Client Stories

Can Rebranding Lead to Growth?

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: 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...

Earlier Posts

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...

Rhyze Ventures Delivers Concrete Plans with Clear Steps

AcuMade Corp, founded in November 2018 by three women, is developing a prototype of their device and technology with a safer option for pain management and recovery. They have partnered with Centennial College to commercialize their product. Participating in...

Friendly Fables: Provoking Joy through Story and Song

Taking a break from the corporate world when his son was having surgery at Sick Kids Hospital, Lexy rekindled his love of storytelling with his son and daughter who are now four and six years old. He said he found his passion and joy in writing and sharing his stories and began going to schools.

Innovia GEO Corp: Making Geothermal More Accessible

The Entrepreneur Andrew Lee is President of Innovia Geo Corp., a company that strives to expand the use of renewable geothermal heating and cooling for a more sustainable future. Andrew had been working with solar, wind and hydro around the world prior to founding the...

Exporting Hay Feeder to US Market

The EntrepreneurRhyze Venture participant Sue Wilson of Hay OptiMizer has successfully achieved her project goal of bringing her Hay OptiMizer product to the American market and attributes that milestone to introductions made by Innovation Guelph.Exporting to the US...