Meet Your Coordinator — Rain Houlahan, CBDC Labrador!

What’s your name?
Rain Houlahan

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
CBDC Labrador

What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Skiing, hiking, kayaking

What’s your favourite movie?
Karate Kid

What is your favourite band/artist?
Drake

What is your favourite restaurant?
Sushi Island

Do you have any pets?
A dog and a cat

What is a fun fact about you?
I lived in Europe for 10 years

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
I believe entrepreneurship is great for community development and a way for youth to test their creativity and skills.

What is the coolest business you heard of?
SpaceX

What are you looking forward to most this summer?
 Getting to hear the entrepreneurial ideas of youth in my area and seeing them become reality.

What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
 There is always a demand for traditional arts and crafts, landscaping, and food shops.

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
Youth Ventures is a free resource for anyone under 29 and is a great way to learn about business development and start-ups.

What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business?
Be passionate about your idea and don’t be afraid to take the next step to realize it.

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

People can get in touch with me through labrador@youthventuresnl.com,  or 709-896-5814. I am located at 12 Royal Street, Happy Valley Goose Bay.