Catalyze. The Equity Free Accelerator.
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2015 Companies

Appleseed

Introducing information display to your bathroom mirror

Big Blue

Reducing costs and emissions in lightweight metal production, specifically magnesium

BlueStar

Mitigating hair loss in chemotherapy patients with a novel cold cap technology

Congo

Making legal consultation easy with an online platform

Good Eats Meats

Bringing local, high quality smoked barbecue to Boulder and beyond

Kitables

Putting all of the components for your next DIY project in one, organized container shipped to your door

Skinlapz

Automating the tattoo and hair removal process with robotics technologies

Surya

Producing hybrid conversion kits for vehicles in developing countries, specifically rickshaws.

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Catalyze CU is a 9 week startup accelerator designed for CU Students and Faculty. Catalyze CU combines world class mentorship and equity free grants with the University’s most promising ideas and technologies. Through this combination, Catalyze CU provides the driving force to make these ideas and technologies succeed.

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GRANTS

All teams accepted to the program will receive a $4500 grant as well as in-kind services and free space at Spark Boulder!

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MENTORSHIP

Catalyze CU provides all its teams with world class mentorship, designed to take teams to the next level.

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EQUITY FREE

Catalyze CU gives grants, not investments. That means you keep 100% of your equity!

2014 Companies


Icon Pulse

IconPulse measures athletes and team’s brand influence while providing in-depth analytics about their fan-base.

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Shinesty helps people who want to look awesome find unique and outrageous clothing for theme parties and events.

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SolVia Solar is an AgTech developer and manufacturer that provides solar irrigation systems to farmers in the developing world.Their product will provide an affordable farming solution that can help break the poverty cycle.


Mallinda

Mallinda leverages its novel polymer chemistry to manufacture plastics for orthotics and occupational therapy med devices that can be custom-fitted at a fraction of the cost and time of traditional methods

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Dynamic Measurement Solutions designed a novel device, which measures displacement of a residual limb within a prosthetic socket during dynamic movements along multiple axes.

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QuintEssentials makes personal care in college easy by shipping toiletries to students on behalf of parents.


Meet the Mentors

Remy Arteaga

Remy Arteaga

Director, Deming Center for Entreprneurship
Coelyen Barry

Coelyen Barry

Founder and CEO, Createdu and Design Corps
Ted Biderman

Ted Biderman

Attorney, Sage Law Group
Rich Boyan

Rich Boyan

Technology Program Manager, Century Link
Loren Burnett

Loren Burnett

Chairman e-Chromic Technologies
Dave Cass

Dave Cass

CEO, Uvize
Keith Dragon

Keith Dragon

CEO, Dragon Dev
Brad Feld

Brad Feld

Managing Director at Foundry Group
Sandy Grason

Sandy Grason

CMO, FG Press
Rick Han

Rick Han

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Tyler Hartung

Tyler Hartung

COO, Unreasonable Institute
Sue Heilbronner

Sue Heilbronner

Chief Catalyst, Boulder Ideas
Eben Johnson

Eben Johnson

Technology Entrepreneur, Operator, Investor
Eric Kessner

Eric Kessner

Principal Attorney at Kessner Law Firm, LLC
Rich Maloy

Rich Maloy

CEO, Cognent Calculations
Dave Mangum

Dave Mangum

Corporate Associate, Dorsey Whitney
John Minnihan

John Minnihan

CEO & Cofounder, ModernRepo
Seth Murray

Seth Murray

Engineering Management Program
Steve Olson

Steve Olson

Senior Finance and Operations Executive
Amy Rosenblum

Amy Rosenblum

Founder & Principal, Cultivation Center, LLC
Seth Rosenberg

Seth Rosenberg

SVP, Good Sam
Todd Siegler

Todd Siegler

Chief Financial Officer, Market Force
Liz Snowden

Liz Snowden

Co-founder and SVP of Sales and Marketing, Access Health
Eva Yao

Eva Yao

Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
Daniel Zacek

Daniel Zacek

CTO, 9-1-1 Labs, Inc.

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