Island Business Invents Greener Way to Freshen Air

When a client of interior designer and home contractor Christopher Tio wanted to build a bamboo fence, Tio waded deep into bamboo research. What...
Deebees Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

Victoria-Based DeeBee’s Organics Ranks No. 29 on the 2019 Startup 50

Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked DeeBee’s Organics No. 29 on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Serving as a companion list...

A New Business Concept Now Open On Pandora Avenue

With bicycle traffic into the downtown increasing dramatically after the opening of the new Johnson Street Bridge — and an expanding network of protected...

International Software Company Chooses Victoria for Expansion

When the head of the international software form Daitan Group was scouting for a locale for the company's first Canadian location, he first set...

There’s Something Fishy About Vancouver Island University’s New Venture

The ICSS recently started selling cans of smoked sturgeon and fresh fillets to restaurants and retailers as a revenue generator to help with the...
Transcend Douglas Magazine Vancouver island news

Entrepreneurs Bring Interactive Entertainment to Victoria with “Something Sacred”

In the winter 2017, Jim Hayhurst, then-CEO of Pretio Interactive, was out walking on the sandy beach in Cordova Bay when he noticed a...
Jill Van Gyn

Meet the Entrepreneur: Jill Van Gyn of Fatso Peanut Butter

UPDATE: Jill Van Gyn of FATSO peanut butter will face the investment dragons on the hit CBC show Dragons' Den on the episode airing September 27.  There are...

Haven: An Inflatable Resting Place Within the Workplace

Crave a few moments of solitude in your work day?  Haven — an inflatable pod that creates a private space — could be the...

Jusu is Juiced for Growth

The founders of Jusu believe you have to take your health into your own hands. Brandon Mullen and his father, Bruce Mullen, started the...
Urban Meditation Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

Here: Urban Meditation Brings Calmness to Downtown Victoria

Here: Urban Meditation’s central location at 1515 Douglas is bringing a sense of calmness and community to the downtown core. “We’re all so busy sitting...