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The Fund raises Fund with Focus on Women-Led, Woman-Founded Startups with Help from Bryce Catalyst Team

OCTOBER 21, 2021
Fund XX, which will invest in pre-seed and seed companies, was founded by Gabriela Isturiz a successful 2X entrepreneur and Bryce Catalyst Advisor, alongside Allison Stoloff , an investor at Hanaco Ventures; Sylvia Kuyel vice president of revenue at JumpCloud; and Ragini Holloway, senior vice president of people at Affirm. All four are on the investment committee. 

“They have to be venture-backable and tech-enabled,” stated Isturiz . “We believe women are building $1 billion businesses, and we have an advantage in finding them. We get to see deals before venture capitalists, and our secret sauce is our network of LPs that helps us get to know amazing founders.” 

Early investors in Fund XX to date include Deane Price, CEO of Aderant; Cathy Kenton CEO at Legal Tech Media Group;  Angela Sebastian CEO of Levenfeld Pearlstein; Elysia Everett Burns, former CSIO of DLA Piper; Cary Burch and Erik Baklid co-founder’s of Bryce Catalyst.

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Bryce Catalyst investment dealcloser Obtains SOC 2 Type 2 Certification

AUGUST 26, 2021
dealcloser, a cloud-based platform that modernizes the deal closing process for corporate lawyers, announces today that it is now a SOC 2 Type 2 certified company after passing its annual audit with no exceptions.

“As operators for operators, we have an affinity for closely held and operator-owned companies that are in need of growth capital and experienced operators,” said Cary Burch, President and CEO of Bryce Catalyst.

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Innovative Product and Technology leader Leon Hounshell joins Bryce Catalyst powerhouse Advisory Team

FEBRUARY 9, 2021
“Bryce Catalyst’s operators for operators approach fits nicely into my wheelhouse,” said Leon. “I believe my background in both cyber security and the start-up space will allow me to help the team make knowledgeable decisions when working with these in-demand companies. I look forward to bringing my expertise to the team and being part of the continual rapid growth of Bryce Catalyst.”

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Dan Wales joins fund Bryce Catalyst and takes on role of chief growth officer

FEBRUARY 2, 2021
“The team is excited to work with Dan as we look for opportunities in the Legal Tech space,” said Cary Burch, CEO of Bryce Catalyst. “He has two successful legal tech exits making him the right voice to guide and advise us on important relationships in this industry.”

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US investment firm Bryce Catalyst closes $1.75m seed round in dealcloser

JANUARY 26, 2021
Bryce Catalyst, which is part of management company Bryce Partners, is raising the $100m through a SPV. Speaking to Legal IT Insider, Burch, who says the fund is about “operators helping operators”, tells us: “Bryce Catalyst is unique because we’re bundling up three pieces that need to work together. We’re not private equity or venture capital; we’re operators running businesses and raising money to help people like us.”

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Cary Burch and Erik Baklid spearhead launch of new $100m growth capital fund Bryce Catalyst

OCTOBER 19, 2020
In the small print investors are told that until they make 120% of what they invest Bryce Capital takes nothing and Burch says: “We make more money the more successful the investors are.”

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