We’re reshaping the way tech startups access growth capital.
Our revenue-based financing loans combine the best of debt
and equity, making it easy for entrepreneurs to get the
funding they need, when they need it.
BJ joined Lighter Capital as CEO in 2012.
BJ has spent more than 15 years on both sides of the table
of small business financing, including time as a VC and
angel investor, the CFO of a public technology company,
and an executive at startup technology companies.
Molly has been an investment professional for 10+ years with
a focus on providing debt for middle market companies.
She was previously a VP at AEA Investors LP as a member of
both the Mezzanine and Senior Debt teams. She has her BA from
Dartmouth College and her MSc from the London School of
Before Lighter Capital, John was a Principal Software
Engineer at eBay Inc., where he lead a team developing
technologies that combined machine vision features with
traditional text based features.
Prior to eBay, John helped build Positronic Inc.,
a machine learning quantitative hedge fund.
Joe has over ten years of finance experience across corporate
finance, commercial lending and investment management.
He began his career at GE Capital and has since worked in
microfinance, impact investing and financial technology firms.
Joe received a BA from the University of Washington and an MBA
from Columbia Business School.
Allen has 15+ years of experience with small business lending
and helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Most of this
time was spent with GE Capital, where he worked with
entrepreneurs in many roles, most recently as the Managing
Director overseeing the western region commercial team.
R. Branden Harper
Senior Director, Investment Team
Director, Investment Team
Associate, Investment Team
Analyst, Investment Team
Underwriting and Servicing Operations Manager
Underwriting and Servicing Analyst
Vice President, Marketing
Head of Growth
Head of Community
Head of Partnerships
Head of Content
Principal Engineer, Platform
Senior Software Engineer
Front End and Systems Operations Engineer
Junior Software Engineer
Founder and former CEO for ShareBuilder Securities, Trustee of Washington State Investment Board
Managing Director, Voyager Capital
Managing Partner, Echelon Capital
Venture Capitalist & Lighter Capital Founder