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.

Turn Your Daily Routines into Luxurious Moments

Sustainable products that use hand-selected plant-based and natural ingredients is the basis for the new online business Caley-Beth. With her Shopify e-commerce website, Caley is able to reach a wider audience, and promote her beauty products.

by Menna ShawkyMenna Shawky October 23, 2020
The Future Of Board Games

Funny Bones is a ShopHERE Program powered by Google Graduate, and board game store now selling online experiences. They've found a creative way to engage with students at a global scale with their new website and online store.

by Ali ZafarAli Zafar October 23, 2020
Revealing A Bride's Best Kept Secret

A Bride’s Secret specializes in wedding veils that “can complement any bridal look - classic, sophisticated, modern, or whatever it is that you are looking for.” With a brand new online store, Madhu is now able to support her brides even more.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel October 19, 2020
Meet The Elementary School Teacher Making Waves

Waving Lemons is a place for groups of all ages to have fun, connect with others, and work to cultivate positive mindsets. Jenny’s hour-long classes lead groups through activities that can now be accessed directly through her new Shopify website!

by Alexandra JonesAlexandra Jones October 19, 2020
Reviving Local Communities With Online Pottery Business

Cindy, the entrepreneur behind Green Cabin Pottery, draws inspiration from the North shore of Lake Superior where she lives. With her new Shopify online store, she's excited to be able to reach a wider audience with her pottery.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel October 16, 2020
Handmade Beaded Jewellery Store Finds An Online Outlet 

Em-Jay-Kay Beading Plus offers quality, handmade beaded jewellery and artwork that uses Japanese Delica beads to combine versatility and creativity in their designs. Marline is now able to reach a broader audience with her Shopify e-commerce website.

by Kristina AdelKristina Adel October 09, 2020
Toronto-Based Accessibility Innovation Goes International 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

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