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.
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 [...]