Core to our mission at Highline Beta is finding creative ways to connect corporations to startups in a way that benefits them both. If you're interested in learning more about our Startup Train Corporate Patron Program, please email Brydon on our team directly.
Corporate Patron Program
Startup Train started as a grassroots initiative in 2012 led by Brydon Gilliss. Since then, the train has hosted a first-class train car every year from Toronto to Startupfest in Montreal.
By bringing together leading startups, investors, and mentors, Startup Train allows passengers to meet new friends, find a new partner or investor, and partake in world-class mentoring.
The pre-events, online shared space, and the Ontario Startup Tent have always been geared towards helping attendees leverage the real opportunity that Startupfest presents.
Startup Train Founder
Highline Beta is a startup co-creation and new venture development company.
By leveraging the operating model of startups, the best practices of the country’s premier accelerators, and the strategic lens of VCs, Highline Beta works closely with enterprises to launch market-leading ventures.
“The Startup Train is arguably the most valuable aspect of Startup Festival for Ontario entrepreneurs. It's more than just sticking awesome people in a contained space for five hours. You walk in as strangers and leave as a community ready to tackle the festival together. If only every startup conference could offer this unique experience”