In this episode, Ginsler Wealth CEO, Brian Ginsler, chats with Alkarim Jivraj, CEO of Espresso Capital. They discuss venture debt, its risk profile, how the Espresso team values opportunities, and how the firm got its unique name!
In this episode we discuss:
1:52 Background on Alkarim Jivraj
4:21 The Espresso name
5:46 Venture debt 101
9:28 How do companies service their venture debt
11:47 Benefits for lenders
13:48 Risks in venture debt
16:44 Loss metrics
18:33 Sourcing deals
22:40 Espresso’s proprietary software
25:16 Closing remarks and disclaimer
Note that past performance is not indicative of future returns, and nothing in this episode should be considered as investment advice.
The Unlimited Podcast is a Ginsler Wealth audio production. It is hosted and produced by Brian Ginsler, and edited and mixed by Kathryn Donville.