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Humans of IG – Jordann Hunsperger

Humans of IG – Jordann Hunsperger

What/where do you consider your hometown? Kitchener, ON Do you have a talent, hobby or skill people wouldn’t expect? If so, do tell! I’ve played the piano all my life. What brings you joy? When are you happiest? I’m happiest when I get to spend time with my friends...

Creating Solutions for People with Epilepsy

Creating Solutions for People with Epilepsy

Novela NeurotechIncubated at the University of Waterloo, Novela Neuro has evolved from its original goal of developing a brain implant to record neural activity specifically related to epilepsy, to a wearable non-invasive way of monitoring biomarkers. Co-founder...

Humans of IG – Hari Stirbet

Humans of IG – Hari Stirbet

What/where do you consider your hometown?  I lived in many places: Bucharest, Calgary, Marathon (Ontario), Kitchener, San Francisco , Waterloo, and now, Drayton.  Our small hobby farm in this picturesque village allows us to do things that we could never do in town,...

Healing Mama™ Co. Helping Mothers of Ukraine

Healing Mama™ Co. Helping Mothers of Ukraine

“Whatever I have to do, I’ll find a way!” Rhowena Adolfo Patel, founder of Healing Mama™ Co. wants the expectant and new mothers of Ukraine to know they are magical, they have all the natural power and ability to be their best through birth and postpartum. She also...

Earlier Posts

Dialectic: We exist to save people from bad eLearning! 

Dialectic is a custom eLearning company founded by Aaron Barth.  The company creates their custom eLearning based on science – cognitive, behavioural and social – to improve workplace experiences.  Dialectic grew from Barth’s idea of building a smart, creative team...

Increased Confidence Results in Launch of Second Business!

Mentor like a cup of double espresso!   Jennifer Pratt, founder and CEO of Seeding Square, is excited about her future, and the future of her two businesses under the company Contour Creations Inc. The Rhyze Up! program participant says her second business, Physio...

Humans of IG – Eric Solowka

Eric calls the rolling hills of Caledon his hometown.  Colleagues may not know his hobbies include portrait photography, home renovation and he says he may be a bit aviation crazy! Working with entrepreneurs on their leadership skills brings Eric joy and he says he is...

The Good Card: Realizing All Things Are Possible

Ashley Baker, owner and founder of The Good Card, created plantable greeting cards that have a second life, growing wildflower plants. Baker said as her company grew, she became aware of new opportunities including the Rhyze Ventures program that she found to be a...

11 Tips for Working on Your Business (not in it)

What does this actually mean?  As an entrepreneur, when you’re starting out, you can be the person of all trades – performing every position in the company.  While you’re building a foundation, this makes sense. There are limits to what one person can do and there...

Humans of IG – Dan Favalaro

What/where do you consider your hometown? I grew up in Burlington, Ontario and lived in the same house for 26 years, I just recently moved to Millgrove, Ontario. Do you have a talent, hobby or skill people wouldn’t expect? If so, do tell! I don’t have any special...

Humans of IG – Paige Proulx

Paige Proulx, IG city connector, calls Midland, ON – off the heart of Georgian Bay her hometown and she currently resides in Hamilton, ON.  Paige says people are often surprised when she tells them she enjoys quilting and sewing. Especially when they learn she’s been...