CATALYST IS A PROFESSIONAL, COLLABORATIVE COWORKING SPACE ON THE 5TH FLOOR OF THE ONE SOUTH ORANGE BUILDING AT THE CORNER OF ORANGE AND CENTRAL IN DOWNTOWN ORLANDO.
Catalyst is a light, airy workspace with 20-foot exposed ceilings, brick walls, glass-enclosed offices and conference rooms. Catalyst has sleek, ergonomic furnishings in both open and private workspaces, with month-to-month memberships and amenities, including high-speed internet, technology-enabled conference rooms, craft coffee bar, lounge, and more.
The Catalyst community includes a diverse group of talented entrepreneurs, tech startups, creatives, independent workers, and others, seeking to grow their careers and businesses by working in and taking advantage of the resources in our dynamic, collaborative workspace.
One of the many benefits of working at Catalyst is the mentorship available from the Catalyst Startup Coalition – a group of 10 seasoned, early-stage business experts with offices at Catalyst. Their collective expertise and experience address the problems entrepreneurs face in growing and scaling their startups. In addition to the free office hours the Catalyst Startup Coalition provides, the Coalition offers a variety of programs and events at Catalyst, including monthly investor pitch practice sessions, workshops, panels, and networking events.
Catalyst is also home to VentureScaleUp – a mentorship-driven advanced technology accelerator. The VentureScaleUp program provides high- growth startups with mentorship, strategic advice, and inspiration through its mentor network of role models, investors, and seasoned entrepreneurs. These executives have built startups that have scaled. VentureScaleUp offers entrepreneurs extensive access to Florida angel, seed, and early-stage capital funding sources. These relationships open the doors to funding.
Catalyst hosts numerous meetups, workshops, presentations, and events for its members and the Orlando entrepreneurial ecosystem, where entrepreneurs learn, network, and get inspired. Catalyst is the Orlando home to numerous national entrepreneurial organizations, including Startup Grind Orlando, Lean Startup Orlando, Orlando Open Coffee Club, and Startup Weekend Orlando, and has hosted national hackathons, including the AT&T Mobile App & IoT Hackathon and the Telecom Applications Developer Hackathon.
Catalyst has created a welcoming community in Downtown Orlando, where entrepreneurs can be productive and creative, make connections and collaborate, and grow and scale their businesses.