Anjali Chadha

Quarter Zero (formerly Catapult) alumni, Anjali Chadha, is the successful teenage entrepreneur behind Empowered, a non-profit that seeks to train underserved high school girls in technological skills and pair these students with minority women entrepreneurs in their community.

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Behind the Scenes at Demo Day

Take a behind the scenes look at what goes on during Demo Day. 5 minute pitches, awards like “Most Innovative”, Q&A with expert judges, the relief and excitement after 6 weeks of incredible progress and experience growing a startup venture.

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Demo DayChris Kosednar
The Power of Potential

Our founder, Joshua Caleb Collins, is sharing his thoughts on what it really means to “power potential” in high school students. He’s sharing insights—and action items—from years spent working with young people and helping them solve problems and create value through entrepreneurship.

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Ishan and Krystal: How These QØ Teammates Built and Scaled HS Mixers

Ishan Sharma and Krystal Lam met as teammates at Quarter Zero’s Catapult Incubator, where they worked on HS Mixers. Krystal, a longtime entrepreneur, applied as a Free Agent, hoping to put her passion to work growing a venture. Ishan, co-founder of HS Mixers, applied to the Catapult Incubator because he wanted to expand HS Mixers beyond its hometown. Three years later, Krystal and Ishan are still growing HS Mixers, along with other QØ alumni.

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Disha Shidham

Disha Shidham has an insatiable desire to learn. And a willingness to fail. It’s no doubt these two qualities—alongside her entrepreneurial savvy, dedication, hard work, and more—that led her to Shark Tank. (Yes, that Shark Tank).

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Zurum Okereke

Zurum Okereke started his first business when he was 12 years old. “I don’t like sitting back and complaining,” he says. “I want to go out there and create the solutions.” And create the solutions he has—he has launched three more businesses since!

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Alumni Profile: Clemente Rivera

“There are kids that are just like me—who think like me, who crave something deeper than a menial job just like me, who crave a bigger purpose just like me.” So says high school student Clemente Rivera—someone who always considered himself pretty different from most people—about his peers at Quarter Zero’s Catapult Incubator in the summer of 2017.

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