Written By Guest Writer Folks / Food People / Interesting Locals May 18, 2017 Meet Entrepreneur Mike Rowe of Accio SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestMike Rowe of Accio, an on-demand restaurant and retail delivery service based in Victoria, BC, will be a featured speaker at the June 12th EAT Talks event “Let’s Not Open a Restaurant” at Northern Quarter on Douglas Street. Hear Mike talk about how he got his business started and how it’s doing.About AccioAccio is a premium on-demand delivery service that was built over two days in Victoria in March 2015 by Mike Rowe and Carla Smart. Originally built as a service that would “bring you anything you want from anywhere you want” with a simple text message we have since grown to a full ecommerce experience with native mobile apps, GPS delivery tracking, and an incredible team of dispatchers, drivers, programmers, and business personnel. Most of Accio’s deliveries are from the best restaurants in the city including, but not limited to, Foo, Roast, Cactus Club, Be Love, and Pizzeria Prima Strada. Accio is now fulfilling hundreds of orders a week and growing.About MikeMike Rowe is the CEO and co-founder of Accio. Mike launched his first company web design company at the age of 15 and has been a serial entrepreneur ever since then. After a small disagreement with Microsoft over the name of his web design business “MikeRoweSoft Design” he decided to try something different and became a professional poker player for five years. When the passion for poker left he got back into internet based businesses with a couple of unsuccessful startups before coming up with the idea for Accio. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey and softball, gaming, and spending time with his fiancee Carla and two dogs, Scout and Duke.To purchase tickets to “Let’s Not Open a Restaurant” visit Eventbrite.ca SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Reporter March 22, 2018 City Eats Up Island (March/April) Vancouver Islanders got a rude awakening with news of a possible tsunami in Alaska, causing me to reflect as I write this, on just how sustainable ... Read More Reporter March 22, 2018 City Eats Tofino (March/April) It’s a bit surprising that it’s taken so long, but Tofino now has a dedicated vegan and vegetarian restaurant. Opened in the space in The Shore ... Read More Food People / Interesting Locals January 17, 2018 EAT TALKS: “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” on Feb 5 THE STORIES WE TELL ABOUT OURSELVES AND ABOUT THE FOOD WE LOVE gives meaning to our history and to the things we value most. There is always one ... Read More First Look / Food People October 31, 2017 Adapt to Survive – The team behind Foo finds opportunity at Victoria’s hospitality crossroads. It’s not breaking news: Victoria’s restaurant scene is in the midst of varying states of crisis, depending on which Industry Insider you speak ... Read More Food People / Victoria September 8, 2017 EAT Talks Speaker Line-Up EAT TALKS N0 2 “Well… That Didn’t Work Out: Failures Flops and Frustrations” EAT Talks are a series of live events produced ... Read More Food People / Reporter / Victoria August 31, 2017 The Long Table Series Debuts at Topsoil Farm On a warm and starry August evening, a new Victoria business was born. The new venture called The Long Table Series has been conceived by owners ... Read More Comments are closed.