About Us

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.

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VCIC Global Competition

April 9th, 2016|0 Comments

The BYU 2016 team brings home the Global VCIC Championship. Official BYU News Release Congratulations to each team member: Doug Hicken Jono Castleton Jorge Montalva Brad Hoke Erika Nash

Health Catalyst Ranked 136th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500

January 7th, 2016|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, today announced it ranked No. 136 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing [...]

Degreed raises $21M

January 7th, 2016|0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today Degreed, the edtech company that has created a universal way to empower and recognize all forms of professional and lifelong learning, announced a $21 million Series B [...]

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Through fund raising efforts, donors provide the necessary funding to allow students in Cougar Capital the opportunity to co-invest along side private equity firms in industry leading deals.

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