Innovation Guelph News

Humans of Innovation Guelph: Linda Horowitz

When Linda Horowitz’s son started learning drums, she decided she’d take lessons too. So, she picked up the bongos and djembe, a west African hand drum. The same thing happened when her kids started skiing. And scuba diving. “I said, why am I sitting here watching? I [...]

2018-11-28T23:09:23+00:00November 28th, 2018|News, stories|Comments Off on Humans of Innovation Guelph: Linda Horowitz

A Great Day Celebrating Innovation!

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister Navdeep Bains each sent messages of encouragement and support; while MP Lloyd Longfield announced that Innovation Guelph and Bioenterprise will receive an additional $2.8 million to continue their partnership in delivering federal seed funding programs to [...]

2018-11-20T21:31:07+00:00November 20th, 2018|Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Great Day Celebrating Innovation!

It’s not just tech. Agri-innovation is food, business, science and more.

Agriculture in Canada is kind of a big deal. It generates $113.8 billion, or 6.6% of our national GDP, according to the Agricultural Institute of Canada. It accounts for one in every eight jobs in Canada. As a country, we’re the fifth largest exporter of agri-food products [...]

2018-11-07T17:25:43+00:00November 7th, 2018|Client Successes, Events, Fuel Injection, Funding, News, Sustainability|Comments Off on It’s not just tech. Agri-innovation is food, business, science and more.

Innovation Expo Featured Sponsor: Linimar Corporation

Innovation Guelph & Bioenterprise are thrilled to announce that Linamar Corporation is now the headlining sponsor of our Innovation Expo on November 15th, this year! Founded in 1966, Linamar is now the second largest automobile parts manufacturer in Canada, with over 60 factories worldwide. A core belief [...]

2018-10-17T15:48:47+00:00October 17th, 2018|Events, Media Releases, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Expo Featured Sponsor: Linimar Corporation

New England Venture Summit

Innovation Guelph is pleased to announce its sponsorship and invite you to attend New England Venture Summit presented by youngStartup Ventures. Special discount.  Use discount code "IGVIP" and receive 10% off the “early bird” rates. Register Today & Save Click here http://bit.ly/2Ly2Fge. >> Call for Top Innovators to present to leading Investors (details [...]

2018-10-17T13:43:27+00:00October 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New England Venture Summit

The one-page solution to the old-school business plan

How long is your business plan? A few years ago, you might have written a massive 90-page document outlining everything from the general to the nitty-gritty. But business is different today. Companies and industries change rapidly – sometimes so much so that, by the time your plan [...]

2018-08-22T14:17:32+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The one-page solution to the old-school business plan

What we learned at the 2018 Startup Crawl

From improv to semantic marketing, these entrepreneurs told us what it takes to succeed. Failure is good. It’s good when you’re trying your hand at improv acting; it improves it, makes it more entertaining. And, according to some successful business owners, failure can also be good for [...]

2018-08-13T17:56:00+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Events, stories|Comments Off on What we learned at the 2018 Startup Crawl

The Entrepreneur’s Journey: Jakki Prince

In the midst of her success, Jakki Prince is bidding a sweet goodbye to her Guelph-based bakery, Sweet Temptations, planning to sell the business and her food truck.  When asked why, she referenced Jerry Seinfeld’s 90’s hit sitcom, “Seinfeld.” “People used to [...]

2018-07-25T19:43:11+00:00July 25th, 2018|Client Successes, News, Speedway, Supercharger, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Entrepreneur’s Journey: Jakki Prince

Lessons from Leaders recap : why you need to consider exporting

Thinking of selling only in Canada? You might want to think again, said four seasoned panelists at Innovation Guelph’s most recent Lessons from Leaders. “If you’re a Canadian company, you will not survive if you do not export,” said Derek Webb, President and CEO of Biorem. “Period.” [...]

2018-07-12T21:16:22+00:00July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lessons from Leaders recap : why you need to consider exporting