Fundraising 101: Hum Capital’s Guide to Raising Capital

Put simply, fundraising is hard. It’s time-consuming and can distract the CEO and leadership team from focusing on running their business. Before one can even “get started,” they must answer the question “why should my company fundraise?” – and this pre-work is just the beginning. Next comes deciding which financing option to select (debt or…

Hum Webinar Recap: Ready to Raise? Time Your Fundraise Like a Pro

On November 18th, 2021, the Hum Capital team convened a panel of experts to discuss fundraising readiness, how to tell your company’s story, and when to pursue different types of financing when raising capital. Basile Senesi, Hum’s Chief Revenue Officer, moderated the panel, which included the following rockstar lineup: Mikal Khoso, Investor at Wavemaker Partners…

Expectations Versus Realities of Non-Dilutive Financing

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Non-dilutive financing (also known as debt) has lots of benefits when it comes to funding a growing company. But it also has drawbacks. In this article, Hum Capital’s Ryan Ridgway explains what it’s like for growth-stage companies to raise debt and to live with it, now and in the future. In our earlier post, we…

Hum Webinar Recap: Growing Your Subscription Business With Less Dilution

On September 14th, 2021, the Hum Capital team convened a panel of experts to learn about the ins and outs of non-dilutive and debt financing for recurring revenue businesses. Michael Slawson, Head of Growth, moderated the panel, which included the following panelists: Nikunj Mehta, Founder and CEO of Falkonry Ed Wu, Managing Director at Bastion…

Bridging to Growth: 6 Non-Dilutive Financing Models for SaaS Companies

You likely already know that the traditional VC route isn’t the only way to fund your SaaS business’ growth. In fact, only about 1% of U.S. startups ever get venture funding. But how can you bridge the gaps in SaaS financing when your business needs help to grow? Venture debt can provide needed financing to…