Lighter Capital Overview

  • Service
  • Lender

  • Year Founded
  • 2010

Year Founded

  • Professionals
  • 43


  • Financed Companies
  • 221

  • Financings
  • 323

Lighter Capital General Information


Established in 2010, Lighter Capital is a lending firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The firm provides financing to growth companies. The firm caters to sectors including human capital services, media, food products, commercial banks, software, and others.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Service Provider Type
Corporate Office
  • 1201 3rd Avenue
  • Suite 1601
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • United States
+1 (888) 000-0000

Lighter Capital Financings

Company Name Financing Date Debt/Deal Date Debt/Deal Amount
HBox Jan 2023 00000 0000000
School Bytes Dec 2021 00000 0000000
Learn To Live Nov 2021 00000 0000000
Ordoro Oct 2021 00000 0000000
Cartogram Oct 2021 00000 0000000
Next Force Technology Oct 2021 00000 0000000
Dixon Technologies Oct 2021 00000 0000000
Qnary Sep 2021 00000 0000000
TECOBI Sep 2021 00000 0000000
Flip (Business/Productivity Software) Sep 2021 00000 0000000
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Lighter Capital Co-Lenders (6)

Lender Lender Type Lender Location Total Shared Financings Last Shared Financing
Agility Capital Lender Santa Barbara, CA 1
Credibility Capital Lender Newark, NJ 0
ECN Capital Lender Toronto, Canada 0
Maine Technology Institute Lender Brunswick, ME 0 00000
PNC Commercial Bank Pittsburgh, PA 1
SVB Financial Group Commercial Bank Santa Clara, CA 2 000
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Lighter Capital Investment Preferences

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Lighter Capital Team (50)

Name Title Related Financings Office Contact
Melissa Widner Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 0 Seattle, WA
Nicholas Baker Chief Operating Officer Seattle, WA
Kevin Fink Chief Technology Officer Seattle, WA
Marc Verissimo Chief Risk Officer & Chairman Seattle, WA
Jessica Jara Controller Seattle, WA
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Lighter Capital Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since
Erik Benson Self Co-Founder & Board Member 000 0000
Howard Silby Self Board Member 000 0000
Marc Verissimo Lighter Capital Chief Risk Officer & Chairman 000 0000
Melissa Widner Lighter Capital Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Molly Otter Self Board Member 000 0000
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Lighter Capital FAQs

  • When was Lighter Capital founded?

    Lighter Capital was founded in 2010.

  • Who is the founder of Lighter Capital?

    Jacob Colker, Andy Sack, and Erik Benson are the founders of Lighter Capital.

  • Who is the CEO of Lighter Capital?

    Melissa Widner is the CEO of Lighter Capital.

  • Where is Lighter Capital headquartered?

    Lighter Capital is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

  • What is the size of Lighter Capital?

    Lighter Capital total number of employees/professionals is 43.

  • What service provider type is Lighter Capital?

    Lighter Capital's service provider type is Lender.

  • What companies has Lighter Capital invested in or acquired?

    Lighter Capital has invested in or acquired companies like Checkbox (Software Development Applications), Storytellit, and MemoryFox.

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