Client Stories

Dinah Ener of bathintentions Opted for Bold

Dinah Ener of bathintentions Opted for Bold

Dinah Ener co-founded bathintentions with her late daughter Alaya who passed away in 2018. Bathintentions makes and designs handcrafted artisan self-care products from earth-sourced ingredients with bling for your senses. These products include an array of shower...

Acid League: Life & Business – Core Value Alignment

Acid League: Life & Business – Core Value Alignment

The entrepreneurs Cole Pearsall and Allan Mai met while studying food science at the University of Guelph. Both had started separate businesses while at school and along with their fellow co-founders, CEOScott Friedmann and creative director Rae Drake, they identified...

Friendlier: Eliminating single use packaging waste

Friendlier: Eliminating single use packaging waste

Kayli Dale, Friendlier co-founder, said the company is on a mission to eliminate single use packaging waste making it as easy as possible for businesses to shift to reusable packaging instead. “We’re reaching consumers through businesses which works well for us,” Dale...

Econse: Helping Solve Water Challenges

Econse: Helping Solve Water Challenges

IG Alumni, Econse, is creating the next generation of technologies to help solve the world’s most critical water challenges. Derek Davy, CEO, leads this cleantech company that is building waste water treatment solutions for multiple industries to help them reduce...

Earlier Posts

Can Rebranding Lead to Growth?

As an entrepreneur, have you ever thought of changing your brand? Did you start your company based on a particular idea or product only to discover you may be limiting your growth? We checked in with three Innovation Guelph clients who decided to take the plunge and...

Atlas Studios: Compassion at its Core!

Atlas Studios, founded by director Denise Davis-Gains, offers interactive live and on-demand yoga classes, workshops and training that go deep and stay with you! While the business began 20 years ago, Davis-Gains said she decided in 2019 it was time to take it from a...

Championing Change and Mobility with Blind Spot Sensors

Pooja Viswanathan is a Rhyze Ventures participant and the CEO and founder of Braze Mobility, a company that has created the world’s first patent-     pending blind spot sensors that transform any wheelchair into a ‘smart’ wheelchair. The system detects obstacles and...

Inclusivity is the Heart of Tiny Kind Toys

Amanda Worr, creator and owner of Tiny Kind Toys, said she creates her hand-painted wooden dolls to celebrate diversity and encourage imaginative play for three to 10 year-olds. The Rhyze Ventures participant said she decided to apply to the program because she wanted...

Progoti: Prioritizing People over Profit

Retail Renewal Nurjahan Begum is the Founder and CEO of Progoti - a social enterprise clothing brand that prioritizes people over profit. The standard garment industry pricing strategy is to keep costs low and maximize profit margins as much as possible. In contrast,...

Rhyze Ventures Program Results in Sweet Collaboration

This post tells the story of the collaboration of two Rhyze Ventures participant entrepreneurs who saw an opportunity to combine their products to create a tasty new treat! Mead Caramels.   The Entrepreneurs & Their Collaboration Sarah Allinson-Chorabik of...