Not Applicable

Type of Program:



Rhyze Ventures is a custom-designed program created by women entrepreneurs, for women entrepreneurs. They have crafted a balance of in-class learning, practical hands-on project work, mentorship, and peer-to-peer networking to address your biggest business challenges, push your boundaries, and see you through to implementation.
There are 3 programs streams: Small business, Scalable business, and Social enterprise.

Comments on Funding:

No funding involved.

When It Ends:

Currently closed


February 28, 2022


Applicants must:

  • be women led businesses;
  • be new and established businesses focused on local/regional markets;
  • be looking to grow or refine their product or service;
  • be service or product focused businesses. 

Applications Steps:


Applications must be completed and submitted online via the Innovation Guelph website. Applications will be accepted from February 1 to 28, 2022.


Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an online information session to learn more about the program, determine if it will meet your needs, understand the application and selection process, and to have your questions answered. Please visit Rhyze Ventures for information session dates and registration details.

Other Things to Note:

  1. 1
    For further inquiries, please email us at
  2. 2
    This stream is hosted by the Business Centre Guelph Wellington, with over 20 years of experience in starting and growing local small businesses.
  3. 3
    Application period: Feb. 1, 2022 - Feb. 28, 2022.
  4. 4
    The next cohort will run from May 2022 to January 2023. An in-Class Pitch Competition will be held January 10 - 12, 2023 providing the chance to pitch for cash awards or investments.

About the author 


Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
Click here to learn more about Moe's background and how he can help your business.


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