Riverside Acceleration Capital

Long-term partners for growth

Our Platform

Aiming to be the most flexible source of growth capital, anywhere.

Software Specialists

We invest exclusively in enterprise software companies. As specialists, our team understands the unique challenges and opportunities growing businesses face every day.

Massive resources

We are a part of The Riverside Company, which has more than $5 billion in assets under management, a presence on 4 continents, and more than 25 years of knowledge and experience growing small businesses.

Tailor made

Specifically for high-growth B2B software companies. Our investment structure creates better alignment, and is designed to meet the needs of fast-moving enterprise software businesses.

Long term partners

After our initial investment, we have significant capacity to provide follow-on equity capital. Our capabilities and network support growth across all company stages.

True growth capital

Far beyond working capital. We make initial investments of up to $4 million—enough to have a meaningful impact on your business, and to help you achieve ‘step function’ value milestones.

Acceleration toolbox

Access our relationships, network, and tools to drive efficiencies and growth. Riverside’s global platform includes over 80 portfolio companies, and offices in over a dozen countries. Leverage our scale to help you grow.

Our Model

Structured to deliver the right amount of capital and expertise, at just the right time.

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Investment Size

$500k - $4 million

Significant capacity for additional investment.

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Investment Structure

5-year non-convertible note Long-term nature maximizes flexibility of capital.
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Return Method

Small percentage of monthly revenue Keeps capital lightweight and aligned to companies’ growth.
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Capped Return

1.5-2.0x the investment amount Company maximizes equity upside from growth.
Our Focus

We make a small number of investments every year in companies with extraordinary potential.

As a start, we look for:

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B2B SaaS companies, across all sectors in North America.

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$1.5 million and up in annual sales.

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History of efficient growth, and strong momentum.

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Desire to invest in further expansion.

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Our Mission

The Internet changes everything. Growth funding shouldn't be an exception.

Business building has certainly changed with the advent of modern cloud paradigms. These platforms have shifted the way products are built and companies are scaled, simultaneously offering reduced technology risk with improved capital efficiency. As a result, today’s software companies are scaling faster than ever before, against an ever broadening set of market opportunities. Yet, despite these innovations in business building, funding innovation has not kept pace.

We believe there remains a time for traditional venture models, but that often an alternative is needed. Riverside Acceleration Capital gives companies the capital needed to grow their business, launch new products and maximize value without diluting ownership, control, or optionality. We do so by delivering the right amount of capital at the right stages of growth and development. Our unique model and backing help us to support our companies across their entire lifecycle.

Our Team

We are software specialists, passionate investors, and entrepreneurs at heart.


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Our Story

A long-term partner with the resources to support companies across their entire lifecycle.

Riverside Acceleration Capital partners with innovative enterprise software companies, providing capital to accelerate growth through sales investment, product evolution, and expansion into new markets.

As part of The Riverside Company, a global investment firm experienced across multiple sectors, stages and geographies, Riverside Acceleration Capital is a long-term partner with the resources to support companies across their entire lifecycle.

Riverside Acceleration Capital provides flexible capital that helps software companies accelerate into their next growth phase, a network and support to maintain a solid foundation for that growth, and follow-on equity capital to facilitate rapid expansion.

Contact Us

We are located at 45 Rockefeller Center, in the heart of New York City.

We love meeting new software companies, so if you’d like to talk, please get introduced

For general inquiries, contact@riverside.ac