HIGHLINE December 2015 Update

NEWS, PRESS & UPCOMING EVENTS

by HIGHLINE 9 months ago

As we approach the end of the year we’re excited to see the strong momentum gained in 2015, with both portfolio company follow-on capital after our investment reach $90MEquity Value Created achieve $214M and 8 meaningful exits. Our portfolio founders and teams are working hard to bring the future to life, and it’s exciting to see the HIGHLINE platform help support this acceleration to make their visions a reality.

Several transaction highlights this past month including Meta‘s $6M Round led by Rho Canada Ventures, Koho‘s partnership with VISA and Wantering‘s acquisition by Clique Media.

PORTFOLIO IN THE MEDIA

Our startups continue to attract media attention highlighting their growth.

  • Meta, Artificial Intelligence Platform for Science announces $6M in Funding [PR] & SRI International Licensing Agreement SRI [PR]
  • Koho Announces Partnership with VISA to offer frustrated millennials a big bank alternative [BetaKit | Financial PostGlobe & Mail | TechVibes]
  • Wantering Gets Acquired by Clique Media to help redefine mobile shopping [TechCrunch] [BetaKit]
  • FarmAtHand announces plan to merger with FarmLink [Blog] [TechVibes]
  • Control & Silkstart presented at the Canadian Innovation Exchange Top 20 Awards [Control | Silkstart]
  • How Skift Is Transforming B2B Travel Content [Contently]
  • FameBit Co-Founder, Agnes Kozera recognized as Top 50 socalTECH Winner [socalTECH]
  • Evercondo presented at Product Hunt Toronto [Periscope] [BetaKit]
  • Lighthouse Labs to host 100 students in B.C.’s largest youth coding initiative [The Province]

RECENT MEDIA MENTIONS

For more on what we’ve been up to this quarter, please check out our September 2015October 2015 & November 2015 updates.

Hope to see you in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal & Ottawa in the upcoming weeks.

-The HIGHLINE Team