Marcus Daniels

CEO in Toronto Ontario Canada

Marcus Daniels

CEO in Toronto Ontario Canada

Marcus Daniels is a digital product entrepreneur, pre-seed venture capitalist and corporate accelerator expert that helps co-create startups with the Global 500.

A Founding Partner of Highline BETA which is a Startup Co-Creation company launching new ventures with corporations. Co-Founder & CEO of HIGHLINE, a pre-seed vc that helps digital startups get institutional follow-on capital. Based in Toronto & Vancouver, HIGHLINE has 35 active companies, 15 exits and $210 million of follow-on capital.

Founder/Chairman of MeshSquared Ventures that makes investments into seed funds. Prior to HIGHLINE Marcus was the Managing Director of Extreme Startups, a VC-backed startup accelerator where he did 9 investments and transformed its model by leading the merger with GrowLab. Former COO at TrendHunter.com, the world's #1 Trendspotting website with over 2 billion views & an innovation partner to Fortune 500 brands.

With over 20 years of digital startup leadership experience over 7 ventures and significant board experience in the community, Marcus is passionate about helping new ventures that HQ in Canada that have ambitions to win globally.

He holds an MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen's University, a BA in Psychology & Economics from McGill University and completed the Venture Capital Executive Program from UC Berkeley.

  • Work
    • HIGHLINE
  • Education
    • McGill University
    • Queen's University
    • Haas School of Business