During our 2-week camp experience, we teach youth from around the world entrepreneurship skills and mindsets that equip and prepare them to launch ventures with purpose! Our BIZNOVATOR Camp is located on an internationally recognized University Campus in Miami, Florida. Throughout this training program we focus on the core principles of entrepreneurship, social innovation, advanced leadership and empowerment. We enable young people to view entrepreneurship as a platform for positive social impact. This raises their awareness of the potential to live an independent and purpose filled life. We empower youth to understand and believe that success and happiness are achievable.
Beyond our mission to empower, teach and create young entrepreneurs, BIZNOVATOR entrepreneurial camps allocate significant time to reviewing the 7 Mindset training, an internationally acclaimed model that teaches simple principles to young people that increase extraordinary levels of happiness, meaning, and success in life. In addition, our BIZNOVATOR youth tour major corporations including CISCO Systems, WIX, Starbucks, Newlink, Federal Reserve learning from top executives the skillsets and life lessons that will help shape a purpose driven mindset.
BIZNOVATOR Camp will provide a FUN and safe environment where youth will grow in knowledge, confidence and come away with a transformed mindset putting them on the path towards future success. As a result of participating in the BIZNOVATOR Camp, participants will gain the skills to launch their own business or develop social innovation strategies while establishing lifelong leadership Skills.
Juan P. Casimiro
Juan Pablo Casimiro discovered his passion when he began empowering and teaching youth in 1987 when HE became an educator and mentor in New York City’s Public Schools system. As Founder / CEO of BIZNOVATOR and now with 30+ years of experience as an entrepreneur, educator, coach and social innovator, Casimiro specializes in building individual and organizational strength from within.
John D. Canaday
John D. Canaday is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Americas Franchising Group (AFG) in Miami Florida, a leading provider of franchise consulting services throughout the Americas. John has over 25 years of executive experience both domestically and internationally within sales, marketing, operations, business development and finance with leaders in the franchising, technology and medical industries.
Veronica Mendieta-Canaday is the Co-Founder of Americas Franchising Group(AFG). Prior to starting AFG, she worked as a top producing Loan Consultant is Seattle, WA. She assisted more than 500 Hispanic families with the purchase of their home and helped pioneer the home ownership movement for Hispanic Americans in the Pacific Northwest. Throughout this process she was instrumental in developing and building the bridge between this rapidly growing demographic segment.
Ruth Baez is an experienced Graphic Designer with a BA in Advertising Communication. Some of her many specialties include certifications in Business Internal Communications and Creative Problem Solving from the Creative Education Foundation, as well as a consultancy in the “Lean Startup” Entrepreneurship Methodology.
Erika Greenawalt, a Content Developer and Business Relationship Expert, has more than 10 years helping businesses grow. Adding to her experiences, Erika also holds a BA in Advertising Communications of which she regularly applies when services her clients.