Funding in an uncertain market: using venture debt to bridge the gap

Will Hutchins Contributor Share on Twitter Will Hutchins is a managing director at Espresso Capital, a leading provider of innovative growth financing and venture debt solutions. While a handful of tech companies like Zoom and Shopify are enjoying massive gains as a result of COVID-19, that’s obviously not the case for most. Weaker demand, slower … Read moreFunding in an uncertain market: using venture debt to bridge the gap

Go public now while software valuations make no sense

Software valuations are bonkers, which means it’s a great time to go public. Asana, Monday.com, Wrike and every other gosh darn software company that is putting it off, pay attention. Heck, even service-y Palantir could excel in this market. Let me explain. Over the past few weeks, TechCrunch has tracked the filing, first pricing, rejiggered … Read moreGo public now while software valuations make no sense

Save Your Startups: Using Policy to Kickstart the Post-Crisis Economy

Global economic crises often become extinction events for startups. The COVID-19 crisis has been no exception, and many startups across the globe remain perilously close to the edge of closing up shop. Young companies and founders remain on edge, knowing that things can change in their communities seemingly in an instant. Policymakers should be aware … Read moreSave Your Startups: Using Policy to Kickstart the Post-Crisis Economy