Columbia Lake Partners


Columbia Lake Partners (CLP) is a venture debt provider that offers growth loans to European early-stage and growth-stage technology companies. CLP also provides strategic guidance and support to its portfolio companies.

Fund Investors

CLP is backed by a knowledgeable group of investors, including partners at Bessemer Venture Partners.

Funding Strategy

“Our experience through the ups and downs of the past decade has taught us that no company has a straight path to success. Because of this, our approach is to take a “light touch” with no board seats, light covenants and standard reporting.”

  • No board seat
  • Light covenant package
  • Standard reporting package
  • Equity co-investors

Senior / Management Team

  • Craig W. Netterfield, Managing Partner
  • Ed Salmon, Partner & CFO
  • Daniel Bull, Investment Director
  • George Bartlett, Investment Director

Facts and Figures

No. of companies funded60+
Current fund capacity€250 million
Funds deployed€300 million
Active sinceXXX
Typical loan sizeUSD 2 – 20 million
Financial covenants0
Geographical focusEurope
Funding stagePost Series A

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