debt financing Archive

Pusher pulls in $2.5M to push live web and app content everywhere

London-based Pusher, the company powering The NY Times’ live election results and DraftKing’s fantasy scoring results, just raised $2.5 million to up its stakes further. The money came from SaaS Capital, which focuses on debt financing aimed at the Software as a Service (SaaS) space. The company has seen strong organic growth so far, with more than 100,000 developers using Pusher to deliver content to their …

Understanding debt

Without leverage, the private equity sector as we know it wouldn’t exist. While some tech execs and VCs recoil at the thought of using leverage, the truth is that the Innovation Economy has accessed debt for more than 35 years. Airbnb, Uber, Didi and Spotify have all made headlines of late by raising enormous debt rounds. This has served to stimulate the thinking of first-time …