Catalyze. The Equity Free Accelerator.
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Catalyze CU is a 9 week, summer 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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2015 Companies

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Big Blue Technologies, LLC

Reduces costs and emissions in lightweight metal production, specifically magnesium.

 

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Congo (now known as Lawbooth)

Makes legal consultation easy with an online platform.

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GoodEats Meats

Brings local, high- quality, smoked barbecue to Boulder and beyond

 

 

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Innate

Introduces information display to your bathroom mirror.

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Kitables

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

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Pallas, Inc

Mitigates hair loss in chemotherapy patients with a novel cold cap technology.

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Surya Conversions

Produces hybrid conversion kits for vehicles in developing countries.

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2015 Demo Day

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Vektor TechAutomates the tattoo and hair removal process with robotics technologies

 

 

Meet the Mentors

Erin Arslanagic

Erin Arslanagic

Wells Fargo Technology & Venture Banking
Robert Bailey

Robert Bailey

Patent Attorney, Perkins Coie
Coelyen Barry

Coelyen Barry

Founder and CEO, Createdu and Design Corps
Ted Biderman

Ted Biderman

Attorney, Pearl Street Legal
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
Bret Fund

Bret Fund

Managing Partner at SecureSet
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
Keith Mountain

Keith Mountain

CEO, Phenometry Inc.
Seth Murray

Seth Murray

Engineering Management Program
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.
Trevor Zimmerman

Trevor Zimmerman

Co-founder and Managing Partner at Farmore Capital Group

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  • Rebecca Komarek, Managing Director
  • , Idea Forge, 2445 Kittredge Loop Rd., Boulder, CO
  • @ info@CatalyzeCU.com