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7 Top Debt Venture Capital Firms

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 17, 2022
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Some venture capitals will back founders from day one until IPO, while other venture capitals may specialize in providing growth equity for companies that are ready to scale.

In this article, you’ll find a list of the top venture capital firms providing Debt capital.

7 Debt Venture Capital Firms

1) Battery Ventures

Battery Ventures

Batter is a VC firm investing in technology companies worldwide, from startups to established market leaders.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Israel, United Kingdom
  • City: Boston, San Francisco, Tel Aviv-Yafo, London, New York
  • Started in: 1983
  • Founders: Rick Frisbie
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Industrial, Consumer, Cybersecurity, Cloud, Devops, AI & ML, Fintech, Healthcare, Infrastructure
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed, Debt, Private Equity
  • Minimum check size: $1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $500,000,000
  • Number of investments: 810
  • Number of exits: 197
  • Funds raised: $17,700,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Coinbase, Wayfair, Glassdoor

You can find their website here.

You can contact them at +1 (617) 948-3600.

2) BGF (Business Growth Fund)

BGF (Business Growth Fund)

Business Growth Fund invests in small and mid-sized businesses in UK and Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom, Ireland
  • City: Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Caerdydd, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Nottingham, Reading
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Stephen Welton
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, AI & ML, E-Commerce, Education, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Media, Climate & Sustainability, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer, DTC, Energy, Infrastructure, Construction
  • Stages: Early Stage, Debt, Private Equity
  • Minimum check size: £1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: £8,000,000
  • Number of investments: 381
  • Number of exits: 70
  • Funds raised: £597,300,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Miss Group, LoopMe, Trouva

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at enquiries@businessgrowthfund.co.uk.

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3) Balderton Capital

Balderton Capital

Balderton is a venture capital firm that only invests in European-based startups.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • City: London
  • Started in: 2000
  • Founders: Bernard Liautaud, Daniel Waterhouse, Suranga Chandratillake, James Wise, Rob Moffat
  • Industries: Healthcare, Cybersecurity, E-Commerce, Food & Beverage, Entertainment, Mobility, Fintech, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed, Debt, Private Equity
  • Minimum check size: £150,000
  • Maximum check size: £500,000
  • Number of investments: 376
  • Number of exits: 73
  • Funds raised: £5,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Recorded Future, Sinch, Depop

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at inbound@balderton.com.

4) ff Venture Capital

ff Venture Capital

ffVC is a venture capital firm investing in some of the strongest growth areas to date, including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones, enterprise cloud software, and crowdfunding.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: John Frankel, Mariusz Adamski
  • Industries: Cybersecurity, AI & ML, Cloud, Enterprise, Fintech, Education, Consumer, Big Data & Analytics, Robotics, E-Commerce, Gaming, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A, Series B, Debt
  • Minimum check size: $300,000
  • Maximum check size: $700,000
  • Number of investments: 355
  • Number of exits: 28
  • Funds raised: $289,100,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Cornerstone Ondemand, Lithium Technologies, Plated

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at office@ffvc.com.

5) Advanced Technology Ventures

Advanced Technology Ventures

Founded in 1979, Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) is a venture capital investing in technology, healthcare, and cleantech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Boston, San Francisco
  • Started in: 1979
  • Founders: Dr. Thaddeus F. Walkowicz, Dr. Ivan Sutherland, George Kokkinakis, Dr. Robert Loewy
  • Industries: Healthcare, Internet & Mobile, Industrial, Climate & Sustainability
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed, Debt
  • Minimum check size: $10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $50,000,000
  • Number of investments: 291
  • Number of exits: 142
  • Funds raised: $1,800,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Planful, Fuze, Calithera Biosciences

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at investoreelations@atvcapital.com.

6) Sevin Rosen Funds

Sevin Rosen Funds

Sevin Rosen Funds is a Texas-based VC firm investing in tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, United Kingdom
  • City: Dallas, Austin, Palo Alto, London
  • Started in: 1981
  • Founders: Ben Rosen, L.J. Sevin
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Media, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Industrial, Energy, Productivity, SaaS
  • Stages: Late Stage, Early Stage, Debt
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $15,000,000
  • Number of investments: 218
  • Number of exits: 63
  • Funds raised: $1,700,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Splunk, Vidyo, Alder Biopharmaceuticals

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@srfunds.com.

7) Clearstone Venture Partners

Clearstone Venture Partners

Clearstone Venture Partners is a California-based venture capital firm which has invested in a range of companies, including eToys, Overture, PayPal, United Online, MP3.com and Jump.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Santa Monica, San Francisco
  • Started in: 1997
  • Founders: William Elkus, Sumant Mandal
  • Industries: Fintech, Enterprise, Marketplace, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Automative, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed, Debt
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 104
  • Number of exits: 25
  • Funds raised: $200,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Paypal, Billdesk, Managed By Q

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@clearstone.com.

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