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.


Portfolio Company Updates

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 [...]

Team announced for VCIC Regional Competition

July 31st, 2012|0 Comments

The VCIC team for the February Competition has been selected.  Representing BYU in the 2016 event will be the following: Doug Hicken Jono Castleton Jorge Montalva Brad Hoke Erika Nash Congratulations to each team member [...]

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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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