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Rhyze Ventures

Rhyze cultivates entrepreneurial spirit of women in Guelph and Wellington County

Rhyze Ventures is a custom-designed program created by women entrepreneurs, for women entrepreneurs. We 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.

Program Info

Who is this Program For?

  • Women at any stage of business in Southwestern Ontario
  • Live in Ontario
  • Are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Ready to take their business to the next level
  • Committed to powerful leadership within their companies & communities
  • Unsatisfied with the status-quo
*This program is designed for women entrepreneurs specifically

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Program Start Date

August 2021

Registration Deadline

Applications open May 1, 2021

Session Info

12 session(s).

Afternoons 1 to 5 PM, additional information will be included in the orientation webinar


In response to COVID-19, Rhyze Ventures program delivery is offered virtually for the safety of clients, mentors, staff, and industry specialists. While the program began with in-class sessions, delivery will remain in an online environment.

All education sessions are offered online via Zoom with special attention given to participatory best practices. Group networking, check-ins, and project work with industry specialists and advisors are virtual, however there may be optional in person events as public health guidelines evolve. Flexibility and agility have been relied upon to accommodate the current situation and the safety of all will be our priority as we move into the post-COVID timeframe.

  • Classes lead by carefully selected subject matter experts and seasoned business leaders
  • One-on-one support from a carefully matched mentor invested in supporting your business and personal development
  • Access to industry specialists and experts to help you develop and implement a tailor-made project to move your business forward
  • Building networks with like-minded women, who are up to big things in this world, that can last a lifetime
  • The chance to pitch for cash awards from $5,000 – $25,000
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Programming is specific to your business and the cohort in general.
  • Attend an orientation webinar
  • Attend networking and peer-to-peer social events
  • 8 months of part-time classes lead by subject matter experts and seasoned business leaders
  • 8 hours of meeting with a volunteer mentor
  • Work through a diagnostic with your industry specialist
  • Project implementation with an industry specialist
  • Participate and complete in a pitch competition
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