Pipe transforms recurring revenue into up-front capital for growth without dilution or restrictive debt.
Saluda Grade delivers institutional knowledge and capital resources to the Alternative Lending real estate sector. Our core mission is to identify Regional Private Lenders and create growth through investment and strategic partnerships.
High-growth venture capital-backed companies turn to Trinity Capital (Trinity) as a preferred option for venture debt and equipment financing to fuel their growth and extend their runway. Since 2007, Trinity has worked closely with leading venture capital firms and their respective portfolio companies to offer valuable support, enhanced flexibility and competitive venture debt financing solutions to customers with distinctive needs.
GMO Payment Gateway
GMO Payment Gateway is a subsidiary of GMO Internet Group, the largest online payments company in Japan and is publicly traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The US direct lending business was launched in July 2018 and provides debt financing to early stage fintech startups in the US using GMO PG’s corporate balance sheet. They offer multiple approaches to debt financing, including promissory notes, term loans, facility loans, and off balance sheet financing.
InteliSpark, LLC is a hands-on business development consulting firm specializing in securing non-dilutive funding for start-ups through the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), and other government research funding programs. We work with start-ups, universities, venture capital firms and economic development programs to match small innovative companies and technologies with funding opportunities. Using our proven track record of creating winning SBIR/STTR proposals, we turn those opportunities into realities.
David Ephron helps companies win R&D contracts from federal and state agencies to develop advanced technologies. His proposals have secured over $350M in non-dilutive funding for clients that span a diverse range of industries and technology areas — including solar energy, biofuels, semiconductors, electronics / optoelectronics, biotechnology, software, telecommunications, novel materials, medical diagnostics and therapeutics, and many others. Clients range in size from new startups to Fortune 500 companies. Most engagements evolve into long-term relationships based on trust and success.
Jameson and Company
Jameson is an accounting firm that specializes in working with government agencies, such as the NIH-National Institutes of Health, DOD-Department of Defense, DOE-Department of Energy and NSF-National Science Foundation. They can help with making sure you are compliant with Federal Acquisition Regulations for awards like the SBIR/STTR Phase II, BARDA, BAA, R01, U01, IDIQ, and ARPA-E.
Signature Bank – Signet
Signature Bank is a New York State-chartered commercial bank, Member FDIC. With over $70 billion in assets, Signature Bank is a full-service bank built upon strong financials and exceptional client service, provided by experienced financial professionals. Signet is Signature Bank's very own blockchain based 24x7x365 instant fiat settlement platform.
JP Morgan is the only bank you'll ever need. The firm serves the Technology, Disruptive Commerce and Life Sciences ecosystems from inception onward with an offering that includes online banking, treasury, debt, investments and advisory services. Pamela Aldsworth leads the firm's venture practice; she has been a close friend of our firm and avid supporter of the Boston ecosystem for years, and is a wonderful partner to startups and VCs.
First Republic Bank
First Republic provides a comprehensive set of banking services to support the growth of your business at every stage. They are committed to fast response and ease of use through a dedicated team that can also provide introductions within the industry and insights into working with investors, thought leaders and service providers. Their Innovators’ Toolkit gives you an additional suite of mission-critical services with discounts up to $220,000 to address many of your immediate operational needs.
IDEO: Storytelling for Influence
This online storytelling course teaches IDEO methods that will inspire your team, superiors, or investors to get them excited about following your lead.
Visions in Focus
Pitch Coach Beth Susanne has helped her clients raise over $10B in funding to date, working with global leaders such as Singularity University, Oxford Foundry, Barclays, BMW, Disney, and over 3000 international tech startups from 60 countries, across all technologies. Founders have raised an average of $4M each, following her 2-day pitch intensive. Her online and in-person workshops focus on how to craft and deliver a compelling pitch so that you achieve your funding goals quickly, and your value is immediately recognised in the market. Beth came highly recommended to Pillar by one of our portfolio startups, based in Madrid, and will begin coaching our portfolio teams in 2020.