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Investing in Waterloo Region

Built by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs.

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The Catalyst Capital Story

Catalyst Capital was founded in 2019 to link accredited investors to technology & real-estate opportunities in Kitchener-Waterloo Region. The founding team is passionate about entrepreneurship and started Catalyst Capital to make a meaningful contribution to the local community.

Our Portfolio

Supply + Protect

Canada’s largest marketplace for Canadian-made PPE


Catalyst Commons

Industry-led co-working space for ambitious companies of all sizes


Affordable Housing

Development of four 56 unit apartments in the City of Kitchener


The industry leader in helping cities achieve their smart city visions


Our Team

Amber French

Amber French

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Amber has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo and has extensive experience in private capital placement and a passion for working with entrepreneurs.
Kurtis McBride

Kurtis McBride

Co-Founder & General Partner

Kurtis has a Masters of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo and has co-founded & operated both technology companies and real-estate projects.

Interested in working together?

If you are interested in learning more about our approach, our projects or our team, don’t hesitate to reach out today!

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