Highline Beta works with large companies to help them build more innovative teams and cultures in order to launch new ventures. So it’s great to also be recognized for our own culture of innovation and the effort we put forth internally to empower employees to do their best work. Fast Company just released their “Best Workplaces for Innovators” awards, and Highline Beta is ranked #37.
Intuit Canada launches accelerator with Highline Beta to power future-forward financial prosperity for Canadians
Intuit Canada has partnered with Highline Beta to launch the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator, where startups will help solve financial challenges that consumers, self-employed and small businesses face in the wake of COVID-19.
We leverage both internal and external innovation, bringing together entrepreneurs and corporations to uncover new areas of growth.
Join the Prosperity Accelerator – Applications are now open!
Applications are now open for high-potential seed-stage startups with a product in market to apply to take part in the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator, powered by Highline Beta.
We are looking for world-class startups, primarily in the seed or pre-seed stage, globally, that are interested in working with us and Intuit Canada on helping small businesses, self-employed and consumers in the wake of COVID-19 to deliver solutions quickly to the Canadian market. The program will run from October to February next year.
“Innovation is hard. How do you know what people want? How do you bring new products to life? Highline Beta has helped us build that muscle, and in areas that are highly uncertain, put the consumer first.”Alexandra Savona,
GM Seed Ventures,
What do innovation opportunities in Payments look like in post-COVID world?
Highline Beta has put together a special report on payments innovation opportunities and trends. Crisis Manifesto: Innovation Opportunities in Payments post-COVID examines global industry and consumer behavior shifts and features industry research and lessons from over 70 startup and corporate stakeholders.
Companies will need to leverage collaborations with the FinTech ecosystem in order to innovate at light speed, across the full payments stack.
At this point, we all realize that the situation we’re facing is serious. Having been through the dot-com bust, the financial crisis and now going through this, we know for certain that things will be tough, but it’s entirely possible to come out the other side and be in a better position than before. Here’s how.
How AB InBev approaches innovation and continued success at ZX Ventures: Highline Beta talks “venture shop” with Global Manager, Alexandra Savona, Global Manager overseeing early stage organic ventures at ZX Ventures, AB InBev’s disruptive growth and venture arm.
How Citi is creating seamless customer experiences: Q&A with Maria Potoroczyn, Strategy + Innovation + Ventures
How do you create products that make people’s lives better in fundamental ways? We asked Maria Potoroczyn, Strategy + Innovation + Ventures at Citi and Co-Founder + Board Director at WIN: Women in Innovation.
Highline Beta: Venture Studio, Fund and Corporate Innovation
Highline Beta is a venture studio and seed stage venture fund that discovers growth opportunities for large companies, and helps them realize those opportunities through internal and external innovation. We believe the most ambitious companies need to build a portfolio of new ventures to win.
We believe in speed and experimentation. And always with an investor’s mindset. Whether you’re looking to build new businesses in-house, spin-out new startups, or partner with startups through a corporate accelerator, we can help.