We’ll help you grow fast, and wisely.
You’re the CEO or owner of a business, probably in tech, facing some big choices.
Maybe you want financing for expansion, or to buy a business; or maybe you want to buy out a partner. You may also be thinking about selling your business, or refinancing it for liquidity.
We are here to help you.
Windigo Bay helps private businesses raise the capital they need and make wise financial choices.
I’m Keith Bates, the founder & CEO. My whole career has been dedicated to getting great projects and companies financed and built. I’ve led three operating companies, two of them in software and one in aerospace coatings. I was an award-winning VC at a top firm. Even before I went to law school, I was arranging project financing and distribution for feature films. It's what I've always loved and always done.
We commit to our clients and work hard to get them solutions.
What we can do for you
We'll help you:
- Source capital that is appropriate for your business, including debt, mezzanine debt, and governmental sources;
- Restructure distressed businesses and help owners get the business back on track;
- Help you find untapped sources of capital and growth within your current business;
- Negotiate acquisitions, partner buyouts and investor restructurings; &
- Help prepare businesses for sale and strategize the plan for an excellent exit.
If you want to see what we can do for you, let’s talk. I’ve been where you are, and you can trust me. All consultations are in confidence.
Call or email me today, and we can talk about your goals and situation.
Windigo Bay…negotiated with the buyer, managed the lawyers, stayed on top of the formal documents, and kept my legal fees to a reasonable level. The result was that I got a great deal that made me very happy, and we closed it smoothly and on friendly terms. – S.M., former co-owner of a digital media company
Keith was instrumental in helping coordinate, structure, negotiate and close my first round of funding. To say we couldn’t have done it without him would be an understatement. Not only was a tremendous advocate for me as his client, but he also quickly gained the trust of my investors… – J.P., owner of software company
Keith recently help me negotiate a key business transaction. Keith was able to quickly dissect all parties' interests and motivations at the emotional level as well as the financial level. He quickly combined his insight and understanding of the parties with his knowledge and previous experience to recommend an effective deal structure. - G.B., owner of a software company