Recent Deal Roundup: September 2017

Happy Fall! September was another busy month for us at Lighter Capital.
We funded 12 companies, including five new clients. We provided follow-on funding to an additional seven clients.

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Recent Deal Roundup: August 2017

If July was all about welcoming new companies to the Lighter Capital community, August was about balancing the old and the new. We funded 11 companies this last month—five new clients and six old ones.

We also funded our 300th deal, which is a huge milestone for us. We celebrated with a company-wide happy hour on a rooftop bar near our office. (Oh yeah, and rooftop ping pong!)

Here’s a quick rundown of some of the deals we closed in August.

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Recent Deal Roundup: July 2017

We had a great July, closing nine deals for a total of $3.1M—an average loan size of approximately $350K! Eight of the nine startups we funded are new to the Lighter Capital family, too. We’re thrilled to welcome them to the community and ready to watch them grow!

Here’s a quick rundown of the deals we closed in July.

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Recent Deal Roundup: Q2 2017

Happy Q3, everybody! We’re halfway through the year and moving ever closer to our goal of funding 500 companies. This last quarter we funded a record number of returning clients, along with a lot of new ones!

Here’s a snapshot of some of the companies we funded in Q2.

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Recent Deal Roundup: Q1 2017

Happy spring! Q1 was big for us. We allocated $8M to early-stage tech startups, a 326% YoY increase from Q1 2016. We also went to SaaStr and hung out with a lot of our clients—and a lot of our future clients, too, we hope!

Here’s a snapshot of some of the companies we funded in Q1.

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Recent Deal Roundup: December 2016

Wow—December was an INCREDIBLE month for us at Lighter Capital! We set out the steep goal of doubling year-over-year for 2016. At times it felt impossible, but we did it! Not only is this a groundbreaking company record, we broke our monthly record of funding 13 companies by closing 24 deals. We’re beyond grateful for our awesome clients and stellar team who keep us motivated and passionate about funding startups. High-fives all around!

Here’s a snapshot of the companies we funded in December.

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Recent Deal Roundup: November 2016

Happy Holidays! Q4 is well under way and we’re so excited to welcome five new companies to our Lighter Capital community. We provided over $1.4M to five new customers and two returning customers. As we continue to push through the rest of the year, we’re getting closer and closer to our goal of funding 500 startups—all thanks to our amazing employees and customers!

Here’s a snapshot of the companies we funded in November.

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Recent Deal Roundup: October 2016

Happy belated Halloween!

We started the fourth quarter with a strong October, closing seven deals and deploying just shy of $2M. Out of the seven deals, three are existing clients receiving additional funding and four are new clients. Interestingly, all the additional follow-on financing went to local entrepreneurs here in Seattle. As we grow our portfolio, it's great to be a resource to entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest. It's a vibrant community that we're happy to be a part of.

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Recent Deal Roundup: September 2016

Records abound at Lighter Capital! I’m extremely proud to write that September was our biggest month ever and Q3 2016 was our biggest quarter ever. We finished the quarter with 30 deals totaling $8.7M—far and away our best ever! That’s an astounding number of entrepreneurs who now have more resources to grow their businesses—hiring sales people, investing in marketing, funding new features, etc. Truly an amazing impact!

Here’s a quick rundown on the some of the deals we closed in September.

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Recent Deal Roundup: August 2016

We had our busiest and best month ever this August, closing 11 funding deals—an all-time high. We provided funding to 9 new customers and 2 returning customers. Welcome to our new portfolio clients and congratulations to all on your continued growth.

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