Qnary flies higher with the growth partner that thinks like a startup
Company leaders were ready to scale, but their long-time lender was holding them back. Qnary needed a new capital partner who understood the needs of a high-growth startup. After switching to Lighter Capital, “a debt provider that’s essentially a VC partner,” the business really soared.
Online marketplace BloomNation revolutionizes the multi-billion-dollar retail floral sector
Non-dilutive funding fueled its 50% growth year over year, solidifying the platform for an $11 million Series B funding round. The Santa Monica, Calif., startup eschewed cumbersome traditional financing in favor of Lighter Capital’s flexible alternatives.
Lighter Capital funding and connections spur Flip’s $6.5M infusion
Voice assistant developer Flip (formerly RedRoute) used three rounds of non-dilutive financing to power phenomenal growth, resulting in its acquisition of $6.5 million in VC seed funding led by ScOp Venture Capital, Bullpen Capital, and a group of angel investors.
Lighter Capital provides a second round of non-dilutive financing to Beachly
Fashion company Beachly is riding a wave of success thanks to funding by Lighter Capital. By scaling its product offerings and cultivating a partnership with SeaTrees to restore ocean ecosystems, Beachly subscribers look stylish and feel empowered.
School Bytes, with funding from Lighter Capital, goes to the head of the class
School Bytes is quickly gaining traction throughout Australia. Thanks to seamless funding from Lighter Capital, the education management company is expanding its software, saving valuable time for hundreds of Australian schools.
dbt Labs, a Lighter Capital-funded company, raises $150m from Altimeter and existing investors Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz
Lighter Capital helped dbt Labs get its start with funding that allowed them to think long-term. Two years after taking funding from Lighter Capital, dbt Labs raised $105m in Series C financing from Altimeter, and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital. This funding will allow dbt Labs to build an extraordinary team of engineers and expand the breadth of what dbt can do.
An extraordinary COVID-19 triumph in Lighter Capital’s portfolio
Coming out of the pandemic, Aisle Planner is sharing its suite of tools with other businesses. On the strategy front, it launched Aisle Guide, a platform to amplify the voices and work of planning professionals and connect directly with consumers.
How Lighter Capital and NAB delivered for Australian startup CourseLoop — in multiple ways
For CourseLoop, working with the Lighter Capital/NAB tandem meant more than quick financing. It also provided a confidence booster for the enterprise’s tight circle of investors, as well as a steppingstone to its next round of funding.
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Qnary leaders were ready to scale, but their longtime lender was holding them back. Qnary needed a new capital partner who understood the ups and downs and needs of a high-growth startup. After switching to Lighter Capital, “a debt provider that’s essentially a VC partner,” the business soared.
CEO at Qnary