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 Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Victoria August 30, 2019 Mary Ploegsma—The Tattoo Series I It was an unforgettable afternoon. Mary Ploegsma served us David’s Tea’s vanilla chai with sweet local strawberries and chocolate biscuits. The ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Events / Food News / Places June 27, 2019 City EATS July|August 2019 Summertime means eating al fresco, whether on one of our city’s many lovely outdoor patios or packing a picnic and heading to a park or ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 City EATS May 2019 Summer is on the way! This seems like a good time to remind you about Victoria’s incredible small batch ice cream and frozen treat makers, just in ... Read More Comments are closed.