Catalyze CU is a summer startup accelerator for teams with the most promising ideas and technologies developed at the university. The program—open to CU Boulder students, faculty and staff—runs for 12 weeks during the summer, beginning in mid-May and culminating in August.

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Catalyze staff and mentors lead you through a customized assessment of your company, leading to a personalized experience including:

  • weekly goal setting and accountability sessions
  • skill and concept workshops
  • networking events
  • intentional mentor connections
  • pitch coaching
  • funding options

Questions? Please contact Catalyze CU Program Director and College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Entrepreneur-in-Residence Karen Crofton at