S1E5: Venture Debt with Alkarim Jivraj from Espresso Capital
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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.

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