Cougar Capital is a student-run venture capital and private equity fund run by 2nd-year MBA students at the Marriott School at Brigham Young University.
Cougar Capital partners with venture capital and private equity firms and becomes a member of the syndicate team conducting due diligence on potential investments. When appropriate, Cougar Capital will co-invest with the industry partners in the deal.
Started in 2005, Cougar Capital has produced alumni currently working in private equity, venture capital, investment banking, and award-winning entrepreneurial startups. Forbes magazine recently designated Cougar Capital as one of the most innovative business classes in America.
February 12th, 2017|Comments Off on VCIC Regional Finals – 1st Place
The BYU 2017 team wins 1st Place in the Regional VCIC Finals at the CU Boulder campus. Congratulations to each team member: Front Row (Left to Right) Jordan Roper Dave Christison Mark Broadbent Back Row Corbin [...]
February 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Chatbooks Raises $11.5M
Cougar Capital is pleased to announce its participation in the $11.5MM Series B round of Chatbooks, an existing Cougar Capital portfolio company. The round was led by Aries Capital Partners. Chatbooks provides a subscription-based photo book [...]
January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Investment in Neurala’s Series A
Cougar Capital is pleased to announce its participation in the Series A investment round of Neurala, a machine-learning/AI company. The Series A round was led by Pelion Venture Partners and included Tim Draper, Sherpa Capital, and [...]