Why We’re Launching Catalyst

August 7, 2015     / / / / /

When we designed our fellowship back in the spring of 2014, we knew that it would only be the first step in a much longer journey for the teams who wanted to turn their ideas into sustainable, scalable ventures. Over the last few months, we’ve asked ourselves what we could do to better support promising teams – whether fellowship alumni or otherwise – in the later stages of their development. And because of our belief that great products (including programs) start from an understanding of what users need, we went out and asked a lot of other people too. After a couple dozen conversations with entrepreneurs, accelerators, foundations, and investors, here are three things we learned: 1) While timelines, staffing models, and funding… READ POST