Lighter Capital

Lighter Capital

A venture capital and financial technology company investing in early-stage technology companies.

Lighter Capital is a venture capital and financial technology company investing in early-stage technology companies that is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and was founded in 2010 by Andy Sack and Erik Benson. The firm typically invests between $50,000 to $3 million in funding for growth stage technology companies.

Investments

Lighter Capital has made 316 investments, 119 lead investments, and 30 exits. Notable investments made by the firm include: Cloud Lending, SteelBrick, Jive Communications, Sellbrite, Appbuddy, Actively Learn, Geopointe, TruClinic, 6connex, MapAnything, Crafter Software, TechnoMile, Aisle Planner, Springboard Retail, ListReports, Revival Rugs, Decisions on Demand, and SysCloud.

Timeline

January 23, 2020

Lighter Capital announces that it has secured access to $100 million to lend to growing startups.

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Isabelle Kirkwood
March 23, 2020
BetaKit
Lighter Capital, a Seattle-headquartered financing lender, is making its debt financing offerings available to the Canadian market.
Alex Wilhelm
January 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Lighter Capital announced today that it has secured access to $100 million to lend to growing startups. The firm is best-known for its work with revenue-based financing, in which expanding companies repay borrowed funds out of future receipts. Lighter has also expanded into other, equity-free capital options for startups in the last year. Lighter is [...]

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