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The Catalyst Fund is proud to have invested in a wide range of diverse portfolio companies. Explore them below.

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Megan O’Connor
Founder & CEO

Location: Burlington, MA

N'th Cycle logo - link to Nth Cycle website

Nth Cycle is empowering the evolution of clean energy with innovative technology. Harnessing the power of electricity, they’re transforming waste into a clean, streamlined, and domestic supply of critical minerals. with a focus on recycling ev batteries and other electronic goods, Nth Cycle works with existing players in the ecosystem to provide clean and cost-effective solutions.

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Rahkeem Morris
Founder & CEO

Location: Boston

Hour Work logo - link to HourWork website

HourWork is an hourly employment marketplace and recruitment analytics tool. The platform enables franchisees like McDonald’s to quickly fill open positions by rehiring previous workers and applicants. HourWork’s Founder and CEO Rahkeem is passionate about empowering hourly workers. After dropping out of high school to help his family, he put himself through college and later worked for Google and earned his MBA at Harvard.

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Florence Furaha
CEO & Founder

Location: Newtown, MA

Meet Caregivers logo - link to MeetCaregivers website

MeetCaregivers is a wholistic, online marketplace that’s disrupting the homecare industry. The innovative platform intelligently matches seniors to services they need, including care providers, services, products, and technology. Its proprietary, HIPAA-compliant tracking portal makes coordination between families, caregivers, and care team members seamless and simple. Plus, its matching feature, which is based on five-factor psychometric instruments, has reduced caregiver turnover to under 30 percent — far below the industry standard of 82 percent.

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Dan White
Founder & CEO

Location: Holyoke, MA

Clean Crop Technologies logo - link to Clean Crop Technologies website

Clean Crop Technologies is committed to providing next-generation solutions for crop loss and food safety. Their innovations improve crop yield and extend shelf life, in turn reducing food waste. The Clean Crop treatment is both versatile and unique in that it maintains food quality and is calibrated for a wide range of crop types and use cases.

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Thyme Sullivan | Denielle Finkelstein
Founder & CEO | Co-Founder & President

Location: Duxbury, MA

The Organic Project logo - link to The Organic project website

The Organic Project — known as TOP — is a women-owned, social impact brand bringing organic, plant-based sustainability to feminine care. TOP has experienced executive CPG founders who are focused on targeting Gen X Moms and their Gen Z daughters. In addition to a unique product assortment, TOP’s multichannel distribution strategy and diversified supply chain set the brand apart.

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Schendy Kernizan
CEO & Founder

Location: Boston

Rapid Liquid Print logo - link to Rapid Liquid Print logo

Rapid Liquid Print is a 3D printing and injection molding company that utilizes different polymers and software to develop unique products in zero gravity. Using this groundbreaking technology, they can produce customized prosthetics at affordable prices and rapid prototype everything from shoes to interior design products. So far, the company has collaborated with several notable car companies and shoe brands.

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Camille Martin
Founder & CEO

Location: Burlington, MA

Seaspire logo - link to Seaspire Skincare website

Seaspire Skincare is a first-of-its-kind developer of performance colorants and active ingredients intended to replace harmful ingredients in sunscreens and skincare products. The company’s product scatters and absorbs light while protecting against a broad spectrum of ultraviolet radiation. This technology stems from the octopus’ amazing color-changing capabilities.

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Nick Martinelli

Location: Deerfield, MA

Marty's Local logo - link to Marty's Local website

Marty's Local is a mission-driven, full-service distribution company serving local farmers and regional food producers. The B2B company provides marketing, buyers, trucking, and logistics for high-quality produce and food products. Through this work, Marty’s Local is building economies and creating jobs in rural Massachusetts. The company is also dedicated to lessening environmental impact by reducing carbon emissions and creating a more responsible and sustainable regional food system.

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Brittany Palmer
Founder & CEO

Location: Wayland, MA

Beeyonder logo - link to Beeyonder website.

Beeyonder is an online marketplace offering live and interactive virtual travel experiences from qualified guides around the world. Beeyonder is working to create equal access to travel for people with conditions that prevent or inhibit travel, as well as a sense of community among seniors, students, individuals, and organizations.

