We're incredibly excited to announce that Ratio has secured $411M to fuel the transformation of B2B financing.
Venture Capital (V.C.) in the U.S. continues to surge in 2023, with projections nearing $70 billion. This presents a prime opportunity for early-stage ventures aiming to scale and thrive.However, the landscape is fraught with challenges. Less than 1% of small U.S. businesses manage to secure V.C. backing, and 25% are still looking for additional funds. For entrepreneurs, it's a path of both opportunities and obstacles.
As e-commerce flourishes, B2B Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) isn't just trending; it's transforming how major merchants operate. A 2022 McKinsey report noted that a solid 65% of B2B companies are now all-in on online sales. Taking cues from the B2C world, the surge in B2B BNPL services is evident.
In the fast-paced startup finance arena, Venture Capital has traditionally reigned supreme—but not without strings like equity dilution and loss of control. In a telling shift, VC funding plummeted to $76 billion in Q1 2023, down 53%.
In this post, we'll break down top-notch competitors to Pipe, including Ratio, Founderpath, and Liberis. From standout features to pricing, we've got you covered.
The days of rudimentary monthly cash flow and profit / loss calculations are long gone, with recurring revenue, customer acquisition costs, churn rates, and other SaaS-specific financial metrics now the basis of make-or-break strategic decisions.
The US is home to over 32 Revenue-Based Financing (RBF) companies collectively managing 57+ distinct funds totaling more than $4.31 billion in capital. This growth is driven mainly by the demand for subscription-based payments.
Capchase is a prominent Revenue-Based Financing (RBF) platform providing businesses with upfront capital based on recurring revenues. It converts predictable MRR into ARR, providing companies with fast, flexible funding upfront without debt or dilution.
The tech sector has been facing some choppy water in recent months. Global VC investment plummeted putting even the sturdiest software startups under huge financial strain. Which companies withstand that pressure and survive the funding drought will depend almost entirely on strategic decisions made at an executive level.
Revenue-Based Financing is an innovative way to secure funding while simultaneously mitigating risk and maintaining control. As a leader, embracing RBF demonstrates your commitment to exploring diverse funding options and encourages your team to think creatively about how to tackle financial challenges.
True Sale Based Financing (TBF) is a transaction where cash-generating assets (accounts receivable, annual contracts, multi-year contracts, etc.) are fully transferred from a seller to a buyer for a purchase consideration. Understand the value of true sale based financing and why it matters to the long term success of your company.