May 16, 2018

April 28th, Imagine RIT. THE premier innovation event of the season, and HiBeams claimed their spot as one of the exhibitors!

Hundreds and hundreds of visitors flocked in to the Simone Center, eager to hear about what’s new in the world of technology.

Some notable attrac...

March 27, 2018

March 20, 2018, HiBeams and four other teams were given the opportunity to compete in the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Business Model Competition. The competition allowed the team to really demonstrate their business processes and show off the new Rey v1 prototy...

January 28, 2018

Yesterday, James Kemper, Leondro McHenry, and I were given the opportunity to meet with Austin McChord, CEO and founder of Datto Inc. Austin McChord recently donated an astounding $50 million to the Rochester Institute of Technology, his alma mater. This connection all...

September 1, 2017

Wednesday August 9th, HiBeams and 10 other teams gave their investor pitches at the Simone Center's Investor Demo Night.

This event was meant to show each team's pitches for their startup in the Summer Startup accelerator program. Each team gave amazing presentations sh...

May 25, 2017

So much has happened in the last month!

We are currently preparing to start the Saunders Summer Startup Program. We are going to be moving locations to RIT's Industrial Design Space, Studio 930, where we will be continuing our technology development.

We are also happy to...

May 12, 2017

We are excited to announce that we have launched our first crowdfunding campaign via RIT USEED. Over the next 30 days, this campaign will be our main focus and we hope to gain as much as support as possible! 

This campaign will allow us to grow as a team and continue to...

May 9, 2017

This past weekend at the Rochester Institute of Technology's 10th Annual Imagine RIT Innovation & Creativity Festival, we had the opportunity to unveil our first product offering, IllumiSkate!

We shared our prototypes and demonstrated our technology with guests of all a...

May 6, 2017

We had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion as part of the YEA! Saunders Challenge Competition.

We were able to meet young entrepreneurs and share our experiences with them along with answering any questions they had.

This was such a wonderful experience...

April 22, 2017

We're excited to announce that HiBeams has been accepted into Saunders Summer Startup Program!

This will be a great opportunity for HiBeams to continue to grow and innovate.  We are very grateful for the continued support from RIT's Simone Center.

All of our hard wo...

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HiBeams is a startup, founded by two college students and best friends at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Our mission is: “To create high-quality, innovative technologies that make people's passions and everyday lives brighter.”