Success Stories

Our graduates make news!

Read about how our grads have taken a bright idea and turned it into a thriving business.

Elia Mishkis, BCIT Self Employment program Alumni and co-founder, Design Neoteric is making music with custom interior designs!

Combining her experience and skills in running, motivation, and coaching with her desire to help girls form strong, confident opinions of themselves, Ashley founded Sole Girls.

“The BCIT Accelerated Venture program kept me accountable to writing my business plan successfully.  It also gave me insight to different perspectives and types of businesses.”

Ashley Wiles, Founder, Sole Girls, BCIT Accelerated Venture program Alumni  

Alumni who make IT happen!

"There are many stories to be told or re-told" Cameron Folk, 2013 BCIT alumni, Independent Film Maker

Alex Guo opens TCM Clinic. BCIT staff and students get 20% off first visit!

"BCIT has been a vital part of my being able to launch BullyWool in such a quick and successful way.”

Wendy Armbruster Bell, Snugabell™ Mom & Baby Gear  www.PumpEase.com
2009 PTCVD Alumni, Winner of the Parent Tested, Parent Approved Seal of Approval "Because Parents Know Best!"
2010 Dragons Den Finalist, 2010 Business Growth Award finalist

Mark Hemstock, Video Producer, hemstockfilms.com
2010 PTCVD Alumni, MTV Casting Call 2010 First Place Winner
“I really think the reason I won is because of those marketing classes & knowing really what the demographic watches”

BCIT’s Peter Thomson Centre for Venture Development
Launch your own successful business with the Venture program/s at BCIT.
For more information call 604-451-6905
www.bcit.ca/venture

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