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Catapult VC

Catapult VC

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Investment Focus

Catapult VC is a seed stage VC firm serving entrepreneurs from emerging ecosystems outside Silicon Valley, across N America and Europe, and helping them achieve global scale. Founded in 2017, Catapult VC is a venture capital firm headquartered in Palo Alto, California. The firm prefers to invest in seed-stage, early-stage, and later-stage companies. The firm prefers to invest in the software sector in North America, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe.

Scout Program Details

We have adopted a seed scout or venture partner strategy. Our Seed Scouts are often angel investors we already know and have co-invested with in the past, former and current founders the firm has worked with in the past. and people like that who have strong deal flow from the area but are not institutionalized in any sense. They might be writing small checks on their own but that’s it. We bring them onto our platform, provide more capital for them to deploy on our behalf, and share economics with them on investment on which we collaborate. It’s a win-win. These relationships provide us local and cultural expertise in a new ecosystem, and a point person to lead investments and provide mentorship. It also provides the firm an asset who can liaison with the constituencies in that ecosystem daily – coffees with founders and angels, meetups, launch parties, demo days, and the like – and build our brand and our access to great founders and opportunities, writ large. The net effect is to provide Catapult first look at many, if not most, of the exciting startups emanating from that emerging ecosystem in ways that other VCs simply won’t have.

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