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Grow without VC or bank money?

Absolutely. We're funding more tech companies than ever before.

Entrepreneur-friendly

We are 100% focused on SaaS, software
and technology services companies.
  • Repayments scaled to your revenue
  • Retain control and ownership
  • No personal guarantees
Revenue-Based Financing for Tech Startups

Get funded faster

  • Easy online application
  • A couple of investment team calls
  • A month later (or so) — you're funded

At key times during our growth, Lighter Capital got us the funding we needed fast, allowing us to invest in the business, and not be distracted by fundraising.

John Stewart, CEO
MapAnything

We work with

Salesforce
SaaStr
AWS
500 Startups

How our Revenue-Based Financing Works

$50,000 to $2 Million in entrepreneur-friendly growth capital
Flexible payments that match the ebb and flow of your business
More capital available as your business grows

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A side-by-side-by-side comparison

Bank Debt Lighter Capital Venture Capital
Financial covenants, ratios, personal guarantee
Control
Minimal, non-financial covenants
Board seat, protective provisions, drag-along
None or warrants
Dilution
None
Moderate to extreme
Inflexible fixed payments, high financial leverage risk
Flexibility / leverage
Flexible payments
linked to revenue, low financial leverage risk
No payments, but preference at exit
Unaligned or negatively aligned
Alignment of Interests
Aligned toward revenue growth
Growth and exit at all costs, possible goal mismatch
Neutral
Exit Strategy
Exit not necessary
Required
Low
Cost of Capital
Medium
High
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