Success Stories

Amidst a growing call for digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, the ShopHERE program has supported businesses and artists across Ontario with their very own online stores. Find some of our graduate success stories below and see how we help participants succeed online. Learn more about the program here.

Toronto-Based Accessibility Innovation Goes International

HandiHelp.ca is an accessibility innovation company that focuses on improving quality of life through smart, ergonomic, user-centric solutions. They are now able to sell their products online with their new Shopify e-commerce store!

by Ashika VermaAshika Verma October 09, 2020
A World Class Performer Is Closer Than Ever Before

From performing for the Raptors’ halftime shows, the CNE, IBM commercials, and with the actor Jackie Chan’s stunt team, Brant the FireGuy is bringing his shows right to your driveway with his new website.

by Jane ChoJane Cho October 08, 2020
Staying True To Your Roots

Protein cookies that taste as good as they are for you, now online with the help of ShopHERE Powered by Google Program. The digital transformation lets True Nutritionals showcase their products to a large online community of like-minded consumers.

by Sara ReynoldsSara Reynolds October 05, 2020
Finding The Silver-Lining During COVID-19 Pandemic

In in addition to being certified as infant-grade, another factor that makes Proteq's face masks stand out is the ionized antimicrobial silver yarn. Learn more about Berna Demiryol’s revolutionary masks, and her new ecommerce website on Shopify.

by Ali ZafarAli Zafar October 02, 2020
Entrepreneur Creates Powerful Art With Minifigures

Zak Candao is the the pioneer of Minifigure Art, and is now able to share his creations and Minifigure display methods through his new Shopify online store with ShopHERE Powered By Google.

by Jane ChoJane Cho September 24, 2020
Mississauga Musician Finds Healing Through His Music

An artist collective Humble & Hungry, a platform for budding artists to showcase their passion for music, is also a space where owner Mehmi shares his knowledge of overcoming and dealing with life’s many challenges, primarily through music.

by Ali ZafarAli Zafar September 18, 2020
How Bahaar Fashions Became an Online Studio With ShopHERE 

Business owner Rosie sources her products directly from India by connecting with local female business owners. Rosie supports local businesswomen and provides them with their first orders. You can find them on her new ShopHERE Shopify store.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel September 18, 2020
A Collection You’ll Want To Get Your Paws On

Snoots and Paws offers a carefully curated collection of everything from treats to costumes, which have been tested and researched to ensure your pup gets the very best. Now available to paw-rents all across Canada, through her Shopify store.

by Dominik SkrzypekDominik Skrzypek September 18, 2020
Behind The Business: Where Creativity And Culture Combine

The Institute for Creative Exchange wanted to start an online store to make some of their artists’ award-winning photography works available to the public at affordable prices. It's now up and running thanks to their ShopHERE Helper!

by Alexandra JonesAlexandra Jones September 10, 2020

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