RESOURCES

"Do you want to be rich or be king?"

A timeless article on the realities founders face once they have investors. 

The Founder's Dilemma

Harvard Business Review, Feb. 2008

"Do you want to be rich or be king?"

A timeless article on the realities founders face once they have investors. 

The Founder's Dilemma

Harvard Business Review, Feb. 2008

GOOD READS

"Does the traditional VC financing model make sense for all companies? Absolutely not."
A series of articles on the emerging class of revenue-based investors which will soon become a major segment of the venture ecosystem.

Revenue-based Investing: A new option for founders who care about control
David Teten Blog

"Do you want to be rich or be king?"

A timeless article on the realities founders face once they have investors. 

The Founder's Dilemma

Harvard Business Review, Feb. 2008

"The truth is I didn’t really understand just how screwed I was until I understood how each term in the term sheet could be used to screw me."

Want to Know How VCs Calculate Valuation Differently From Founders?

Both Sides of the Table, July 2010

WEBINARS

Revenue Based Financing

(16 min dur.;

starts at 2:42)

Interview with Molly Otter

Oct 30, 2020

Boise Startup Week

Learn About Royalty Financing for Growth

(starts at 13:35)

Interview with Kevin Learned

Jan 12, 2021

CSE Tech Tuesdays

ACA Webinar Series:
Revenue-B
ased Financing
March 9, 2022
1 hour duration
Sage Partner, Kevin Learned, and K&L Gates Partner, Gary Kocher, discuss how RBF can help investors diversify their portfolios and increase their returns by enabling returns to start flowing much sooner than a traditional equity investment.

Primer on Sage Growth Capital Fund
June 23, 2020
1 hour duration
Sage Investment Partner Molly Otter provides an inside look at Sage's fund to the Revenue Based Working Group Speaker Series.

Sage Advice: The True Cost of Equity Webinar 
June 16, 2020
1 hour duration
A webinar for entrepreneurs and investors on the true cost (sometimes hidden) of equity capital. Includes interviews with two successful entrepreneurs on their experiences both bootstrapping and raising equity.

Webinar for Angel Investors

March 11, 2020

1 hour duration

A webinar for angel investors around the country on revenue-based finance, how it may complement their investing activities and benefit their portfolio companies.