20 07, 2021

Press Release: Nine Rhyze Ventures Pitch Finalists Announced!

2021-07-20T17:57:05+00:00July 20th, 2021|Client Successes, Media Releases, News, Rhyze Events, Rhyze Ventures, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Release: Nine Rhyze Ventures Pitch Finalists Announced!

Guelph, ON July 20, 2021 – Innovation Guelph’s second cohort of Rhyze Ventures programming culminates in a public pitch competition with nine companies competing on August 12, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Rhyze & Shine pitch event also kicks off cohort three with [...]

19 07, 2021

Innovation Guelph’s 10th Anniversary – A Message from Jane Wielhorski

2021-07-22T12:58:59+00:00July 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Guelph’s 10th Anniversary – A Message from Jane Wielhorski

To mark Innovation Guelph’s 10th anniversary, we’re sharing stories about its past, present, and future. As part of this series, meet Jane Wielhorski. Wielhorski has volunteered with Innovation Guelph, during events with community partners, in her role as an executive assistant to the president & CEO of [...]

14 07, 2021

We Asked our Mentors: Whether Any of Our Clients are Specifically Targeting Niche Markets

2021-07-16T17:02:08+00:00July 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Asked our Mentors: Whether Any of Our Clients are Specifically Targeting Niche Markets

We caught up with our mentors to discuss niche markets and asked if they had seen any examples of clients’ marketing strategies targeted a specific niche market?  Carol Johnston: Two Spent Grains are both environmentally conscious and have a focus on sustainability using upcycled grain used to create pet treats.   George Staikos: Ecosystems Informatics – They [...]

12 07, 2021

Rhyze Ventures Feature: Dianne Finnigan, Founder & CEO of The Dirty Seahorse

2021-07-12T12:36:39+00:00July 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rhyze Ventures Feature: Dianne Finnigan, Founder & CEO of The Dirty Seahorse

Dianne Finnigan, Founder & CEO of The Dirty Seahorse, an eco-friendly company using recycled plastic to make clothing, said she has learned an enormous amount from participating in the Rhyze Ventures program. “I had no idea how much I would learn or how much I needed to [...]

6 07, 2021

Innovation Guelph’s 10th Anniversary – A Message from Frank Valeriote

2021-07-06T14:32:52+00:00July 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Guelph’s 10th Anniversary – A Message from Frank Valeriote

I am currently a board member of Innovation Guelph.  My history with Innovation Guelph runs back to the time I was Member of Parliament for Guelph between 2008 and 2015 when I made efforts in Guelph to introduce the idea of a business incubator to bring minds, [...]

24 06, 2021

Championing Change and Mobility with Blind Spot Sensors

2021-06-24T12:51:10+00:00June 24th, 2021|Client Successes, Rhyze Ventures, stories, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Championing Change and Mobility with Blind Spot Sensors

Pooja Viswanathan is a Rhyze Ventures participant and the CEO and founder of Braze Mobility, a company that has created the world’s first patent-     pending blind spot sensors that transform any wheelchair into a ‘smart’ wheelchair. The system detects obstacles and provides multi-model alerts to the users [...]

21 06, 2021

Regenerative Agriculture: Planting the Seeds for a Healthy Ecosystem

2021-06-21T18:32:46+00:00June 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regenerative Agriculture: Planting the Seeds for a Healthy Ecosystem

We plant a seed and it sprouts only when conditions support it by providing water, oxygen and the right temperature and amount of light. As that seed germinates and pushes up through the soil, its role in the ecosystem has just begun. Soil Health Science Cameron [...]

15 06, 2021

We Asked our Mentors: Whether Working Remotely Has Helped or Hindered Entrepreneurs

2021-06-22T14:16:12+00:00June 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Asked our Mentors: Whether Working Remotely Has Helped or Hindered Entrepreneurs

We recently spoke with our mentors about the idea that managing a business remotely has become the norm for many entrepreneurs, particularly with startups. We wanted to know, in their work with IG clients, have they found examples where managing a business remotely has either positively or negatively impacted a business’s growth?  [...]

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