Janet Wakutz

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12 08, 2019

Get to know Grow Guelph

2019-08-12T15:09:20+00:00August 12th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Get to know Grow Guelph

Have you been toying with the idea of starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin? Do you have an existing business you are looking to scale-up, or maybe just have some general business-related questions or concerns? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, [...]

7 08, 2019

What are people saying about the Workshop@IG?

2019-08-07T19:59:41+00:00August 7th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What are people saying about the Workshop@IG?

Visitors at IG’s grand opening were visibly impressed with our new colocation space that promotes shared energy and shared values in a colocation community. The Workshop@IG fosters collision, connection, cross-pollination, collaboration and community with a supportive culture of innovation and diversity.The bright, inviting space is made [...]

26 07, 2019

Carbon Tax Rebates for SMEs – What the Rebate Means to You

2019-07-26T18:54:43+00:00July 26th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, GoodBizGuelph, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Carbon Tax Rebates for SMEs – What the Rebate Means to You

On July 22, MP Lloyd Longfield shared a press release  in response to an announcement by the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, that highlighted the application stream for SME projects related to the Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF) will be open for [...]

25 07, 2019

Innovation Guelph Launches New National Women’s Accelerator Program

2019-07-25T20:37:20+00:00July 25th, 2019|Fast Lane, News, The Rhyze Project|Comments Off on Innovation Guelph Launches New National Women’s Accelerator Program

Rhyze™ Up! Accelerator our new program funded by NRC_IRAP, is specifically designed to support women in business. Research demonstrates that female-led SMEs grow at a slower pace, have limited access to capital and are less likely to export. In response, the Rhyze™ Up! Accelerator program’s holistic approach [...]

23 07, 2019

Top 5 Most Recommended Websites for Entrepreneurs

2019-07-23T13:20:28+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 5 Most Recommended Websites for Entrepreneurs

Once again, we’ve leaned on our IG Mentors for their recommendations. We asked what websites they most often recommend to clients. Here are their recommendations, in no particular order.  1. Strategyzer https://www.strategyzer.com/ “Over 5 million people use our Business Model [...]

2 07, 2019

Why you should say no!

2019-07-02T20:56:46+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why you should say no!

With life's swift cadence, we are constantly pressured to accomplish as many tasks, make as many contacts and close as many sales as humanly possible, taking on every opportunity that comes our way. The word ‘no’ quickly becomes dusty and forgotten. While multitasking and keeping options open [...]

28 06, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Innovation Guelph Award Recipients

2019-07-08T18:32:00+00:00June 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Announcing the 2019 Innovation Guelph Award Recipients

Organized by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, the Awards of Excellence is Guelph’s premier appreciation event of the year where we, at Innovation Guelph, get to celebrate our clients’ growth and achievement! Each year, we recognize six of our amazing clients from startups to small to medium-sized businesses [...]

18 06, 2019

2019 Innovation Guelph Award Nominee Semi-Finalists

2019-06-18T19:45:48+00:00June 18th, 2019|Client Successes, Events, Guelph Awards of Excellence, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2019 Innovation Guelph Award Nominee Semi-Finalists

We are excited to be part of the Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala, hosted by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce on June 27, 2019. This annual event recognizes the achievements of exceptional individuals and businesses in the Guelph community. Find out more about the Innovation Guelph Awards and this [...]

11 06, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Rhyze Award winners!

2019-06-11T21:16:36+00:00June 11th, 2019|Events, Media Releases, News, Rhyze Events, The Rhyze Project, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations to the 2019 Rhyze Award winners!

Pitch Competition Results PRESS RELEASE Guelph, ON June 7, 2019 – For Immediate Release – Innovation Guelph (IG) is excited to announce the Rhyze Award recipients for 2019. The Rhyze Awards are provided to local women entrepreneurs in Guelph and Wellington County. From approximately 70 applicants, [...]

10 06, 2019

Lessons From Leaders Recap: Integrating Social Responsibility Drives the Bottom Line

2019-06-10T21:09:46+00:00June 10th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, Events, Featured Event|Comments Off on Lessons From Leaders Recap: Integrating Social Responsibility Drives the Bottom Line

Ever heard of brand democracy or conscious capitalism? It’s the idea that consumers elect brands as enablers of social change by giving them their business. And the reason it’s a big deal – or that it even exists at all – is because consumers increasingly care [...]