14 06, 2021

Inclusivity is the Heart of Tiny Kind Toys

2021-06-14T15:45:14+00:00June 14th, 2021|Client Successes, Entrepreneur Education, Rhyze Ventures|0 Comments

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 the opportunity to explore [...]

31 05, 2021

Celebrating Four Milestones with the Support of Rhyze Ventures

2021-05-31T18:18:46+00:00May 31st, 2021|Client Successes, Rhyze Ventures|Comments Off on Celebrating Four Milestones with the Support of Rhyze Ventures

Katharina Otulak, founder of FAIR/SQUARE online retail store for Canadian vegan products, is excited to be opening a brick-and-mortar store in Woodstock when the current lockdown lifts. While the store was a dream of hers that didn’t seem realistic, Otulak said the help she received from Innovation [...]

25 05, 2021

Progoti: Prioritizing People over Profit

2021-05-25T19:51:09+00:00May 25th, 2021|Client Successes, Rhyze Up, Rhyze Ventures, stories|Comments Off on 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, Progoti prices their products [...]

17 05, 2021

RunWithIt Synthetics Inc.: Rhyze Up! – A Grown-Up Program that Delivers

2021-05-17T12:36:10+00:00May 17th, 2021|Client Successes, Entrepreneur Education, Rhyze Up|Comments Off on RunWithIt Synthetics Inc.: Rhyze Up! – A Grown-Up Program that Delivers

Myrna Bittner,is the CEO and Co-Founder of RWI Synthetics, an AI-based modelling company that supplies a Synthetic Modelling Platform (SMP) for disrupted sectors like sustainability, mobility, resilience and energy. She said the Rhyze Up! program provided what she described as a unique and grown-up opportunity for her company. As an aboriginal, woman-led company [...]

22 04, 2021

Rhyze Up! Feature: Why Struggle When the Tools Are All There?

2021-04-22T12:39:14+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Client Successes, Rhyze Up, stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rhyze Up! Feature: Why Struggle When the Tools Are All There?

Having access to experts with the right set of skills has a big impact on how a company grows, said Doodle Lovely founder Melissa Lloyd. Participating in Innovation Guelph’s Rhyze Up! program provided Lloyd the support to bring her business vision to life. Working with Innovation Guelph [...]

12 04, 2021

Hellamaid: Aspiring to be the Starbucks of Cleaning Services

2021-04-13T17:18:04+00:00April 12th, 2021|Client Successes, Gear Up, Startup Program, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hellamaid: Aspiring to be the Starbucks of Cleaning Services

Left to right: Abdulrahman El-Sayed, Ahmed Mezil The Entrepreneurs Ahmed Mezil, CEO of Hellamaid cleaning services, started his company in 2017 and later joined forces with partner Abdulrahman El-Sayed, COO. Ahmed provides the marketing and branding, while Abdulrahman takes care of the operations and customer [...]

12 04, 2021

Rhyze Ventures Program Results in Sweet Collaboration

2021-04-12T20:10:45+00:00April 12th, 2021|Client Successes, Rhyze Ventures, stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rhyze Ventures Program Results in Sweet Collaboration

Sarah Allinson-Chorabik of Ontario Honey Creations 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 Ontario [...]

7 04, 2021

Rhyze Ventures Delivers Concrete Plans with Clear Steps

2021-04-07T14:16:42+00:00April 7th, 2021|Client Successes, Rhyze Ventures, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 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 Innovation Guelph’s Rhyze Ventures program has helped the [...]

7 04, 2021

Rhyze Up! Feature: Building Better Business and Leadership Strategies

2021-04-08T18:21:38+00:00April 7th, 2021|Client Successes, News, Rhyze Up, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rhyze Up! Feature: Building Better Business and Leadership Strategies

Rhyze Up! participant Mary Lobson, CEO of REES Community said the program was particularly well-timed for her newly launched company. REES Community is a simple, secure online platform for reporting sexual violence. It can be adapted for use across sectors and industries beyond post-secondary campuses; anywhere people [...]

26 03, 2021

Friendly Fables: Provoking Joy through Story and Song

2021-03-26T18:59:40+00:00March 26th, 2021|Client Successes, News, stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friendly Fables: Provoking Joy through Story and Song

The Entrepreneur Creator, children’s entertainer, performer and Friendly Fables founder and talented Rap Dad Alexis Alexander (Lexy) is on a mission to bring joy to children around the globe. The Inspiration Especially during the last year, Lexy said children have faced challenges due to the pandemic and being away from their friends. “They need fun, laughter, joy [...]

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