25 05, 2021

We Asked our Mentors: The balance between thinking local & exporting

2021-05-25T13:10:23+00:00May 25th, 2021|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Asked our Mentors: The balance between thinking local & exporting

We Asked Our Mentors: Due to supply chain disruptions and a focus on shop local, how does a business strike a balance between thinking local vs exporting? "The specific industry will matter a lot. Eg. For agri business, a local focus will be much [...]

10 05, 2021

Guelph Chamber & Innovation Guelph launch free COVID-19 rapid screening program for local businesses

2021-05-10T19:06:05+00:00May 10th, 2021|Covid-19, Media Releases, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Guelph Chamber & Innovation Guelph launch free COVID-19 rapid screening program for local businesses

(Guelph, May 10, 2021) - The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is pleased to launch a COVID-19 rapid screening program available for free to small and medium-sized businesses in Guelph. Working collaboratively with longtime community partner Innovation Guelph, this program will help identify asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic individuals [...]

27 04, 2021

We Asked Our Mentors: Adapting in 2021

2021-04-27T19:12:04+00:00April 27th, 2021|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Asked Our Mentors: Adapting in 2021

We Asked Our Mentors: Although businesses have always had to think about how the market is shifting and how to adapt, how important will this be in 2021 as we get more accustomed to the effects of the pandemic? "Origins of the pandemic arose [...]

27 01, 2021

Hindsight: 2020 – A Year of Innovation

2021-01-27T20:35:58+00:00January 27th, 2021|Client Successes, Covid-19, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hindsight: 2020 – A Year of Innovation

While no one thought riding out this pandemic was going to be easy, and the unfortunate closing of some businesses who were unable to weather the impact could be anticipated, the incredible resilience and creativity of entrepreneurs who invented, reinvented, and persevered during 2020 may be a [...]

12 08, 2020

EnvisionSQ: Positively Contributing to World Health

2020-09-17T18:31:24+00:00August 12th, 2020|Client Successes, Covid-19, Fast Lane, News|Comments Off on EnvisionSQ: Positively Contributing to World Health

What if there was a solution that when sprayed could kill bacteria and virus microbes on contact? What if that spray formed a coating that when dry would continue to kill viruses when touched by contaminated hands? EnvisionSQ CEO Scott Shayko says his company’s GermStopSQ can do [...]

11 06, 2020

Innovation Guelph partners to support Guelph-Wellington small businesses to adapt to a more digital world

2020-06-11T21:16:28+00:00June 11th, 2020|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Media Releases, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Guelph partners to support Guelph-Wellington small businesses to adapt to a more digital world

Program will match digital marketing expertise to 5,200 small businesses, ensuring their long-term success in the post-COVID world June 11, 2020– Guelph – Innovation Guelph The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on businesses of all sizes across the country. In particular, retail-oriented main street businesses [...]

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 [...]

27 04, 2020

My Experience Navigating a Business Through Crisis

2020-04-27T20:19:43+00:00April 27th, 2020|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on

My Experience Navigating a Business Through Crisis

Leaders Helping Leaders Panel Session // April 17, 2020 Tina Brisbin Business Owner Mambella’s Italian Kitchen Joe Canavan CEO of NEXT Canada Reda Fayek Current President of Kimitek Inc. and Past Executive of Virtek Inc. Eric Solowka Management Consultant and Former Co-CEO of [...]

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 [...]

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