WTI: Leading in the Venture Debt Market

By Robert Siegel, Anne Beyer, Andrew Freiman
2023 | Case No. E819 | Length 16 pgs.
This case provides an overview of the venture debt industry with a focus on WTI, a leading venture debt provider. The case follows Maurice Werdegar, the Chairman of WTI, as he considers offering a new loan and amending an existing loan.

Learning Objective

This case is designed to help students understand the venture debt market and the dynamics and issues around raising venture debt. Students are asked to evaluate a proposed loan and potential loan amendment from the perspective of WTI and the two early stage companies involved.
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