Inclusivity is the Heart of Tiny Kind Toys

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

2021-05-25T19:51:09+00:00May 25th, 2021|Client Successes, Rhyze Up, Rhyze Ventures, stories|Comments Off on Progoti: Prioritizing People over Profit

We Asked our Mentors: The balance between thinking local & exporting

We Asked Our Mentors: Due to supply chain disruptions and a focus on shop local, how does a business strike a balance between thinking local vs exporting? "The specific industry will matter a lot. Eg. For agri business, a local focus will be much [...]

2021-05-25T13:10:23+00:00May 25th, 2021|Covid-19, Entrepreneur Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Asked our Mentors: The balance between thinking local & exporting

RunWithIt Synthetics Inc.: Rhyze Up! – A Grown-Up Program that Delivers

Myrna Bittner,is the CEO and Co-Founder of RWI Synthetics, an AI-based modelling company that supplies a Synthetic Modelling Platform (SMP) for disrupted sectors like sustainability, mobility, resilience and energy. She said the Rhyze Up! program provided what she described as a unique and grown-up opportunity for her company. As an aboriginal, woman-led company [...]

2021-05-17T12:36:10+00:00May 17th, 2021|Client Successes, Entrepreneur Education, Rhyze Up|Comments Off on RunWithIt Synthetics Inc.: Rhyze Up! – A Grown-Up Program that Delivers

SMEs Share Their Thoughts on eCommerce and Export

Among the three trends identified by BDC in a recent blog that will impact exports in 2021, is the shift to ecommerce as a means to export. Since the article states, “online marketplaces such as Amazon are an attractive way to start exporting;” we thought we’d take a [...]

2021-05-14T19:21:20+00:00May 14th, 2021|Entrepreneur Education|Comments Off on SMEs Share Their Thoughts on eCommerce and Export

Guelph Chamber & Innovation Guelph launch free COVID-19 rapid screening program for local businesses

(Guelph, May 10, 2021) - The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is pleased to launch a COVID-19 rapid screening program available for free to small and medium-sized businesses in Guelph. Working collaboratively with longtime community partner Innovation Guelph, this program will help identify asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic individuals [...]

2021-05-10T19:06:05+00:00May 10th, 2021|Covid-19, Media Releases, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Guelph Chamber & Innovation Guelph launch free COVID-19 rapid screening program for local businesses

Staples Canada and Innovation Guelph collaborate to share educational events, services, and tools for entrepreneurs

Staples Canada and Innovation Guelph have joined together to offer like-minded individuals who own and run their own businesses an opportunity to join a collective community full of support, educational services, and tools to help take their businesses to new heights. As their exclusive Regional Innovation Centre [...]

2021-05-05T17:35:16+00:00May 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Staples Canada and Innovation Guelph collaborate to share educational events, services, and tools for entrepreneurs
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