Legion Capital Corporation, an Orlando, Fla.-based venture capital and advisory firm, has launched a subsidiary company, Stage 1 Funding, LLC, to address the demand for small business finance.
Stage 1 will work with small companies and entrepreneurs to give them access capital to start or grow their business.
Led by President Joseph B. Hilton of the Hilton Hotel Family, Stage 1 has a management team with over 75 years of venture capital and corporate finance experience.
Stage 1 will work with small business owners to access capital in a number of ways, including:
– Business Credit Lines
– Accounts Receivable or Contract Finance
– Equipment or Inventory Finance
– Venture Debt or Equity
– Crowdfunding through the Legion Capital Funding Platform
Through its parent company Legion Capital, Stage 1 has the ability to directly invest in companies through its own family of venture funds, including a mortgage fund for real estate entrepreneurs, and a secured debt fund for accounts receivable, contract or general debt finance.