FounderMade’s D2C Finance & Funding Summit: Debt is Not a Four-Letter Word Workshop
When you think of Venture Capital, what comes to mind? Probably something along the lines of exciting, validating or success? What about when you think about debt? Chances are it is something negative, right? Well, it’s time to rethink financing options. Did you know that debt – yes debt – can be a great supplement of capital or even the sole source for many businesses looking to grow? And financing with debt lets you hang on to more of your equity, which equals a bigger payday in the long run. We’ll talk with two leaders about their experiences with capital and how they used debt to finance their rapid growth.
Jennifer Palmer, CEO, Gerber Finance
Jill Vos, Co-Founder, Baby Gourmet Foods
Mike Fake, CFO, Stasher