Smart capital that will keep you
in control of your business.

Venture debt is a savvy financing strategy.

By incorporating venture debt into your long-term financing strategy, you can retain control of your business longer. That creates greater economic value for your co-founders, employees, friends, families, and other early supporters.

The power of venture debt.


Assumes each of Seed, Series A, and Series B rounds are composed of one-third debt. All data from Pitchbook for 2017 deals.

Use venture debt to proactively
grow your business.

We work with fast-growing technology companies looking to:

  • Ramp sales and marketing

  • Accelerate product development

  • Finance working capital

  • Grow teams

  • Fund acquisitions

Working with Espresso makes financing easy.

As you scale, you need a financing partner that can work like you do:


Term sheet within 48 hours.
Funding in as little as 10 business days.


Pay for what
you use.


Funding structured to support your growing and changing requirements.

We offer loans to suit an array of needs.

Credit facilities from $1 million to $15 million


  • SaaS and recurring transactional models
  • Min. $200,000 in MRR
  • Up to 24x MRR

Working Capital

  • A/R & contract financing
  • Purchase order financing
  • Operating lines (not factoring)

Tax Credit

  • SR&ED, digital media & other
    refundable programs
  • Loans up to 100% of forecast claims
  • Funded in advance or in arrears

Founders supporting founders.

We’re a team of founders and we’re backed by some of the most
successful founders in the industry.

Anthony Lacavera
Founder of Wind Mobile

Nancy Peterson
Founder and CEO of Homestars

Razor Suleman
Founder of Achievers and Elevate Tech Fest

Michael Hyatt
Co-Founder and Board Member of BlueCat Networks

Paul Geyer
Executive Chairman of LightIntegra Technologies

Brice Scheschuk
CEO of Globalive Capital

Want to learn more about venture debt?

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