Insights on venture debt.
Month: September 2018
Venture debt financing is one of the most flexible, founder-empowering forms of SaaS funding available on the market. While a number of other options are available, debt financing stands above the rest when it comes to keeping founders and owners operationally and strategically free. However, while debt financing allows borrowers to maintain complete ownership of …Read More
We Know, Debt Doesn’t Sound “Flexible” We all know what debt is: money that is lent and must be repaid with interest. But in terms of debt as a funding model for growing SaaS companies, it’s actually quite flexible for many reasons. When compared to other models that require collateral (that online software-based companies typically …Read More
TL;DR: It’s Low Starting a SaaS or technology business is hard enough. You have to come up with an idea and establish the company itself. You have to identify and research the market need for that idea. And then you have to build it up to a useful, functional form, even piloting it with only …Read More
Venture Capital Can Pose a Productivity Challenge While venture capital funding (along with other models) provides resources that allow you to make improvements or changes, it’s not guaranteed that your SaaS business will become more productive as a result. In fact, raising venture capital funding can often have the reverse effect: when those funds come …Read More
SaaS business owners are often drawn to venture capital investors without considering other funding options. There are a number of reasons for this. The sheer popularity of venture capital, the perception that VC funding will make a company successful, the higher appetite for risk, and so on. In the end, SaaS owners are trading important …Read More