Thanks to everyone who came to our community BBQ this past Saturday to help celebrate the launch of Speedway, Innovation Guelph’s new business coaching and education program.

Jamie Doran, our Chief Executive Officer, announced the first cohort of Supercharger companies:


Innovation Guelph Board of Directors chair Brian Cowan with Jamie Doran, Chief Executive Officer.

As part of the program, these up-and-coming Guelph companies will work toward three key goals in the months ahead, and receive up to 10 hours of intensive mentoring. We’ll keep you posted on their experience and success.


Innovation Guelph Business Mentor Steve Barrett with Tim Neeb of ReSourceH20.

Congrats to the winners of our prize draws:

  • Keith Domemicucci and Robert DiManno each won $25 in Downtown Guelph bucks, courtesy of the Downtown Guelph Business Association.
  • Margaret Southern won a $25 gift certificate for OX, courtesy of Innovation Guelph. 
  • Pat Russel, who won the grand prize – four tickets to Watkins Glen NASCAR weekend, courtesy of NASCAR, Derek Cowan, and Brian Cowan.


Grillmasters Brian Cowan, Chair of IG Board of Director, and Lloyd Longfield, President, Guelph Chamber of Commerce.


For more on the event and our Speedway program, check out this article in the Guelph Mercury.