Janet Wakutz

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8 06, 2020

Giving Businesses the Confidence to Open Safely

2020-06-08T13:18:03+00:00June 8th, 2020|Covid-19, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Giving Businesses the Confidence to Open Safely

Part of designing commercial spaces is planning layout, traffic flow, selection of surface materials and ensuring safe egress. Emily Loker of CAKE Interior Design is putting this expertise to work helping businesses navigate requirements and recommendations when planning for reopening as we emerge from COVID-19. “This type [...]

26 05, 2020

Managing Anxiety During Covid-19

2020-05-26T19:34:37+00:00May 26th, 2020|Guest Post, News|Comments Off on Managing Anxiety During Covid-19

Guest Post by Dr. Stuart A Ross (thatpsychologyguy.ca) We think it's important to tap real experts and sources of deep knowledge to share content relevant especially during these times where anxiety may be more prevalent. We present this view from Dr. Stuart Ross, psychologist. American author [...]

6 05, 2020

Celebrating women entrepreneurs

2020-05-06T01:18:18+00:00May 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrating women entrepreneurs

Innovation Guelph significantly impacted our goal to work towards moving the needle for women in business with our successful funding application to the Women’s Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) enabling Rhyze Ventures. We received additional funding from OMAFRA to fund a new Rhyze Up! Program as well.  These [...]

6 04, 2020

Communitech Highlights Financial Support for Businesses and Employees

2020-05-27T20:58:03+00:00April 6th, 2020|Covid-19, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Communitech Highlights Financial Support for Businesses and Employees

~shared with permission from Communitech A full rundown of federal government supports for businesses can be found here, but here’s a quick(ish) overview: For employees: To help businesses hold on to their employees, the federal government is providing a temporary wage subsidy equal to [...]

20 02, 2020

Addressing Entrepreneur Mental Health

2020-05-27T20:57:54+00:00February 20th, 2020|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Addressing Entrepreneur Mental Health

As the co founder of Life Recovery Program (LRP), Paul Radkowski is especially in tune with the pressures of entrepreneurs. He says being a founder or entrepreneur is unique. As a noun, founder refers to the originator of something. As a verb, it means to sink or [...]

21 01, 2020

A Passion for Precision Farming and Providing Solutions

2020-02-03T20:20:38+00:00January 21st, 2020|Client Successes, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Passion for Precision Farming and Providing Solutions

Recognized for his expertise in agriculture, Felix Weber, President of Ag Business & Crop Inc. , and the first recipient of the Precision Ag Builders Award from the Farms.com Precision Ag Conference 2019, says he comes from a farming family. He loved being: on the land, self-employed, [...]

21 01, 2020

International Women’s Day Guelph Wellington – formerly Ignite.Empower.Innovate – new name, worthy beneficiary, exciting speaker

2020-01-21T15:57:27+00:00January 21st, 2020|Events, Media Releases, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Women’s Day Guelph Wellington – formerly Ignite.Empower.Innovate – new name, worthy beneficiary, exciting speaker

Guelph, ON  January 14, 2020 - Innovation Guelph, with the partners for International Women’s Day, present their eighth annual event (formerly known as Ignite.Empower.Innovate) held in collaboration with other Guelph-based business and women’s organizations and presented by title sponsor Miller Thomson at the Grand Guelph on March [...]

20 12, 2019

Lessons From Leaders Recap: B2B Sales in the 21st Century – What’s changed, what hasn’t?

2019-12-20T15:24:56+00:00December 20th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lessons From Leaders Recap: B2B Sales in the 21st Century – What’s changed, what hasn’t?

While the approach to B2B sales has evolved over the years, the December 2019 Lessons From Leaders panel of business leaders agreed that building relationship with customers is still a key component. One thing was abundantly clear; relying on email communication alone to reach customers is [...]

16 12, 2019

MANTECH: Committed to Optimizing Results & Protecting the Environment

2019-12-16T14:32:28+00:00December 16th, 2019|News, stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MANTECH: Committed to Optimizing Results & Protecting the Environment

Based in Guelph ON, MANTECH’s innovation is focussed on their commitment to optimizing results (performance and outcome) and protecting the environment. “The innovations are the analyzers, – and nano technology,” explained Robert Menegotto, CEO. “The methods and technology analyze water faster and greener than current methods permitted.” [...]

2 12, 2019

IWDGW Supports Women in Our Community

2019-12-02T20:28:55+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Events, Rhyze Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on IWDGW Supports Women in Our Community

While the main goal of IWDGW is to celebrate and elevate the women of our community, the secondary purpose is to support women in Guelph-Wellington with the proceeds from the evening. Continuing our practice of previous years contributing proceeds, this year we are pleased to announce our [...]