Category Archives: Financings

Revenue Lending

I recently had the chance to sit down with BJ Lackland, the CEO of Lighter Capital, to talk about life, revenue loans, and Lighter Capital. Below is a transcript of most of our talk.

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Current Funding Trends and Capital Raising Tips

How Are You Planning to Fund Your Big Idea in 2015? Due to cheaper tools, the cost of getting a startup off the ground has markedly decreased over the past dozen or so years. However, despite lower costs, it can … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property and Crowdfunding: Practice Safe Crowdfunding®

By Mary Juetten, Founder and CEO of Traklight Crowdfunding, despite its popularity, is still misunderstood. Many people are familiar with rewards crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo based on widely publicized campaigns such as the Pebble Watch and the Veronica … Continue reading

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Crowdlending for Businesses

By Tabitha Creighton Finding capital for a startup can be as tough as any other part business and sometimes emotionally draining, since everyone seems to have an opinion on your concept. Borrowing money from a bank can be just as … Continue reading

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Intrastate Crowdfunding and the 499 Shareholder Problem

In prior posts I have lamented the problems with the federal crowdfunding law.  The SEC is still behind on finalizing rules implementing the crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act. In the meantime, Washington State and a handful of other states have … Continue reading

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