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 Drink People / Food People / Victoria August 16, 2017 EAT TALKS Round-up…plus new EAT Talks event Announced for Sept 11 Let’s Not Open a Restaurant (June 2017) The first in the magazine’s Eat Talks Series turns into a lively evening of storytelling and truth ... Read More Food People July 4, 2017 Island Food: The Challenges of Growing a Food Business on the Gulf Islands Twenty minutes of climbing and I am gasping for breath, initially from the hike, then from the unexpected beauty of the view. Sapphire sky fills the ... Read More Food People / Victoria May 19, 2017 Meet Entrepreneur Daniel Edler and his Ice Cream Subscription Business Daniel Edler of 49 Below Artisan Ice Cream, an ice cream subscription service based in Victoria, BC, will be a featured speaker at the June ... Read More Interesting Locals / Victoria May 15, 2017 Meet Food Entrepreneurs Alyssa & Corey of Local Urban Bites Alyssa and Corey of Local Urban Bites, a meal kit delivery service based in Victoria, BC, will be two of the featured speakers at the June 12th EAT ... Read More Interesting Locals / Vancouver March 31, 2017 10 Questions for BC Distilled Founder Alex Hamer BC Distilled is British Columbia’s premier artisan distillery festival. Its goal is to celebrate and highlight British Columbia’s ... Read More Causes / Events March 28, 2017 10 Questions for Food Activist Arlene Stein Arlene Stein is a Canadian food activist and the executive director and founder of Canada’s largest food symposium, Terroir, which takes place ... Read More Comments are closed.