Meet Your Coordinator — Marissa Taylor, Ulnooweg Development Group!

What’s your name?
My name is Marissa Taylor

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
I am based out of the Ulnooweg Development group!

What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Some of my favorite hobbies are reading, softball, watching grey’s anatomy and going for late night drives!

What’s your favourite movie?
My favourite movie is Up! I’m a Disney fan!!

What is your favourite band/artist?
My favourite artist is Ed Sheeran!!

What is your favourite restaurant?
Neddie’s Harbour Inn where my boyfriend is the head chef!

Do you have any pets?
I don’t have any pets, but I hope to have a corgi one day!

What is a fun fact about you?
A fun fact about me is I’ve been the same height since I was 8 with the same shoe size haha

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Entrepreneurship makes being able to take something you really enjoy and turn it into a business plan! It means being your own boss and taking initiative.

What is the coolest business you heard of?
One of the coolest businesses I have heard of is a local business around me called artsandcraftsbysarah in which she creates a bunch of designs with her cricket, I have a cup with my name and psychology symbols on it!

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

I am looking forward to helping others make something they have always wanted to become a reality, to hear all the amazing ideas

What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
There are plenty of opportunities down in Norris point area! The circuit can make so many things involved with shows like grey’s anatomy, supernatural and more on mugs, glasses etc. A lot of people are also looking for deigns for their cabin or their homes such as welcome signs

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
I need the youth to know that my goal this summer is to help you, nothing is a silly idea and I want to help everyone I can to get started!

What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business?
Don’t ever let anyone pursue you from what you want to do! Take that leap and get started, there’s nothing holding you back from getting an idea into action! 

How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
If you would like to get in touch with me to talk about starting a business, you can send me an email at ulnooweg@youthventures.com