Companies such as the British East India Company (EIC), the Hudson Bay Company (HBC), the Dutch Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (VOC), the French Compagnie française pour le commerce des Indes orientales (CFIO) and the Danish Vestindisk Kompagni (VIK) represent the trade empires of western Europe. These National Trade Companies are powerful international organizations under loose control of their shareholder nations and care about little else than profit.
Business Manager Career
The business manager career is available to characters with the right qualifications and can be fulfilled as Director or Director-General of a Joint Stock Company. The job market for this career type is entirely created by gamers themselves and is open to both commoners and nobility, giving everyone the opportunity to run a big company.