IG Blog Posts

Continuing the Conversation – B12Give

Continuing the Conversation – B12Give

Tony Colley, Be One To Give founder, said his company is like Instacart for surplus food. Their on-demand B2B delivery app is for retailers with surplus food along the food chain. The company takes surplus food from retailers and redistributes it to those in need...

Humans of Innovation Guelph – Evan Forster

Humans of Innovation Guelph – Evan Forster

What/where do you consider your hometown?  I was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada!  Do you have a talent, hobby or skill people wouldn’t expect? If so, do tell!  I’m very passionate about sports and video games, whether it’s playing them or watching them. I...

Continuing The Conversation – Comeback Snacks

Continuing The Conversation – Comeback Snacks

How it startedEmily O’Brien of Comeback Snacks said she started her business at the worst time! “I was incarcerated in federal prison. I had smuggled narcotics into Canada,” she said. “I knew I could do better, and I wanted to create fair chances while putting a light...

Humans of IG – Carly Beneteau

Humans of IG – Carly Beneteau

What/where do you consider your hometown? I was born and grew up in Windsor, Ontario. Do you have a talent, hobby or skill people wouldn’t expect? If so, do tell! One hobby people may not expect is that I enjoy lifting weights. I like going to the gym in general and...

Funding for Small Business: An Essential List

Funding for Small Business: An Essential List

Aprihttps://www.feddevontario.gc.ca/eic/site/723.nsf/eng/02466.html?OpenDocument Need funding for your small business? Having trouble navigating what's available? Don't worry, we've got you! Innovation Guelph has compiled a list of current funding available and we're...

The Face of Business: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

The Face of Business: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

11 am, June 24, 2022 Let’s discuss EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusion), especially as we navigate returning to the office, participating in hybrid workplace settings and creating safe spaces. Fresh and lived perspectives can enable respectful work environments. Our...

Earlier Posts

Nine Rhyze Ventures Pitch Finalists Announced!

Guelph, ON April 25, 2022 – Innovation Guelph’s third cohort of Rhyze Ventures programming culminates in a public pitch competition with nine companies competing on May 12, 2022, from 6 to 9 p.m.   The Rhyze & Shine pitch event also kicks off the fourth cohort...

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...