2 06, 2017

Rhyze Award celebration: Announcing our special guest speaker!

By | 2017-06-02T23:08:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Events, Featured Event, News, Rhyze Academy, Rhyze Events, The Rhyze Project, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rhyze Award celebration: Announcing our special guest speaker!

On June 29th, join us as we celebrate the 2017 Rhyze Award recipients with guest speaker Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik, founder of Bracelet of Hope! In recognition of their exceptional passion and entrepreneurial spirit, 10 women in the Guelph and Wellington community were chosen out of 60 applicants to be this year's Rhyze [...]

29 05, 2017

Reverse Collision Day creates new connections for local entrepreneurs

By | 2017-05-29T14:47:50+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Events, Featured Event, Media Releases, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reverse Collision Day creates new connections for local entrepreneurs

Innovation Guelph was extremely proud to host our very first reverse collison day on Thursday. At this first-of-its-kind Innovation Guelph event, we invited entrepreneurs to "look inside" larger companies for opportunities to create or grow businesses by addressing unmet needs; pursuing spin-off opportunities; and capitalizing on existing infrastructure, [...]

27 04, 2017

Danby CEO Jim Estill on how to start a new business:

By | 2017-04-27T19:23:20+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Events, Featured Event|Comments Off on Danby CEO Jim Estill on how to start a new business:

“There is no such thing as an original idea.  When 99% of business are thriving on existing concepts, this is where I look for the majority of successful new business start-ups. Entrepreneurs do not necessarily have a unique idea, they succeed by using competitive advantage to thrive. [...]

8 02, 2017

#BeBoldForChange – Innovation Guelph celebrates International Women’s Day 2017

By | 2017-03-21T19:41:16+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Client Successes, Events, Featured Event, News, Rhyze Academy, Rhyze Events, The Rhyze Project|Comments Off on #BeBoldForChange – Innovation Guelph celebrates International Women’s Day 2017

The fifth annual Ignite. Empower. Innovate. gala celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) in Guelph and Wellington County takes place March 8 at the Hanlon Convention Centre. The event features a keynote address by Dr. Samantha Nutt, the founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA. In her [...]

12 01, 2017

So you want to start a food company?

By | 2017-03-21T16:14:33+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Events, Featured Event, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on So you want to start a food company?

Join us for the "So You Want To Start A Food Company?" Workshop on February 28th. Click here to Register. If you’re thinking about launching a food company, your timing is excellent. Innovative food startups are benefitting from the convergence of several market trends, says Jane Dummer, a [...]

15 12, 2016

Is Employee Ownership Right for Your Company?

By | 2017-01-28T22:53:27+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Entrepreneur Education, Events, Featured Event, News, Speedway, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Employee Ownership Right for Your Company?

Explore the business case at Implementing Employee Ownership workshop Feb. 16th Click here to register Innovation is one of the key building blocks of entrepreneurship and a sustainable economy, and today’s successful businesses must continually reinvent themselves in order to survive and thrive. More and more business [...]

14 11, 2016

Redefining business success, one B Corp at a time

By | 2017-01-28T22:53:28+00:00 November 14th, 2016|B Corp Bootcamp, Events, Featured Event, GoodBizGuelph|Comments Off on Redefining business success, one B Corp at a time

Guelph has become a hotbed for companies that are striving for a new kind of business success – one that includes having a positive social and environmental impact in addition to making a profit. Increasingly, these companies are choosing to measure and formalize their sustainability initiatives through [...]

1 11, 2016

What does sustainability mean for your business?

By | 2017-01-28T22:53:28+00:00 November 1st, 2016|B Corp Bootcamp, Events, Featured Event, GoodBizGuelph, News, Speedway, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What does sustainability mean for your business?

A lot has changed in the decades since economist Milton Friedman famously wrote that the social responsibility of business is to increase profits. At Innovation Guelph, we work every day with businesses that are focused on a triple bottom line – social, environmental and financial – including [...]

18 10, 2016

The Imposter Series Presents One Red Lipstick

By | 2017-01-28T22:53:28+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Events, Featured Event, News, Rhyze Events|Comments Off on The Imposter Series Presents One Red Lipstick

  Innovation Guelph and Company of Women are partnering to present One Red Lipstick, October 27th at the Bookshelf Cinema.  Buy Tickets The Imposter Series Presents One Red Lipstick When: October 27th, 6:30pm Where: The Bookshelf Cinema, 41 Quebec Street (2nd floor), Guelph, ON About the Film: Twenty-something [...]