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Highline BETA is a startup co-creation and new venture development company. Combining startup operating models and our investor experience, we help companies launch market-leading new ventures.

We partner with leading enterprises like RBC, AB InBev, and Morneau Shepell to build the future of their industries. Through our corporate programs, we help innovation teams uncover market opportunities that their companies are uniquely positioned to tackle. Through New Venture Co-Creation, we partner with enterprises to launch new ventures. Through our investment vehicles, we provide seed and pre-seed funding to co-created companies and in startups tackling corporate challenges.


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Marcus Daniels
Founding Partner

Marcus Daniels is a Founding Partner of Highline BETA. Marcus is the co-founder & former CEO of HIGHLINE vc, former Managing Director of Extreme Startups, and has been angel investor through MeshSquared Ventures for over 7 years. He has 20+ years as a serial entrepreneur & new ventures operating executive who’s deeply passionate about transforming industries through combining his startup acceleration & pre-seed investing expertise.

LinkedIn | @marcusdaniels

Ben Yoskovitz
Founding Partner

Ben Yoskovitz is a Founding Partner of Highline BETA. He is an experienced founder, investor, author, and product manager. Ben is co-author of Lean Analytics, and has spoken globally and consulted with startups and large enterprises on leveraging data to build better products faster. Previously, Ben was the VP Product at VarageSale, VP Product at GoInstant (acq. $CRM), and Co-Founder/CEO of Standout Jobs.

LinkedIn | @byosko

Lauren Robinson
Venture Partner, COO

Lauren Robinson is a Venture Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Highline BETA. She is an active speaker and recognized leader in the Canadian tech, accelerator and innovation ecosystems. Lauren is also Executive Director of Female Funders, a Highline BETA Venture empowering and educating 1000 women to make their first angel investment. Previously, Lauren led operations at HIGHLINE vc, was head of operations at Extreme Startups, and spent the early part of her career in Investment Banking, helping companies drive growth through equity financing, mergers & acquisitions.

LinkedIn | @LR_Ventures


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