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Why every business needs an exit strategy

Why every business needs an exit strategy

By Natalie Bruckner. Photo credit: Claire Bao. Originally published in the Summer 2021 edition of Business Class magazine. You’ve invested time, money and so much energy into building your business. Suddenly, your situation changes and you need to sell, now! It’s not...
The best bad timing: Starting up in a pandemic

The best bad timing: Starting up in a pandemic

By Stacey McLachlan. Photo courtesy of Accord. Originally published in the Summer 2021 issue of Business Class Magazine. When you know, you know. And what brothers Ross and Ryan Rich (BCom ’14 and ’15, respectively) knew in late 2019, was that it was time to take the...
Innovative apps, built by grads

Innovative apps, built by grads

By Mackenzie Ford. Excerpted from an article originally published in The TORCH magazine.  Some UVic-made apps save lives, some save time—and others enhance our leisure hours. Here are just a few of the notable apps made on campus or by members of the UVic community. ...
A “can-do” approach to commerce

A “can-do” approach to commerce

By Sasha Milam, Gustavson Content Curator. Originally published in The Ring. It’s unlikely that many of Vancouver Island’s craft beer brewers got into the business because of an abiding interest in machinery and production logistics. Fortunately for them, that’s...