A new type of financing, venture debt, is gaining popularity with start-up firms. Investors lend them capital, imposing less stringent requirements than those of a conventional bank loan. The appeal for company founders is their ability to retain ownership without sacrificing valuable equity. In this incisive overview, professionals at CB Insights explore venture debt, its pros and cons, differences from venture capital, and future direction. Entrepreneurs, executives and investors will discover some keen insights in this smart report.
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