Category: ACCELERATORS

AB InBev’s 100+ Sustainability Accelerator Holds 2nd Demo Day with 13 Startups

AB InBev’s second cohort of startups in the 100+ Sustainability Accelerator, powered by Highline Beta came to an end with the #DemoDay100 event. The event was attended by partners, NGOs, investors, large corporates, AB InBev employees and more. The goal of 100+ Accelerator is to fast-track pilots between startups and AB InBev and help validate their solutions in the sustainability space across climate action, circular packaging, smart agriculture, water stewardship and smart drinking.

Inside the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator’s Kickoff Week

It has been a busy few weeks as the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator welcomed its inaugural cohort to the virtual program. During the kickoff week, the eight startups were greeted by Intuit Canada’s Country Manager, David Marquis, Innovation Catalyst team to get a crash course in what to expect in the next 4 exciting months to come.

Join our info session on Safe x Connected Cities Accelerator

Recently, we announced that applications were open for the 2nd cohort of Safe x Connected Cities Accelerator in partnership with Aviva Canada. The focus is on road safety, and we’re now looking for great startups to join the program in 2021. On December 2nd, we will be hosting an information session to share more details […]

Safe x Connected Cities Accelerator is ready for applications

We’re excited to announce that the Safe x Connected Cities Accelerator we launched in partnership with Aviva Canada is now open for applications. Our focus remains on road safety, but with an eye to the impact of COVID-19. We’ve added a new challenge under the broader topic of road safety: The New Normal. As our cities adapt to COVID-19, we’re interested in solutions that support increased pedestrian traffic, social distancing while traveling, enhancements to public transit and more.

Intuit Canada announces eight startups joining the inaugural cohort of Canadian accelerator

Intuit Canada, a leading global financial platform company known for products such as TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, and Highline Beta, a venture studio and venture capital firm, today announced the inaugural cohort of eight startups that have been welcomed to the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator. Selected startups of the Intuit Prosperity Accelerator, powered by Highline Beta, will pilot innovative tech solutions positioned to help Canadian small businesses and consumers address urgent financial health challenges that have been advanced due to COVID-19.

Meet the CEO of BanQu: Empowering Farmers Through Blockchain with AB InBev

Ashish Gadnis is the Co-Founder and CEO at BanQu Inc., a software company that’s helping unbanked populations in developing countries to build financial identities using its Blockchain technology. Since joining Anheuser-Busch InBev’s 100+ Sustainability Accelerator powered by Highline Beta – the company has achieved an impressive 100% growth rate (onboarding 300,000 last-mile-first-mile – up from 3000 in 2017), and developed partnerships with big players like Nestle, IDB, RSM Spain and Japan Tobacco.