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GCA Catalyst Fund LLC

Fund targets pre-Preferred A round, early-stage companies, where Fund is the lead and/or co-lead investor. Fund also makes private-to-public investments. Fund investment deal flow typically exclusive and proprietary to the Fund. Sector focus includes software, hardware, internet/digital media, life science, clean tech, consumer, and finance. Fund portfolio companies managed by serial, early-stage entrepreneurs, with established VC financing and operating track records. Portfolio companies adhere to industry standard good governance practices and economically aligned with Fund. Investments actively managed through Fund participation on board of directors and/or observation rights. Fund negotiates co-investment and secondary rights, where possible. Investments structured to include liquidation preference, cumulative dividends, anti-dilution, and redemption provisions. Investment exits include trade sales, IPOs, and structured puts. For further details, contact Lou Gerken at