Western Technology Investment

Swiftly provides the technology tools that democratize the technology lead, enjoyed by Amazon and Walmart, to the rest of the industry.

Swiftly quickly gets brick-and-mortar stores set up to cater to online customers

Pixalate provides fraud protection, privacy and compliance analytics for connected television and mobile advertising.

Pixalate tunes into $18.1M for fraud prevention in television, mobile advertising

Maurice Werdegar is the longtime CEO of venture debt shop Western Technology Investment, one of the most active venture debt lenders in the U.S. It’s also one of the older…

Venture debt’s new reality: ‘The last thing we want is management walking away from a company’

Estate planning in the U.S. is a $180 billion industry and, unlike many of the other areas in the multitrillion-dollar financial services market, it’s one that has yet to see…

San Diego’s Trust & Will raises $6 million for online estate planning

Venture debt has been much in the news lately. Are desperate times beginning to call for desperate measures? That might be an overstatement. At the same time, the venture debt…

Yep, more later-stage companies are taking on venture debt

Beacon, a subscription flight service founded by former Surf Air CEO Wade Eyerly (and two other Surf Air Co-founders), announced that the company has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. The…

Subscription Flight Service Beacon Lands $7.5M In Series A Funding

BlazeMeter, which provides the JMeter-based performance testing cloud, has secured $6.5 million in a series A financing round led by YL Ventures, a previous investor.