Espresso Capital is a Toronto based venture debt firm providing loans for technology companies in Canada and the United States. It offers development loans, recurring revenue financing, tax credit financing, and short term scientific research for technology and SaaS companies. Chris Welsh, Garron Helman, Gary Yurkovich, and Gregory Smith co-founded the company in 2009. In August 2018, Espresso Capital entered a partnership with the Royal Bank of Canada to become its preferred venture debt partner. As of January 2020, It has provided financing to 260 early and growth-stage technology companies.
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- Venture capitalA form of financing or funding for emerging companies. Investment on early-stage companies in exchange for equity in the companies they invest in.
- Cluster: Venture capitalA cluster of topics related to venture capital.
- Venture debtDebt provided to VC backed companies. Complements venture equity.