Innovation Insights

The Intuit Prosperity Accelerator:AI powered by Highline Beta announces the second cohort of North American startups

Seven AI-focused North American startups to join effort to inspire innovations that power prosperity for consumers and small businesses  Highline Beta and Intuit, the global technology platform that makes TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and Credit Karma  are proud to present its second cohort of the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator: AI. The new edition expands to North America […]

Nathan Prescott Joins Highline Beta as Head of Growth, Venture Studio

We are very excited to make the announcement that Nathan Prescott has joined Highline Beta as Head of Growth, Venture Studio. Nathan has incredible experience in marketing, sales and growth, helping many online and traditional businesses scale digitally. Most recently, Nathan ran Vault/Scale Capital, which acquired capital efficient, scalable, defensible digital businesses and grew them. […]

Valerie Swatkow Joins Highline Beta as Chief Development Officer

We are thrilled to make the announcement that Valerie Swatkow has joined Highline Beta as Chief Development Officer. Valerie brings a wealth of experience to our growing Executive team, particularly in the arenas of Brand Marketing Development and Client Engagement. She’s built her expertise from within global professional services organizations (Leo Burnett, Cossette) in the […]

Aifred Health Takes 2nd Place in Global IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition

Mental health has been top of mind for all of us amidst the pandemic. Many people, of all ages, have been reporting increased incidents of anxiety, depression and stress. A recent survey shared by KKF notes that 41.1% of adults in the U.S. reported symptoms of anxiety disorder and/or depressive order in January 2021, compared […]

The Intuit Prosperity Accelerator launches a program for AI-focused startups to advance financial prosperity in North America

Intuit Canada and Highline Beta today announced the launch of the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator: AI. The new five-month program aims to leverage the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to advance the financial prosperity of consumers and businesses in North America. The program builds on the strength of the inaugural 2020 Intuit Prosperity Accelerator, which supported […]

Station Fintech Montréal Accelerator Announces 8 Startups in its First Cohort

Highline Beta and FinTech Station, a Finance Montréal initiative, are kicking off the Station Fintech Accelerator with 8 Fintech startups selected for the program.  Capitalizing on the thriving Quebec Fintech ecosystem, the program will support the startup participants from across North America to work towards a corporate partnership through the Station FinTech Accelerator powered by […]

Présentation des 8 start-ups de la première cohorte de l’accélérateur Station FinTech Montréal.

Highline Beta et la Station FinTech, une initiative de Finance Montréal, donnent le coup d’envoi de l’accélérateur Station Fintech en sélectionnant 8 startups en FinTech pour le programme. Capitalisant sur l’écosystème Fintech florissant du Québec, le programme aidera les start-ups participantes provenant de l’Amérique du Nord à travailler en partenariat avec les entreprises grâce à […]

Highline Beta Investor Profile: Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy is one of Highline Beta’s investors, with a fantastic track record at building and selling technology companies. We’re profiling Jim today to talk about the importance of community, persevering through challenges, working on the right problems and investing in companies to grow the ecosystem — and the economy. Jim is a former Engineering […]

Hussam Ayyad Joins Highline Beta as Chief Accelerator Officer

We’re excited to announce that Hussam Ayyad has joined Highline Beta as Chief Accelerator Officer. Hussam brings considerable executive-level experience designing, launching and running startup accelerator programs and strategic partnerships for organizations such as the DMZ and Communitech, in addition to various other work in the tech ecosystem. He’s dedicated much of his professional career […]