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The Opportunity

Toronto, ON, Canada Technology and Digital Media Experienced Full-time

We're on a mission to transform industries globally, through new venture creation and building a new, scalable model for startup investing and corporate innovation that works. Highline BETA helps forward-thinking enterprises innovate faster and co-create new ventures in the areas of FinTech, InsurTech, Digital Health and CPG.

To do that, we need entrepreneurially-minded individuals interested in the intersection of corporate innovation and the startup ecosystem. As a New Venture Associate, you thrive on working on a diverse set of projects with corporate clients, engaging in the startup ecosystem and helping to drive new venture and investment opportunities.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

What you'll do:

  • Help create & support new ventures with our clients through the application of Lean Startup and Design Thinking methodologies (e.g. research, problem validation, experimentation, prototyping, etc.)
  • Get your hands (very, very) dirty with potentially more than one venture/project at a time
  • Guide clients through doing (versus telling) to empower them towards new venture creation

What you'll need

Qualifications

You're perfect for this role if you:

  • Have a strong interest in both Highline BETA's mission and corporate innovation
  • Are doer above all else -- read: get shit done.
  • Believe in the efficacy and value of Lean Startup / Design Thinking (e.g. getting out of the building, interviewing, researching, prototyping, learning, etc.)
  • Enjoy a diversity of projects and work (lots of context shifting)
  • Are comfortable being uncomfortable
  • Have a strong, team-oriented work ethic with willingness to work independently and autonomously

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years new venture experience (in roles ranging from product management to running a startup)
  • Experience in digital / technology industries
  • Experience in startups is a bonus
  • Proven experience in applying problem solving skills (quantitative, conceptual, analytical)
  • Comfortable with interacting with senior level executives and investors
  • Highly motivated with a strong interest in business development and relationship management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We're looking for

Core Skills

Creative Problem Solving Design Thinking Business Innovation Lean Startup Business Model Mapping Innovation Management Early-stage Startups

A little bit about us

Highline BETA

Highline BETA is a startup co-creation company that partners with leading corporations to launch new ventures in the areas of FinTech, InsurTech, Digital Health and CPG.

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