Alternative VC Tech Stack: Chisos structured finance

We’re proud to share the next in PEVCtech’s periodic series on the tech and analytics stack of investment management firms. We’re fortunate to interview William Stringer, Founder of Chisos Capital, a structured finance company.  Q: Please give us an overview of Chisos. Chisos is a structured finance company that provides startup and brand capital to...

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Interview on Revenue-Based Finance and Flexible VC

  Keith Harrington of Novel Growth Partners and Founder, Revenue-Based Finance Network, just posted the recording of an interview with me on revenue-based investing; flexible VC; and their future. Video...

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Flexible VCs With Structures Between Equity and Revenue-Based Investing

(co-written with Jamie Finney, Founding Partner at Greater Colorado Venture Fund. His work on VC and small communities is at greatercolorado.vc/blog. ) This essay is part of a series on alternative VC: I: Revenue-Based Finance: a new option for founders who care about control II: Who are the major Revenue-Based Finance VCs? III: Why are...

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Flexible VC, a New Model for Companies Targeting Profitability

(co-written with Jamie Finney, Founding Partner at Greater Colorado Venture Fund. His work on VC and small communities can be found at greatercolorado.vc/blog. ) This essay is part of a series on alternative VC: I: Revenue-Based Finance: a new option for founders who care about control II: Who are the major Revenue-Based Finance VCs? III:...

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Should you raise traditional VC or Flexible VC?

 Most founders who are raising capital look first to traditional equity VCs. But should they?  Or should they look to one of the new wave of Revenue-Based Finance VCs, or other Flexible VCs? Revenue-Based Finance (“RBI” or “RBF”) is a new form of VC financing, distinct from the preferred equity structure most VCs use.  RBF...

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Should your new VC fund use Revenue-Based Finance?

You’re working on launching a new VC fund; congratulations!  I’ve been a traditional equity VC for 8 years, and I’m now researching Revenue-Based Investing and other new approaches to VC. The question I’m asking myself: should a new VC fund use Revenue-Based Investing, traditional equity VC, or possibly both (likely from two separate pools of...

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