Brian Rich

Brian Rich
Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Catalyst Investors


Brian Rich is managing partner and co-founder of Catalyst Investors, a growth private equity firm focused on tech-enabled sectors including software-as-a-service, digital media, internet infrastructure, wireless communications and business and consumer services. Mr. Rich is responsible for the management and investment policy of the firm, leadership of the Executive Committee and oversees the management of each portfolio company.

Prior to co-founding Catalyst, Mr. Rich founded TD Capital (USA) Inc. where he managed more than $600 million in assets. Before founding TD Capital, Brian was a Managing Director in the bank’s Media, Telecom & Technology Group. Mr. Rich earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MBA from Columbia University‚Äôs Graduate School of Business.


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Moderated by:
Sophie Rochester (The Literary Platform)
Christophe Maire (txtr), Thad McIlroy (, Brian Rich (Catalyst Investors), Valla Vakili (Small Demons), Henrik Werdelin (Prehype)
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This panel of venture capitalists, private equity funders, publishing startups and established publishers whose growth was made possible through equity investments will share their experiences, offer advice to others in the same boats, and discuss the pros and cons of publishers and investors working together. Read more.
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Ingram Content Group
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Blackboard
  • Bowker
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Innodata
  • Jouve North America
  • MarkLogic
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Océ North America
  • Temis
  • Aptara
  • Atex
  • LibreDigital
  • Media Services Group
  • MarkLogic
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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