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Camaraderie doesn’t happen by accident; developing a strong sense of trust, accountability, and togetherness around team goals requires intentional effort.

“Camaraderie doesn’t happen by accident; developing a strong sense of trust, accountability, and togetherness around team goals requires intentional effort.” – Don Yaeger Last week, the Catalyst Accelerator’s International Space Domain Awareness (SDA) cohort wrapped up the final week of the program with much excitement. Even in the

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Never invest in a business you cannot understand.

October 10 – 14, 2022 During Week 6 of the Catalyst Accelerator, cohort companies were able to hear from numerous investors, experts on scaling a business, and others in working with the Government.  Additionally, companies heard from one of their Commercial Sherpas, Microsoft, Dr. Jaime Stearns from AFRL/RV,

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A team is a group of people with different abilities, talents, experience, and backgrounds who have come together for a shared purpose. Despite their individual differences, that common goal provides the thread that defines them as a team.

“A team is a group of people with different abilities, talents, experience, and backgrounds who have come together for a shared purpose. Despite their individual differences, that common goal provides the thread that defines them as a team.” It was another wonderful week for the Catalyst Accelerator’s International

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I never dreamed about success – I worked for it.

“I never dreamed about success – I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder The first week of the International Space Domain Awareness (#CASDA) cohort was very exciting! The week kicked off with a warm welcome from the Catalyst Accelerator and Catalyst Campus teams before we jumped into cohort

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The Inaugural Catalyst Government Business Boot Camp

The Catalyst Government Business Boot Camp launched June 14-23. This two-week event was sponsored by the Small Business Administration’s SBIR/STTR office and United States Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate. The Boot Camp was geared toward helping tech-based startups and small businesses that have not formerly worked

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Finding Solutions to Meet the Challenges of Hybrid Data Movement

On May 26, 2022, eight companies concluded their 3-month Catalyst Accelerator journey with an on-site demonstration day at Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation. This event brought over 100 attendees from the community. In attendance were Air Force, Space Force, and other Government personnel, subject matter experts from

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To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big.

“To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big.” — Aristotle Onassis The seventh week of the Hybrid Data Movement (#CAHDM) kicked off with an in-depth discussion about Amergint Technologies given by Brian Zimbelman. Amerigent is a current Sponsor for this cohort and Commercial Sherpa

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To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.

“To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.” –  Bill Gates The fifth week of the Hybrid Data Movement (#CAHDM) kicked off with an incredible briefing from Adam Velie, Opportunity Pipeline Manager at Booz Allen Hamilton. Adam donated a great amount of his time to speak

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Eight Companies Join Catalyst Accelerator’s Hybrid Data Movement Cohort

Eight small businesses will come together from across the United States for the Catalyst Accelerator’s cohort focused on Hybrid Data Movement. The Catalyst Accelerator, powered by the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/RV), was developed to promote technology advancement for the warfighter and guide technology transfer

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U.S. Space Force Invites Hybrid Data Movement Technology

Catalyst Accelerator, powered by both the Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, and SpaceWERX, is currently accepting applications is seeking Hybrid Data Movement technologies for its 3-month Spring Accelerator. Applications are currently being accepted for small businesses and startups possessing dual-use technology that can be used by

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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao-Tzu The eleventh week of the Digital Engineering for Space Applications: Modeling and Simulation (#CADES) programming was filled with excitement. On Monday and Tuesday, the cohort members were busy filming their Demo Day pitches for the

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