Catalyze CU Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 47

  • Portfolio
  • 25

  • Exits
  • 20


Catalyze CU General Information

Company Description

Catalyze CU is an accelerator based in Boulder, Colorado.The firm combines mentorship and equity free grants with the University's promising ideas and technologies to launch businesses and technologies through intensive learning experiences.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Office
  • Room 108
  • 500 30th Street
  • Boulder, CO 80309
  • United States

Catalyze CU Investments (47)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
LingDisco 09-Feb-2023 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Startup
Adapted 01-Jan-2023 000000000000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Startup
Bring Back Boredom 01-Jan-2023 000000000000 Accessories Startup
LumaDraft 01-Jan-2023 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Shotlist Studios 01-Jan-2023 000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Kegstand 01-Feb-2022 000000000000 0000 Other Commercial Products Generating Revenue
Hyperskn 25-Jan-2022 000000000000 0000 Biotechnology Out of Business
Birk 01-Jan-2022 000000000000 Beverages Generating Revenue
Blade-Aid 01-Jan-2022 Accelerator/Incubator Recreational Goods Generating Revenue
Silk by Laura 01-Jan-2022 Accelerator/Incubator Personal Products Generating Revenue
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Catalyze CU Exits (20)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Social Dynamic 01-Dec-2022 Out of Business
Hyperskn 14-Sep-2022 000 00 00000000
NoEstra 18-May-2022 000 00 00000000
Loopsketch 31-Mar-2022 000 00 00000000
Qualify 15-Jul-2021 000 00 00000000
Pallas 01-Jul-2021 000000000 00000000
Myra Makes 01-Aug-2020 000 00 00000000
Fanzee (Social/Platform Software) 01-Apr-2020 000 00 00000000
Glimpse (Application Software) 01-Apr-2020 Out of Business
Surya Conversions 01-Feb-2020 Out of Business
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Catalyze CU Management, Team & Partners (4)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Patrick O'Rourke Executive Vice Chancellor & Chief Operating Officer Boulder, CO
Tim O'Shea Program Director 0 Boulder, CO
Rebecca Komarek Ph.D Idea Forge Associate Director 0 Boulder, CO
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Catalyze CU FAQs

  • What is Catalyze CU?

    Catalyze CU is an accelerator based in Boulder, Colorado.

  • Who is the founder of Catalyze CU?

    Fletcher Richman is the founder of Catalyze CU.

  • Where is Catalyze CU headquartered?

    Catalyze CU is headquartered in Boulder, CO.

  • How many investments has Catalyze CU made?

    Catalyze CU has made 47 investments.

  • What has Catalyze CU invested in?

    Catalyze CU has made numerous investments in companies like LingDisco, Adapted, and Bring Back Boredom within the Educational and Training Services (B2C), Services (B2C Non-Financial), and Accessories industries.

  • What has Catalyze CU invested in recently?

    Catalyze CU's latest investment was on 09-Feb-2023 in LingDisco, a company within the Educational and Training Services (B2C) industry.

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