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About Serendip Ventures International

We are a full-service franchise consulting and development firm with extensive experience in the franchise industry. Our consultation process is a proven method of helping others identify and research franchise opportunities that present a true opportunity for success for our clients and their target markets.

With over 1,000 franchise concepts available in the United States alone searching for the right franchise can be a daunting task. In addition, not all franchises are created equally and even the top-rated franchises are not always the best fit for all individuals. Our process takes a close look at your goals, experience, strengths, weaknesses, desired lifestyle and more to help you find the opportunities that present a realistic opportunity for long term success and happiness.

With so many franchise opportunities available today it is much easier to choose the wrong franchise than the right one. Our team of professionals has decades of experience in franchising. We've owned franchises, we've helped build franchises and we have helped entrepreneurs just like you achieve success in franchising - and we are here to help you!

Mike Jarema (Managing Director) - (LinkedIn)


Mike is a seasoned leader with management and operational experience in a variety of industries, including more than 50 years internationally and nationally with several private contracts in Advertising, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Biotech, Career firms and more.

A business builder through operational and executive management, account relationships with operations experience possessing unique abilities to grow revenue, connect with clients, enhance relationships, and creating value for partners, vendors, and employees. Core strengths include building new business, delivering outstanding service, superior communication, detailed product knowledge, innovative problem-solving, turn-around business management, and hands-on leadership. Mike is an enthusiast, champion and respected business and career advocate that looks for synergies in every opportunity to get to a win-win outcome for all sides of transactions. In his words "the only way a deal should be done"

About Serendip Ventures International

Danelle Neudecker (Director Business Development) - (LinkedIn)


As humble starts go, Danelle started out with her healthcare career working in Senor facilities as a CNA, while attending nursing school. She obtained her License for Practical Nursing soon after and started working at United Hospital. Working in the trauma department, she quickly learned the found a lot of fulfilment in helping people, especially seniors and the disabled! Danelle also managed 6 Residential homes until she shifted her career focus to Home Care with a primary objective of helping seniors. While she started as a scheduling leader, within a few months she was Promoted into Office Manager, to Regional Manager, and loved digging into the world of the Operations and the HR side of the business. After several more career steps that brought her to branch management in BrightStar Care, early 2022 Danelle expanded her role to Business Development Director for the ESG Group (the parent company of BrightStar Care of St. Paul) and covers Business Development for all ESG-MN companies, with specific focus on BrightStar Care of St. Paul under the Karing Hent Inc., which manages the top performing BrightStar Care growth and development of Minnesota. As a Business Development professional, Danelle works primarily in the Metro of Minnesota to maintain growth and existing client relationships, while constantly seeking new partnerships and opportunities. With a Healthcare Business Management degree, she has held various healthcare leadership roles, including Operations, Human Resources, and Business Development. Danelle started with BrightStar Care as Branch Manager and quickly took on two Minnesota territories and with the marketing and progression in growth Danelle executed, she was quickly able to obtain a new office for BrightStar Care of St. Paul. With all this experience, Danelle has transitioned to Director of Business Development for four territories. She brings confidence, resilience, passion, and leadership to the team.