River SaaS Capital has hired Wendy Jarchow as chief investment officer. Previously, Jarchow was a venture partner at JumpStart Inc.
CLEVELAND, June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — River SaaS Capital welcomes Wendy Jarchow to the team as Chief Investment Officer. Ms. Jarchow will manage River SaaS Capital’s portfolio of loans, devise strategies for growth and act as a liaison between investors.
“Wendy has a wealth of investment and start-up knowledge, and we are excited to have her join our team,” says River SaaS Capital President Matt Kennedy. “Her invaluable experience will be crucial to furthering River SaaS’s future and the future of our customers.”
Ms. Jarchow comes to River SaaS Capital with over 18 years of experience in finance, venture capital and strategic planning. As a Venture Partner at JumpStart, Inc., she assisted client companies with developing funding strategies and secured capital for both start-ups and scaleup businesses. Before JumpStart, Ms. Jarchow was the Senior Director of Development for Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine administering programmatic support for their translational medicine program. Prior to CWRU, she was the Director of Business Development for Chrysalis Ventures. Ms. Jarchow also worked for The Fitzgerald Group in Chicago, LaSalle Bank, ABN AMRO, and Key Bank. She studied at John Carroll University with a focus in business management and marketing.
“I am excited for the opportunity to help growing SaaS companies reach their full potential by providing financing that allows them to leverage their business while maintaining ownership,” Ms. Jarchow states. “Furthermore, with the partnership of the TruWest companies, we have an opportunity to be more than just capital to these growing businesses. We have the operational experience that we can bring to bear.”
About River SaaS Capital
River SaaS Capital, a division of River Capital Finance and a TruWest company, offers debt-based financing for software-as-a-service businesses. As a debt lender, River SaaS Capital looks to provide non-dilutive financing to businesses that do not want to give up equity to investors and who typically do not qualify for traditional bank lending due to their business model.