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Investments

184

Portfolio Exits

32

Funds

3

Partners & Customers

6

About Lighter Capital

Lighter Capital is a fintech company focused on the business of startup finance. The firm provides tech entrepreneurs up to $2M in capital to grow their startups while retaining equity and control. Its application and underwriting processes are powered by proprietary technology that lets entrepreneurs spend less time fundraising and more time building their businesses. Based in Seattle, Lighter Capital invests in companies across the US.

Headquarters Location

1201 3rd Ave Suite 1601

Seattle, Washington, 98101,

United States

206-455-9633

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Latest Lighter Capital News

Fintech Ramp Introduces Network for SMB Lending

Sep 13, 2022

Fintech Ramp, the spend management and corporate card provider, has launched a lending partner network “to help customers find better long-term financing options.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI, partners “include Stifel, Capchase, Live Oak Bank, SmartBiz Loans, Lighter Capital and Founderpath.” This... Read More

Lighter Capital Investments

184 Investments

Lighter Capital has made 184 investments. Their latest investment was in Arrivalist as part of their Debt on May 5, 2022.

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Lighter Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/5/2022

Debt

Arrivalist

$2M

Yes

1

12/16/2020

Series B

Lighter Capital

$2.75M

Yes

1

12/3/2019

Unattributed VC

Crafter Software

Yes

1

5/15/2019

Unattributed VC

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10

1/23/2019

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

5/5/2022

12/16/2020

12/3/2019

5/15/2019

1/23/2019

Round

Debt

Series B

Unattributed VC

Unattributed VC

Seed VC

Company

Arrivalist

Lighter Capital

Crafter Software

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Amount

$2M

$2.75M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Lighter Capital Portfolio Exits

32 Portfolio Exits

Lighter Capital has 32 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was ListReports on November 10, 2022.

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Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

11/10/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

1/12/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

9/14/2021

Acquired

$99M

2

4/28/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

12/4/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

11/10/2022

1/12/2022

9/14/2021

4/28/2021

12/4/2020

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

2

2

10

10

Lighter Capital Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Lighter Capital has 3 funds, including Lighter Capital II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

1/23/2020

Lighter Capital II

$100M

1

11/13/2017

Lighter Capital Intuit Developer Fund

$99M

10

11/27/2015

Lighter Capital

$99M

10

Closing Date

1/23/2020

11/13/2017

11/27/2015

Fund

Lighter Capital II

Lighter Capital Intuit Developer Fund

Lighter Capital

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$100M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

Lighter Capital Partners & Customers

6 Partners and customers

Lighter Capital has 6 strategic partners and customers. Lighter Capital recently partnered with National Australia Bank on November 11, 2020.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

11/13/2020

Partner

Australia

NAB collaborates with Lighter Capital on startup lending

NAB has today announced a unique collaboration with Lighter Capital , a leading fintech lender that supports early stage tech-enabled start-ups with funding opportunities , to help their business get off the ground .

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10/10/2019

Partner

United States

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1/30/2019

Partner

United States

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1/30/2019

Partner

United States

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1/30/2019

Client

United States

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Date

11/13/2020

10/10/2019

1/30/2019

1/30/2019

1/30/2019

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Client

Business Partner

Country

Australia

United States

United States

United States

United States

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NAB collaborates with Lighter Capital on startup lending

NAB has today announced a unique collaboration with Lighter Capital , a leading fintech lender that supports early stage tech-enabled start-ups with funding opportunities , to help their business get off the ground .

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Lighter Capital Team

11 Team Members

Lighter Capital has 11 team members, including , .

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Erik Benson

Founder

Current

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Erik Benson

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