Innovation Guelph News

Submissions for the 2019 Rhyze™ Award are open!

Guelph, ON, April 2, 2019 – Innovation Guelph (IG) wants your Rhyze™ Award submissions by April 26, 2019. IG is creating opportunities for women entrepreneurs in Guelph - Wellington through the Rhyze™ Award These awards are presented annually to help women entrepreneurs fund their businesses. Recipients also [...]

2019-04-03T19:53:18+00:00April 3rd, 2019|News, Rhyze Events, The Rhyze Project, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Submissions for the 2019 Rhyze™ Award are open!

Providing growing companies with a place to thrive prompts Innovation Guelph’s relocation

Access Press Release Guelph, ON, March 26, 2018 – Innovation Guelph is pleased to meet the demand for increased flexible office space for clients with their move to 361 Southgate Drive, Guelph ON effective April 1, 2019. The new, welcoming space provides cost-effective hot desks and co-location [...]

2019-03-27T14:02:02+00:00March 26th, 2019|Media Releases, News|Comments Off on Providing growing companies with a place to thrive prompts Innovation Guelph’s relocation

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the 7th Annual Ignite.Empower.Innovate on March 7

Access Press Release Guelph, ON February 15, 2019 – Innovation Guelph with the partners for International Women’s Day present their seventh annual Ignite.Empower.Innovate event held in collaboration with other Guelph-based business and women’s organizations and presented by title sponsor Miller Thomson at the Hanlon Convention Centre. Feature [...]

2019-03-15T14:59:33+00:00March 15th, 2019|Events, Featured Event, Media Releases, News, Rhyze Events|Comments Off on Celebrating International Women’s Day with the 7th Annual Ignite.Empower.Innovate on March 7

Positive energy and empowerment highlight Ignite.Empower.Innovate

Imagine an event focused on celebrating women, where female entrepreneurs proudly share their wares and guests enjoy a wonderful dinner and an empowering keynote! That’s exactly what Ignite.Empower.Innovate delivered yesterday at the Hanlon Convention Centre in Guelph. Innovation Guelph, with the Partners for International Women’s Day, hosted [...]

2019-03-08T16:55:20+00:00March 8th, 2019|Events, Media Releases, News|Comments Off on Positive energy and empowerment highlight Ignite.Empower.Innovate

Innovation Guelph heading to Global Food Summit with three local companies

Innovation Guelph’s Executive Director, Anne Toner Fung is part of a delegation of eight, with the City of Guelph, heading to the Global Food Summit in Munich, Germany. The Global Food Summit is a scientific conference featuring innovations in the food sector, taking place March 20 [...]

2019-03-11T13:50:49+00:00March 6th, 2019|Client Successes, Events, Fast Lane, Media Releases, News, Speedway, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovation Guelph heading to Global Food Summit with three local companies

Intellectual Property in the Gig Economy: Who owns what?

If you’ve read our previous blog post: “Are you protecting your most valuable asset? Why securing your intellectual property matters,” you’ll be familiar with the Canadian Government’s Intellectual Property Strategy.  How does this strategy apply in the gig economy where it’s more common for freelancers and contractors [...]

2019-02-15T20:00:31+00:00February 15th, 2019|Entrepreneur Education|Comments Off on Intellectual Property in the Gig Economy: Who owns what?

Congratulations to the twenty-one companies receiving seed funding through Innovation Guelph’s Fuel Injection Program

We would like to introduce the round five Fuel Injection companies that have been selected from the 81 who applied. [...]

2019-02-01T20:48:46+00:00January 31st, 2019|Fuel Injection, Funding, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations to the twenty-one companies receiving seed funding through Innovation Guelph’s Fuel Injection Program

Humans of Innovation Guelph – Niel Palmer

Puerto Vicente Guerrero is a small Mexican fishing community on the Pacific Ocean, about three hours away by car from Acapulco. It’s where Niel Palmer, a Core Mentor with Innovation Guelph, hooked one of his most memorable catches: a 50-pound rooster fish. “It took about 40 minutes [...]

2019-01-28T15:19:27+00:00January 28th, 2019|News, stories|Comments Off on Humans of Innovation Guelph – Niel Palmer

Are you protecting your most valuable asset? Why securing your intellectual property matters.

Earlier this year, the Government of Canada announced a new strategy to help Canadians innovate, reach commercial success and create more jobs. It isn’t business training or more investment capital for entrepreneurs, though. Instead, the strategy is all about intellectual property (IP). Named the Intellectual Property Strategy, [...]

2019-01-02T19:28:41+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Entrepreneur Education, News|Comments Off on Are you protecting your most valuable asset? Why securing your intellectual property matters.

Lessons From Leaders Recap: It’s Not a Myth – Work-Life Balance Does Exist

Joni Lien started SupperWorks with a very simple premise: to give families a little more “together time” in an increasingly busy world. What she didn’t realize? While she was helping her customers establish a better work-life balance, she was sacrificing her own. She remembered lying in bed, [...]

2019-01-07T23:18:08+00:00December 21st, 2018|Entrepreneur Education, Events, Speedway|Comments Off on Lessons From Leaders Recap: It’s Not a Myth – Work-Life Balance Does Exist