Victoria Stacey being filmedVictoria Stacey is a 21-year-old entrepreneur and fourth year Arts and Business student majoring in Speech Communication at the University of Waterloo. Victoria is the Editor-in-Chief of Passion8 Magazine, which she founded while taking the Conrad Centre's BET 300: Foundations of Venture Creation class.

While working at a publication firm, Victoria developed a passion for both journalism and graphic design. In fall 2013 Victoria was enrolled in BET 300 and launched Passion8 Magazine. The magazine is on it's third issue, which was published this month.

Victoria sees tremendous story-telling potential in young people passionate about their crusades and causes. Their diverse voices are shared in the medium of Passion8 Magazine.

She has built a compelling value proposition and engaging community through her magazine. While taking the Foundations of Venture Creation course at Conrad, Victoria created, developed out and filled-in key business processes that will lead her startup to be even more successful."

- Wayne Chang, Adjunct Lecturer, Conrad Centre

Victoria was recently interviewed about launching Passion8 magazine. Learn all about how she started a business with the help of the Conrad Centre, in her own words:

About Passion8

Passion8 logoPassion8 Magazine is for youth, by youth to help young people discover and develop their passions. The magazine's topics and skill-building opportunities vary across graphic design, modelling, fashion, photography, sports, fitness, entrepreneurship and technological innovation.

Three issues of Passion8 have successfully been launched. Each issue is available for preview on the Passion8 website and hard copies can be purchased on Etsy.

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