Author Archives: Gemma Vennewitz

Minnesota Business Venture 2022 – Entrepreneur Day

Today is Entrepreneur Day at MBV, and we had a great day sharpening our leadership skills, navigating our roles in our company, and getting inspired!  We have our partner Allianz to thank for this day and the many opportunities we had to grow, learn, and have fun. We started our day with a keynote from […]

Minnesota Business Venture: Final Day of Camp – Empowerment Day, sponsored by The Allstate Foundation

  We finally made it to the final day of Minnesota Business Venture: Empowerment Day, sponsored by The Allstate Foundation! Camp started off with our guest keynote speaker, Jael Kerandi. Jael is a finance intern at Microsoft, who talked to students about what it takes to reach your goals. What’s your biggest dream? What does […]

Minnesota Business Venture: Day 3- Career Day, Sponsored by the University of St. Thomas, Schulze School of Entrepreneurship

Campers spent today on their third session of Minnesota Business Venture. Today’s opening keynote speaker was Roz Tsai, VP of Talent, Learning, & Effectiveness at Thrivent. Roz encouraged students to work for the greater good and think about what each of them deeply cares about. Roz also taught students about the importance of leadership and […]

Day 2: Minnesota Business Venture- Financial Freedom Day, Sponsored By Well’s Fargo

  Day 2 of Minnesota Business Venture did not disappoint! This morning, Janae and Khadra welcomed keynote speaker Sophia Bera, a financial planner and the founder of Gen Y Planning. Bera spoke to students about the importance of money and values, and how this shapes financial planning. She gave students advice on how to act […]