About Innovation Guelph – Startup Guelph
Who we are
Innovation Guelph’s agile approach to supporting entrepreneurs and businesses reflects the evolving needs of our clients. We continue to provide mentorship and business support programs and services to help innovative enterprises start, grow and thrive.
We are proud recipients of the University of Guelph, Gordon S. Lang HeForShe Impact Award for our ongoing commitment to gender equity and our Rhyze™ programming for women entrepreneurs including Rhyze UP! and Rhyze Ventures. We are also proud recipients of the National Enterprise Support of the Year Award and the Ontario Enterprise Support CANIE award from Innovators and Entrepreneurs Foundation, for advancing Canadian entrepreneurship through leadership and impact.
Our business acceleration programs are designed for high-potential startups and small to medium-sized enterprises from across southern Ontario that are ready to scale. Innovation Guelph serves as single point of entry to a provincewide network of regional innovation centres and business support services. The outcome is an innovation ecosystem that drives economic growth, supports environmental sustainability and enhances the quality of life for everyone in our region.
Motivated by watching entrepreneurs surpass their own expectations and earn outstanding results, Mickey uses this energy to create opportunities for IG clients to break through boundaries to improve their bottom line. With a strong and successful past in sales, management, marketing and entrepreneurship, Mickey uses this knowledge to manage the IG startup companies, execute learning experiences and bring the annual Innovation Expo to fruition. She works with her colleagues everyday to make sure each client experience is a memorable one.