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Helen Adeosun
Founder & CEO

Location: Boston, MA

Care Academy logo - link to CareAcademy website

CareAcademy is a specialized online training platform providing education to home care professionals. The platform offers courses in a range of topics, such as infection, control, nutrition, meal prep, and dementia. Targeting small and medium-sized home care agencies, CareAcademy offers mobile-first training with portable credentials for caregivers. By affording caregivers professional development and upskilling opportunities on the job, the company is offering solutions that bridge the gap between employer and caregiver.

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Jay Grayson | Kate Terry
Founder & CEO | Co-Founder & COO

Location: Cambridge, MA

Surround Insurance logo - link to Surround Insurance website

Surround Insurance offers bundled insurance for urban and freelance professionals whose lives don’t fit the mold for traditional insurance. Offering speed, flexibility, and competitive pricing, the company’s products are customized to the needs of modern life. With bundling options such as non-owned car insurance, renter’s insurance, bike insurance, and freelance worker insurance, Surround Insurance brings valuable protection to underserved populations.

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Tanya Van Court
CEO & Founder

Location: Boston, MA

GoalSetter logo - link to Goalsetter website

Goalsetter is a fintech company delivering a suite of inclusive financial literacy and banking products. Goalsetter gives children a fun way to learn key financial concepts in an age appropriate, playful, digestible format. Children can track spending and budget while earning rewards for content comprehension.

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Kurt Edwards | Angel Edwards
CEO & Co-Founder | COO & Co-Founder

Location: Boston, MA

Pyxai logo - link to Pyxai website

Pyxai - Developer of human resource platform intended to offer video assessment technology focusing on soft skills, culture, and diversity for hiring employees. The company's platform helps companies eliminate unintended biases in the hiring process and identifies talent that would otherwise be overlooked which is done by using AI to screen every applicant with open-ended, situational judgment tests, enabling employers to screen and ranks job applicants using information not available on applicant resumes.

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Jamil Karriem
CEO & Founder

Location: Boston, MA

Hiki logo - link to Hiki app website

Hiki - Hiki’s application-based dating and friend matchmaking platform was built for the autistic community. It allows users to create profiles and engage in conversations through private messages, enabling adults with neurodivergent conditions to find friends and address loneliness.

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Carla Small
CEO & Founder

Location: Needham, MA

Early Bird Logo - link to Early Bird Education website

Early Bird Education - Developer of cloud-based educational software designed to offer early detection of literacy challenges and appropriate, customized instruction. The company's platform detects literacy challenges including predicting risk for dyslexia and offers screening, dashboard and data analytics, customized instruction, resources, evidence-based tools, and support to translate data into meaningful action, enabling teachers, parents, pediatricians, and other clinicians to help students get back on track.

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Michael Docktor
Founder & CEO

Location: Great Barrington, MA

Dock Heath logo - link to Dock Health website

Dock Health - Developer of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)-compliant task management and workflow automation software designed for healthcare team collaboration. The company's platform offers a reliable, secure, and well-designed system, that empowers healthcare teams of every size, setting, and specialty as they work to transform their organizations and processes, enabling the clinical and administrative workforce of any healthcare organization to work more efficiently.

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Ali Forsyth
Founder & CEO

Location: Burlington, MA

Alloy Enterprises logo - link to Alloy Enterprises website

Alloy Enterprises - Developer of industrial engineering and manufacturing technology designed to tackle deficiencies in the production of aluminum parts. The company has developed an aluminum additive technology to produce fully dense and low-cost parts without using expensive and hazardous powders, enabling clients to eliminate limitations associated with manufacturing methods that hold back innovation and hinder progress in lightweight and emissions reduction.

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Jose LaSalle
Founder & CEO

Location: South Deerfield, MA

Florrent logo - link to Florrent website

Florrent - Developer of next generation of high energy density ultracapacitors designed to make a transition to a resilient, renewable, and equitable energy economy. The company's ultracapacitors are manufactured from abundant and regenerative hemp biomass from their network of (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) BIPOC farmers, and help to stabilize electrical grids and address critical bottlenecks for the adoption of renewable energies.

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Derek Canton
Founder & CEO

Location: NYC/Boston

Paer Pay logo - link to PaerPay website

Paerpay is a financial technology company providing contactless payment tools for touchless commerce. Paerpay helps merchants accept contactless payments with tools that create an unmatched touchless experience, maximize the lifetime value of patrons, offer better card processing rates, and empower merchants to thrive in a world of touchless commerce.