle named Beau

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?

Entrepreneurship means that you can do what you love and get paid to do it

What is the coolest business you heard of?  

There’s a café in St. John’s called Mad Catter Café where you can have coffee with cats

What are you looking forward to most this summer?  

I’m looking forward to helping more youth start up their own businesses

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

Any type of pet care (ex. dog walking, pet sitting) 

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

Youth Ventures is an excellent resource for youth in NL who are interested in becoming an entrepreneur

What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?

Be confident and fearless in your business idea. Creativity is everywhere

How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business? 709-454-7071 or