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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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There is no finish line. There are only mile markers.

“There is no finish line. There are only mile markers.” – Michael Ventura The ninth week of the Digital Engineering for Space Applications: Modeling and Simulation (#CADES) programming was a success! Allie Clark, Of Counsel at Sage Law Group LLC, spoke to the cohort about equity in lieu

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A Big Business Starts Small

“A big business starts small.” – Richard Branson The first week of the Digital Engineering for Space Applications: Modeling and Simulation (#CADES) cohort was a wonderful success! The week kicked off on Sunday, August 22nd with a Luau for the space community at Catalyst Campus for Technology and

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Space Demo Day Broadens the Scope of Human Potential

“This changes the way we do Space,” says Karl Stolleis, lead for Space Robotics and Logistics for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Space Vehicle Directorate, when speaking about the technology brought forth by small businesses and startups at the Catalyst Accelerator’s (Catalyst) Demo Day for On-Orbit Servicing,

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OSAM Companies Make It To Space

“There are lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.” – Phil Libin, CEO Evernote The sixth week of programming for the On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing (OSAM)

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