VD  BizCapital


     Office Locations:

190 Carondelet Plaza
Suite 1500
St. Louis, MO 63105

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  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Formed in 1999, BizCapital is a non-depository financial institution offering competitive loans to small- and medium-sized companies. The firm provides loans for working capital needs, asset acquisitions, expansions and start-up businesses. Loans range from $750,000 to $5 million and are usually in the form of SBA, USDA, mezzanine and well-secured real estate loans. Well-secured loans typically range from $500,000 to $3.5 million. Mezzanine loans, usually unsecured, range from $100,000 to $1 million. Since BizCapital's inception, the firm has made more than $140 million in loans to businesses in a variety of industries. Preferred industries include manufacturing, marine transportation, retail, health services, and energy. BizCapital is primarily interested in assisting businesses located in Louisiana and Mississippi within the Gulf Opportunity (GO) Zone. BizCapital's parent company is Advantage Capital Partners (see profile), a venture capital and small business finance firm that invests in promising companies located in areas underserved by traditional venture capital.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Charles Booker Chief Operating Officer
    Rick Hummell Chief Executive Officer


    Portfolio companies include:

      Advanced Footware
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      American Truss
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      Capturion Network
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      SMI Companies
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      Thiel Tool
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