Category: BLOG

Work remotely: Starting a new role in the time of COVID-19

COVID-19 is infiltrating every aspect of life. So what’s it like to start in a new role in the time of global pandemic? We sat down with Benjamin Prigent, our new Senior Product Designer at Highline Beta to talk about this unique experience we know others may share right now, as employers and employees.

Highline Beta Grows Into Quebec: CBC Montreal reports

Mike Finnerty of CBC’s Daybreak Montreal sat down with Marcus Daniels, CEO & Founding Partner of Highline Beta to discuss their latest exciting venture – a new Montreal office. Montreal’s economy is doing well, the artificial intelligence sector is booming alongside gaming, higher education and innovation. And so Highline Beta has opened a new Montreal location to add to its offices in Vancouver and New York.

With Farming in Their DNA, These Tech Entrepreneurs Are Using Data to Change the Future of Agriculture

On the surface, the industries of farming and finance couldn’t look any more different. Sachin Shende, with farming in his blood and degrees in agricultural engineering and computational hydraulics, begs to differ. While working as a quantitative developer in London’s asset management sector, he started noticing the similarities between the fields.  “The concept of managing […]

Take a Portfolio Approach to Launching New Ventures

Successful startups usually don’t win with their first idea or first product. There are many examples of startups that pivoted (in some cases multiple times), or completely reinvented themselves, in order to win. Starbucks started selling espresso machines and beans door-to-door before pivoting to coffee shops on every corner. Avon started as door-to-door book sales, only to […]

Connecting learners with innovative experiences at Pearson Online Learning Services

Connecting learners with innovative experiences at Pearson Online Learning Services Rachel Sumner, Regional Partnership Director at Pearson Embanet, shares with Highline BETA how she is enabling others to realize their economic potential through the design and delivery of learning experiences intended to enhance employability. When I look back at my career, it is a number of […]