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Funding Sources

Kinect Essentials: Funding Sources

Experts Jaquelynne (Petro) Elliott, Silicon Valley Bank: JB Henriksen, Ampleo: Rick Haskell, Westminster; and Chandana Haque, Altitude Lab. Moderated by Tara Spalding, Kinect Capital

Understand the difference between debt, equity, and non-dilutive sources, implications to the capital use of funds and each repayment expectations. 

How to Choose the Right Startup Funding Sources

Tara Spalding, Kinect Capital

Learn about capital accessibility and funding sources to grow businesses. Tara Spalding of Kinect Capital teaches participants on startup capital types such as dilutive, non-dilutive, and debt based options according to company performance, maturity and preference.

Family Office Venture Investing, Equity and Debt Panel

With strong historical venture capital returns, over the last few years Family Offices have been wading into the venture ecosystem. Hear from our expert panel on where the investment opportunities lie, and how best to capitalize on early-stage investment opportunities in both debt and equity.

Presenters: Marcia Nelson, Managing Director and President of Family Office Division, Freedom Capital Markets, and Chairman of the Board, Kinect Capital, Katherine Hill Ritchie, Senior Director of TEDCO Venture Funds; David Nielson, Kensingon Stern; Lawrence Jatsek, Founder, Tria Family Office; Grace Lovret, Franger LLC.

Grant, Credits, and Foundation Capital Panel

The Grant, Credits, and Foundation Capital can help companies securely grow their business.This panel of capital experts explore non-dilutive resources provided by the private and public sectors and tell you what to expect in 2023.

Presenters: Chris Badger – NOW CFO, Dan Hemmert – Hemmco, LLC, Shawn Marchant – Tanner, Ginger Harris – B10 Capital, and Linda Cabrales – Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity.


Non-Dilutive Capital Sources Panel

Are you looking to raise capital without sacrificing ownership or control of your company? This panel is taking a deep dive into non-dilutive funding options, such as grants, loans, and revenue-based financing which can be a great alternative to traditional venture capital or angel investments.

Presenters: Kevin Learned – Sage Growth Capital, Karol Patterson: Mountainland Association of Governments, Don MacMillan – U.S. Small Business Administration, Bill Kirth – Rectify Partners, and David Stahl – Hillcrest Bank.

Funding Education Resources​

Hillcrest recently won SBA’s 2023 Colorado Top 7a Impact Lender of the Year and SBA’s Utah Top 504 Third Party Lender in 2023. Their employees actively engage, mentor and advise the Kinect Capital community.

Complete the Raising Capital Overview lesson through Kinect Capital’s EdApp. Learn about the differences between dilutive, non-dilutive, and debt based transactions, what to expect when working with these different providers, and assess which is most applicable for your business

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