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 [...]

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 [...]

26 02, 2021

Exporting Hay Feeder to US Market

2021-02-26T16:42:43+00:00February 26th, 2021|Client Successes, Rhyze Ventures, stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Exporting Hay Feeder to US Market

The Entrepreneur Rhyze 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 Sue Wilson is successfully exporting her company’s [...]

22 10, 2020

Announcing the Rhyze Ventures Pitch Winners

2020-10-27T12:39:03+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Client Successes, Media Releases, News, Rhyze, Rhyze Events, Rhyze Ventures, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Announcing the Rhyze Ventures Pitch Winners

Innovation Guelph and the Rhyze Ventures program are excited to announce the first cohort winners of the culminating pitch contest. The Rhyze Ventures pitch awards are provided to one competitor from each of the program’s three streams: small business, social enterprise and scalable along with a [...]

13 10, 2020

Getting Amongst Women Entrepreneurs was an Infusion of Knowledge

2020-10-13T13:07:01+00:00October 13th, 2020|Client Successes, Rhyze, Rhyze Ventures|Comments Off on Getting Amongst Women Entrepreneurs was an Infusion of Knowledge

Lenore Johnson, owner of LenJo Bakes, describes her business as a small cake studio specializing in wedding cakes. Her retail storefront offers speciality baked goods three days per week. When she first heard about Rhyze Ventures the terminology in the description was unfamiliar, but she liked the [...]

22 09, 2020

Press Release: Nine Rhyze Ventures Pitch Finalists Announced!

2020-09-22T13:55:58+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Events, Media Releases, Rhyze, Rhyze Ventures, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Release: Nine Rhyze Ventures Pitch Finalists Announced!

Guelph, ON, September 22, 2020 – Innovation Guelph’s first cohort of Rhyze Ventures programming culminates in a public pitch competition with nine companies competing on October 21, 2020, from 5pm to 9pm. The pitch event also kicks off cohort two with opportunities to connect with new program participants, Rhyze [...]

23 07, 2020

Rhyze Ventures Success Story: Rachel Bartholomew, Founder & CEO, HyIvy Health

2020-07-23T19:00:30+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Client Successes, Rhyze, Rhyze Ventures, stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rhyze Ventures Success Story: Rachel Bartholomew, Founder & CEO, HyIvy Health

After a cancer scare and communicating on Facebook with other cervical and gynecological cancer survivors, Rachel Bartholomew, Founder & CEO, HyIvy Health realized there was room for innovation within this area of healthcare. “While recovering, I pieced together what I thought a solution could be,” Bartholomew said. “Next, I started radiation and I saw [...]

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