Rhyze Up!
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As part of Innovation Guelph’s commitment to support women entrepreneurs, the Rhyze Up! national accelerator addresses the unique aspects of women-founded or co-founded companies. The program builds upon our prior successful Rhyze women’s programming and has been tailored to help you identify an effective path to scaling up!

Through this program, IG offers the greatest acceleration for women-founded scale-ups across Canada who are ready to advance their businesses!

Are You Eligible?

If your Canadian company is scalable, women-led or co-founded, and generating a minimum of $200,000, you can qualify for this program.

What’s in it for you?

Companies will receive $5,000-$10,000 in support for business scale-up services. Support includes one-on-one leadership coaching sessions.

The program begins with a deep-dive into your business:

The second phase takes a deep-dive into your business and provides access to project funding:


Discovery Phase

You will receive up to 15 hours of mentorship to help you to identify your company’s options for growth.

COST: FREE for a select group of qualified scale-ups. (OVER A $2,000 VALUE)

Traction Phase

In this phase, you will work with IG industry specialist(s) on project execution to accelerate your company through one or more key challenges identified in the Discovery Phase.

COST:  $5000 subsidy available for approved projects, with client contribution of $1000.

Questions about this program? Please contact us

This program is supported in part by the National Research Council Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP)

National Research Council Canada