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
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
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
- 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
A little bit about us
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.