Tyler Newton

Managing Partner

About Tyler

My Hometown: Rural Maine

My Favorite Food: Sushi and Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream – but not together

My Favorite Quote: “In one physical model of the universe, the shortest distance between two points is a straight line — in the opposite direction” – Ty Webb

Tyler joined Catalyst in 2000 and has been a Partner since 2006. He leads portfolio investments and currently has a focus on vertical SaaS, HR Tech and Sustainability. Tyler currently serves on the boards of Breezeway, ChowNow, RepTrak, Rivet and Weave (NYSE: WEAV). He previously served on numerous boards of Catalyst portfolio companies, including Ascentis, BrightFarms, Conductor, Datavail, EDB, and Mindbody, among others. He is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and helps manage the firm.

Prior to joining Catalyst (way back when), Tyler worked in TMT leveraged finance at TD Securities.

Tyler received a BA from Middlebury College, cum laude, where he majored in Economics. He is also a CFA Charter holder.

Current Investments