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Meet Your Coordinator: Kristen Murray – Metro Business Opportunities

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 2019 Youth Ventures season, and today we have Kristen at Metro Business Opportunities in St. John’s.

What is your name?
Kristen Murray


What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
Metro Business Opportunities (St. John’s and Mount Pearl)


What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Singing in choir, volunteering and playing soccer!


What is your favourite movie?


What is your favourite band?


What is your favourite restaurant?
Peaceful Loft


Do you have any pets?
Yes, I have 2 cats and 1 dog!


What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Taking a true passion or skill and turning it into a business that helps a need you see in your community!


What is the coolest business you heard of?
Cat Cafés!


What are you looking forward to most this summer?
Interacting with youth and helping to bring their business ideas and dreams of entrepreneurship to life!


What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
“What’s Next for Bowring Park?” and Food/Clothing Trucks


What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
We are here to make your summer fun, full of growth and productive in getting your business started!


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

Starting a business is not easy, but approaching programs like Youth Ventures will give you the jump start you need with encouragement, mentorship and professional services!


How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
(709) 738 – 1626 or