In this episode, Hall welcomes Krista Morgan, General Partner at Stage and founding partner of the Stage Fund.
With its headquarters in Denver, Colorado, Stage makes control-based investments in businesses that have proven market traction but need a new approach and capital partner to get to the next level. Stage is a turnaround venture fund that offers early stage-small and medium-sized enterprises both the capital and management expertise to rethink their approach to growth.
Stage specializes in situations that require restructuring, refocusing, and reinvesting for growth. They work with management teams to balance growth and cash flow to create a sustainable, valuable company.
Krista is an accomplished fintech entrepreneur, founding two ventures prior to joining Stage. She has raised over $100M in debt and equity, managed a $75M loan portfolio, and provided over $1B of financing. She is a regular speaker on entrepreneurship, finance and a champion of diversity in tech.
Krista discusses how she sees the industry evolving and shares some of the challenges investors face.
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