Highline Beta works with leading companies to drive growth innovation.
Corporate innovation is changing faster than ever. And opportunities abound to build a portfolio of ventures internally and externally, beyond your core. You can innovate with speed and an investor’s mindset.
We believe in digging deep and taking action, providing clients with the right mix of innovation services and outcomes to create measurable growth opportunities.
Discovery and Venture Validation
Discover new opportunities through validating real, painful problems and relevant customer segments. Quickly test concepts and prototypes to build a validated business case. De-risk your future growth opportunities through a quick discovery and validation sprint.
The Discovery and Venture Validation process is designed to quickly uncover growth opportunities for your business.
Pilot Program Accelerators
We partner you with the right startups to solve your challenges in 6-month corporate startup accelerator programs.
Our focus is on getting startups to pilot as quick as possible, because it’s the best way to validate their solutions.
Each Pilot Program Accelerator is customized to your specific requirements in terms of scope, challenges to solve, deal structure and more. This ensures that we work within your company’s systems to be successful.
Venture Portfolio Development
We believe companies need to create a portfolio of ventures (internal and external) to really win in the new game of innovation. We act as a consigliere through the process of identifying growth areas, evaluating how to pursue them, governance, recruiting, skills-building and more.
Our goal is to empower our clients to validate opportunities, decide on the best course of action, and build a scalable, repeatable model for venture development, leading to corporate innovation at scale.
Corporate Startup Creation
We co-create startups with you. Our first spin-out, Relay, was built and funded in partnership with American Family.
Our Corporate Startup Studio model allows you to incubate and launch new startups, spinning them out while maintaining a deep partnership and unfair advantage.
Co-Creating High-Growth Ventures: American Family Insurance, a Fortune 500 company partnered with Highline Beta to build Relay, a high-growth venture focused on reinsurance. Relay just announced its US$2M seed round.
AB InBev, the world’s largest brewer, launched 100+ Sustainability Accelerator. Powered by Highline Beta, this global program challenges startups to deliver and scale their green initiatives worldwide to unlock exponential impact.
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.