Could venture debt be the bridge between startups in Southeast Europe and global growth?
Why is venture debt becoming increasingly attractive? When is the best time to raise venture debt, and how can it complement equity rounds? Furthermore, to what risks and legal considerations should founders pay attention? Finally, what should you keep in mind when choosing your venture debt lender?
Given that venture debt is a relatively unknown option with just about 2% market share and plenty of untapped potential in SEE, compared to 16% in the US, in this deep dive, The Recursive will be exploring the answers to these and other important questions. We’ll also discuss more in-depth aspects of the topic together with Donatella Callegaris and Denis Mosolov, Managing Partners at Flashpoint’s Venture Debt fund, one of the most active venture debt providers in Central and Eastern Europe.