Startups are the building blocks of the economy. Please join us as we launch our next cohort of great startups.

Catamaran is Central Pennsylvania's premiere, idea-stage accelerator program. We create a collaborative environment to launch impactful and enduring companies. Don't miss the opportunity to showcase your company as a leading resource to the entrepreneurial community! Being a partner is so much more than your name on a page. It is access and visibility to into the diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem. Partnering with Catamaran will align your brand with start-up economic development, provide opportunities to engage the local start-up community and deliver on the unique needs of aspiring entrepreneurs.

As a Catamaran partner, you'll receive exposure, networking time, and impactful interactions at our events, as well as, through our social media and email outreach. Our partners help help us host events, bring start-ups and regional leaders together, and support efforts around innovation and creativity. We would love your support!

If you are passionate about growing the Central Pennsylvania start-up ecosystem and want to help launch the next wave of innovative companies, contact us at [email protected]


Assets creates economic opportunity and cultivates entrepreneurial leadership to alleviate poverty and build vibrant, sustainable communities. Assets is a non-profit organization focused on transforming communities through business. Assets is a diverse team of experts with extensive experience in entrepreneurship, social change, and economic development. They provide training, 1-on-1 coaching, and financing to entrepreneurs and leaders looking to start or grow their business and improve.
Penwell Bowman + Curran

Penwell Bowman + Curran is a corporate and securities law firm started with the goal of delivering sophisticated transactional legal services to businesses of all sizes and types. Our firm leverages cutting edge legal practice technology to reduce wasted time, promote legal practice efficiencies, create a friendlier interaction with clients, and minimize unnecessary paperwork and legal expenses.
Ruby Shoes, Inc.

Ruby Shoes, Inc is a boutique branding and marketing consulting firm founded by Kim Schaller following her 30-year career in the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. Ruby Shoes manages domestic and international assignments, facilitates strategic planning workshops, and frequently speaks at industry events and at the university level on branding, marketing, leadership and women's empowerment.

Sandler Training

In its simplest form, Sandler Training is a process but more importantly, it is a lifestyle. Sandler Training provides the process for how we communicate in the business world to give us the confidence and clarity we have everywhere else. The power of reinforcement training is Sandler's key point of difference in the marketplace. Substantive change and lasting performance improvement that cannot occur from a "quick fix" one-day seminar.