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November 05, 2018
CNW: Minister Ng announces federal venture capital investments focused on gender and diversity Today in Montréal, the Honourable Mary Ng,...
Stories
September 05, 2018
After only one year in business, Drop , the Canada-founded next-generation loyalty rewards company and app, expanded to the U.S. in 201…
Stories
August 29, 2018
Back in late 2013, Jerrid Grimm was working at a media agency. One of his projects: managing sponsored content creation for a retail gi...
Stories
August 13, 2018
Unlike most founders, Adam Hasham’s entrepreneurship journey didn’t start with any particular idea. He didn’t have a vision for a product...
News
August 02, 2018
Highline BETA Helps Design and Launch AB InBev’s Global 100+ Sustainability Accelerator Program Author: Ben Yoskovitz We’ve worked for a ...
Stories
July 17, 2018

As an engineer, building things comes naturally to Adrian Teh. So when his condo board was frustrated by a lack of effective ways to c...

News
July 11, 2018
Today at Startupfest, Female Funders and Hockeystick released the “Women in Venture” report was created to establish a baseline look at w...
News
July 03, 2018
Delivered in partnership with Highline BETA, RBC Reach is a corporate accelerator program that opens the door to a commercial deal with...
Stories
June 12, 2018

As co-founders of ePact, an emergency contact information system that replaces the outdated paper model still widely used by schools a...

News
June 05, 2018

Program will facilitate collaborations between global corporations looking for solutions to real problems, and startups with cutting-e...

News
June 05, 2018

Toronto – > Startupfest July 10, 2018 We’ve booked first class train cars to take startups, mentors, and corporate innovation leade...

Stories
May 29, 2018

With fifteen years of experience in venture capital and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in Experimental Pathology, Jen...

News
May 16, 2018

An investor accelerator program to launch the next generation of women angels. Since day one, Female Funders has been committed to emp...

Stories
May 01, 2018

Successful startups solve problems. When Raymond Luk launched his company Hockeystick in early 2015, it was to solve a problem he knew...

Our Thinking
April 10, 2018

For founders, having a good mentor can be the difference between success and failure. And yet mentorship is one of the most challengin...

Our Thinking
April 04, 2018

Last month, our COO, Lauren Robinson moderated a panel on Startup Innovation and Corporate New Ventures with Eric Hopkins, Senior Vice...

New Venture Resources
March 27, 2018

Take the time to truly understand your goals for running an accelerator, so you can build a program that will to help you reach them. ...

Stories
March 20, 2018

A conversation with Foodee’s Ryan Spong Many startups grow by first dominating a small niche and then expanding. Foodee’s story ...

New Venture Resources
March 13, 2018

Create an unfair advantage, so that you and the startups you work with can win together. Launching new ventures that win shouldn’t be ...

New Venture Resources
March 06, 2018

The process companies use for approving new projects or initiatives is tested & true – right? Create a business plan outlining the...

Stories
February 27, 2018

A conversation with Picatic’s Jayesh Parmar Sometimes, innovation means jumping into new markets. Other times, it means doubling down ...

Stories
February 20, 2018

We caught up with Jeremy Shaki (Co-Founder and Chief Talking Officer of Lighthouse Labs) and Marcus Daniels (Co-Founder and CEO of HIG...

Our Thinking
February 13, 2018

You’re probably familiar with the old saying, “You can get it fast, good or cheap. Pick two.” This is known as the Project Management ...

Stories
February 05, 2018

What you missed in the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan healthcare announcement. ICYMI, last week, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway,...

Stories
January 30, 2018

Intrapreneurship at American Family Insurance: Bootcamps that catalyze intrapreneurship, measuring the true impact of Accelerators, an...

New Venture Resources
January 23, 2018

If you’re working to launch a corporate new venture, you’re going to need the right tools to do it.   With the plethora of tools ...

Stories
January 15, 2018

How Vodafone launched a new venture that now creates $534 M USD / year in revenues   The majority of people who use the world’s m...

Stories
January 08, 2018

An Interview with Jack Redding I work at Allstate in the IT department, on a desktop and laptop hardware engineering team. But I would...

News
December 14, 2017

Today, we are very excited to announce our collaboration with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Canada’s largest bank and one of the largest...

Stories
December 13, 2017

An Interview with Rachel Sumner Rachel Sumner, Regional Partnership Director at Pearson Embanet, shares with Highline BETA how she is ...

Our Thinking
December 05, 2017

Identify and remove common barriers your innovation team is facing These days, innovation is top of mind for most corporations — 85% o...

News
October 04, 2017

National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) and Female Funders announced a partnership today at the NACO World Angel Investment Summit ...

News
July 12, 2017

We’re excited to announce the acquisition of Female Funders this morning, in a continued effort to empower and support new and experie...

Our Thinking
January 31, 2017

from Founding Partner Ben Yoskovitz Last week I gave a quick talk at ResolveTO about how big companies are disrupting themselves throu...

Our Thinking
January 17, 2017

from Highline BETA Partner Ben Yoskovitz As Steve Blank said, “A [big] company is a permanent organization designed to execute a repea...

News
January 09, 2017
Today, we’re thrilled to finally announce that Lauren Robinson will be joining the leadership team at Highline BETA as COO. As many o...
News
December 05, 2016

We’re extremely pleased to announce that we are one of the first organizations in Canada that will be running an AngelList Syndi...

News
September 21, 2016

Quentin Casey at the Financial Post wrote a story in September 2016, a few months after we launched Highline BETA. Read the full story...

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July 28, 2016

MTL in Tech wrote a story about Highline BETA and our interest in reaching Montreal-based founders and early stage startups. Read the ...

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July 11, 2016

Shortly after launching Highline BETA, Douglas Soltys wrote a story about the company. Read the full story on Betakit