Insights on venture debt.
There’s always a bit of fear when it comes to starting a new business. We should know—we started two of them in the last two years! The first was Sibling Revelry Brewery, a craft-brewing operation that began as a family passion project and has grown into a 3,600 barrel per year operation. The second was River …Read More
Having an idea and the intention to build a successful startup is easy. Bringing the idea to life and successfully executing, however, can be a rather treacherous road. Although debt providers like River SaaS Capital and equity investors differ in their capital offerings, they do align when it comes to their quest for identifying and …Read More
Last month we attended the SaaStr Annual meeting. The three-day conference, now in its third year, featured more than 150 speakers spread across multiple stages, and close to 10,000 attendees. SaaStr definitely drew the elite when it comes to speakers. Some were high profile—Twilio, Veeva, Slack, Evernote, Oracle, Gainsight. Others were less known, but equally …Read More
By now, you’ve probably heard some of the many reasons growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies make excellent credit risks for lenders. These companies have market traction, customers and fixed/predictable revenue. They also have variable costs, meaning that they can scale up or trim their spending as needed to make the best use of the capital they …Read More
When I joined the family business 18 years ago, I was fresh out of college. Back then, River Capital Finance was in the process of becoming what it is today—but in those days we were still very young. We started out under the name MRK Leasing in the mid-90’s and were still a small broker, …Read More