What we do
Jorge Montalva, Class of 2016
Cougar Capital partners with venture capital and private equity firms and becomes a member of the syndicate team conducting due diligence on potential investments.
Conduct Due Dilligence
Cougar Capital members conduct primary and secondary research and formulate an investment thesis. Industry partners benefit from the synergistic impact of a student team that can assist in the heavy lifting that is often required in complex transactions or in fast track deals.
Govern Evergreen Portfolio
Cougar Capital members actively manage an evergreen fund on behalf of Brigham Young University. We co-invest between $25,000 and $100,000 alongside industry partners in growing companies across industries, stage, & geographies.
Cougar Capital Launches in 2005March 20, 2005
Cougar Capital isÂ founded in 2005 by Gary Williams with support from industry partners including Frasier Bullock (Sorenson Capital), Gary Crocker (Crocker Ventures), and Blake Modersitzki (Pelion Ventures).
Cougar Capital investment Riverbed has best IPO of 2006September 18, 2006
Riverbed Technology is a solution provider for fundamental problems associated with IT performance across wide area networks.
Forbes names Cougar Capital among most innovative business courses in country.August 10, 2009
“Cougar Capital is an investment fund run like a real firmâ€“by students. In 2007 students made $262,405 in returns on their initial $45,000 investment in Riverbed Technologies, a company that had just made its initial public offering.” Read the full articleÂ here