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Building a start-up has become easier than ever as the cost has decreased dramatically. With cloud computing providing the infrastructure, you don’t need a ton of capital to get off the ground.

However, growth is another matter. You may have started your company with a credit card and a great idea, but scaling will require funding.

Here’s the challenge: with more and more start-ups able to go to market, funding has become far more competitive.

What’s the impact for your own company? And what’s it going to take to get the financing you need? What do you need to qualify?

Those are just some of the pressing questions that will be answered in this upcoming webinar, featuring representatives from three different kinds of funding organizations: a venture capital company, a tech bank and a revenue-based lender.


BJ_LacklandBJ Lackland, CEO, Lighter Capital  BJ has spent his career working with emerging technology companies as an operating executive and investor. He has been a venture capitalist, the CFO of a public technology company, an angel investor, and a senior finance and marketing leader at tech startups. He joined Lighter Capital in 2012.

Erik_BensonErik Benson, Managing Director, Voyager Capital Erik focuses on market-changing technologies and disruptive business models in software and digital media. He concentrates his initial investment efforts on working with seed- and early-stage companies based in the Pacific Northwest.

Claire_LeeClaire Lee, Head of Early Stage Banking, Silicon Valley Bank Claire heads a team dedicated to working with founders, entrepreneurs and early stage companies. As part of this, Claire also heads up the strategic partnerships with leading accelerators, incubators, investment and industry groups that support founders at the early stage.


Wendy Schuchart, Editor and Analyst, VentureBeat

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This webinar is a co-production between VentureBeat and Lighter Capital












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