Our Programs

Innovation Guelph offers unique programs and initiatives to support businesses from different sectors and stages. To learn more about Innovation Guelph and the programs we offer, watch Intro to IG

Startup Program

This program is for: Qualifying Startups and Early Stage companies

Are you looking for help to accelerate your growing business to revenue, commercialize a new product, or attract investment? Perhaps the IG Startup Program is for you!

Fast Lane

This program is for: SMEs (Small & Medium-sized Enterprises, 1-499 employees)

Are you looking to contribute to an inclusive, sustainable recovery in southern Ontario? Could seed funding and mentorship support these goals?

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This program is for: Women led businesses looking to grow! Or Women led Startups & SMEs (Small to Medium-sized Enterprises)

Are you looking to accelerate your women-led business? Rhyze Ventures combines learning, doing and hands-on expertise to help your business thrive.

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This program is for: Women founded, co-founded or led companies that are scalable and have $200,000+ in annual revenue.

Are you a woman operating a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) and looking to scale-up? Take your business to the next level.


This program is for: entrepreneurs, farmers, researchers and social innovators in Guelph-Wellington

Are you a looking to contribute to a circular food economy in Guelph-Wellington through the development of circular food solutions?

This program is for: southern Ontario businesses who are looking to scale circular economy solutions in the food and environment sectors. 

Are you looking to scale your circular economy business? COIL Activate combines flexible project-based grant funding, mentorship, and curriculum to support your goals.  

À La Carte Business Solutions for Scaling SMEs

This program is for: SMEs (Small & Medium-sized Enterprises)

Are you operating a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME)? Could you use help with specific scale-up solutions?

If you’d like more information about our programs or how to get involved with us, please contact us or watch our Intro to IG video