Meet Your Coordinator is a series where we interview your Youth Ventures coordinators so that you can get to know them. We are back again for the 2018 Youth Ventures season, and today we have Dylan Wheaton at CBDC Central
What’s your name?
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Playing guitar, watching hockey, spending time at the cabin, and hanging out with friends
What’s your favourite movie?
What is your favourite band?
What is your favourite restaurant?
Do you have any pets?
Yes, a cat named Chloe
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
To me, entrepreneurship is a way to make money on your own terms, hopefully through something you are passionate about
What is the coolest business you heard of?
Probably the coolest business idea I heard of last summer through this job was melting soda cans to create crafts
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
Helping young entrepreneurs make their dreams come true
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
My region is home to the Exploits River, so something in regards to taking advantage of the tourism created from that
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
That it’s a free program! It provides many benefits at no cost to the participants
What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?
That it takes a lot of hard work, but it can be extremely rewarding
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
10 Pinsent Drive, Grand Falls – Windsor, NL A2A 2R6