Growth Capital for Mississippi

Grits Capital has a wide range of target industries that include business services, agribusiness, manufacturing, healthcare/medical devices and information technology.

Generally, companies that are attractive for our portfolio are companies that are led by highly trained and committed management who have a real stake in their company’s success. We look for businesses with sustained double-digit growth with stable demand in a space where they have a demonstrable competitive advantage.

Typical investments target private companies with revenues between $3-10 million with EBITDA in the $250K-$2 million range. Smaller opportunities can be considered with sufficient credit enhancement (collateral/guaranty).

Optimal Investment Size

$250K - 2 million

Investment type

Senior secured debt, subordinated debt with warrants or preferred stock


3-5 years

Borrower size

$3-10 million in revenues, $250K-$2 million in EBITDA


Flexible interest-only periods and amortization schedules

Use of proceeds

Equipment, inventory & working capital

Job creation criteria

1 new FTE position for every $150K invested