What Startups Need to Know About Seeking Financing During the Pandemic

As you navigate this challenging new terrain, we want to help. Here are some considerations to keep in mind as you evaluate the best financing options for your business—today, and in the long-run as you continue to reach for growth milestones.

Know and Maximize Your Runway

Your runway is the amount of time you can operate before being insolvent. In this article, we cover how to calculate your company's runway, the advantages of a longer runway, how to extend your runway by cutting costs, and how revenue-based financing can help you build a longer runway.

Startup Debt Capital

Why Startup Founders are Turning to Non-Dilutive Debt Capital to Fuel Growth

The landscape of startup financing is changing. Learn why SaaS founders are turning to debt capital options like revenue-based financing, term loans, and lines of credit to fuel growth.

Lighter Capital Expands Access Canada Tech Startups

Now Offering Canadian Tech Startups Access to Entrepreneur-Friendly Financing

Debt is the most cost effective form of capital for early stage companies. We’ve created a fast, easy way for revenue-generating tech startups to access financing without having to give up any equity or control - now available to the Canadian market.

Startup Financing Application

How Lighter Capital Streamlines Startup Financing Applications

At Lighter Capital, we built a streamlined startup financing application process to welcome new applicants. See how we make it easy for startups to apply.

Debt Covenants

What Are Debt Covenants and Why Lighter Capital Rarely Uses Them on Loans

Debt covenants are promises borrowers make to engage or refrain from a specific action in return for a loan. Here's a rundown of everything founders should know about covenants - and why we don't use them on most loans.

Business Loan Cost of Capital

Considering a Business Loan? Don’t Ignore the True Cost of Capital

When considering a business loan to finance your capital needs, you’ll no doubt encounter a number of funding options - but beware of the true cost of capital. Here's what to look out for.

Revenue-Based Financing and Venture Capital Work Together

How Revenue-Based Financing and Venture Capital Funding Work Together

Beyond extending access to non-dilutive funding, Lighter Capital believes in building long-term relationships with entrepreneurs and venture capital (VC) investors. Our model thrives on collaboration with startup founders and with VCs.