“They say genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Catalyst perspires alongside their CEOs. That is commitment..”– Tim Chi, CEO, WeddingWire
"The Catalyst team and their advisory board members have added exceptional value, helping us build our team, develop strategies for growth and breach hard-to-crack-open doors. Their input has been invaluable."Paul Lightfoot, CEO, BrightFarms
“As entrepreneurs, we deal with a lot of investors who don’t understand the markets we operate in – not so with the Catalyst team – they become an extension of your strategic thinking.”- Emil Saygeh, CEO, Codero
“Catalyst’s experience and understanding of the tower industry, support of management, and the firm’s network have helped us grow from a $100 million valuation to more than $1 billion”- David Weisman, CEO, InSite Wireless
"The Catalyst team and their advisory board members have added exceptional value, helping us build our team, develop strategies for growth and breach hard-to-crack-open doors. Their input has been invaluable. I can’t recommend them highly enough."- Rick Stollmeyer, CEO, Mindbody
\r\nCatalyst Investors is a growth equity venture capital firm investing in technology-enabled businesses. Founded in 1999 and currently investing out of our $377 million fourth fund, we employ a proactive, research-based approach to investing.\r\n
\r\nWe target sectors that are experiencing above-average growth relative to the broader market. We utilize our proactive research program and dedicated Catalyst Advisory Group of seasoned technology entrepreneurs to recognize important market trends early. We identify and invest in world-class companies and management teams to capitalize on those trends.\r\n
Your Catalyst for Growth.
\r\nWe are true growth equity investors – our returns are driven primarily by our companies’ growth, not by the use of excessive debt financing. We work in partnership with entrepreneurs to ensure that they have the full array of strategic, tactical, and financial tools to excel in fast-moving, competitive industries. We call this collaborative process the Catalyst Way.\r\n\r\n
The Catalyst Way
Partner With Management
rnCatalyst collaborates with management teams to buy, build, and grow enduring companies by providing strategic and financial support. Our active board participation and industry expertise enable us to work together with management to achieve common goals.rnrnWe always strive to take the long view and recognize the critical importance of working with management to build companies of enduring value.