About Prospeq Growth Capital

Helping All Founders Achieve Prosperity and Equality


We believe in Prosperity and Equality and built Prospeq to support all founders.

Capital for Your Growth

We provide $500k to $2M loans to support growing businesses and talented founders.

Supporting Great Founders

We partner with $2-10M revenue businesses with low cash burn focused on growth. 



Managing Partner/Founder

Ryan Edwards boasts 20 years experience in lending, including 13 years funding emerging venture-backed companies at Silicon Valley Bank. He carries this experience into Prospeq to support great founders. Ryan has a passion for mountain biking, golf, and basketball. The inspiration to launch Prospeq after many years was fueled by the unwavering support of his wife, Erin, and their daughter and son. "Supporting founders directly through Prospeq has been a dream come true.



Ayla Edwards is a full time student pursuing a career in medicine. She is currently volunteering with several organizations including the Arizona State Fair and the Kyrene School District. Ayla is an honors student who's interests include Voice and Theater. She has recently served as Vice President of her school's choir council. Her theatrical interests include Shakespeare and Musical Theater.



Damon Doe brings 30 years of experience financing early to late-stage emerging growth companies. He dedicates his efforts to catalyzing entrepreneurs' company growth, with a professional focus on providing alternative financing solutions. Currently, Damon is the founder of Kiso Capital, a private investment company specializing in offering debt to emerging growth companies.



Travis Wood is responsible for sourcing and managing investments at Escalate Capital. He joined Escalate in 2019 after a 20-year career at Silicon Valley Bank, serving in various managerial, sales, and portfolio oversight roles. He most recently served as managing director of the bank’s Credit Solutions team and oversaw the technology portfolio across the southwestern U.S.


Changing Funding for the Future

Prospeq is driven to disproportionately fund underserved founders and geographies. We do not exclude anyone. Our fund was created to improve funding trends in venture capital to create a better future for all founders.

Key Values


Rooted in empathy, we embrace compassion, offering unwavering support to entrepreneurs navigating the challenges of their journey to success.


Transparency and ethical principles form the bedrock of our Venture Debt, guiding us in building trust and reliability through every aspect of our business practices with both our investors and founders.


We demonstrate exceptional dedication to the success of our portfolio companies, offering not just financial support, but also the time and resources necessary for their growth and development.


Every investment we make is driven by a clear sense of purpose, seeking opportunities that align with our commitment to making a positive and meaningful impact on industries and communities.

Charities that Prospeq Supports

Get in Touch

Get in touch if you have any questions or to schedule a meeting to discuss how Prospeq can help fund your business, or how to get involved in funding our incredible portfolio companies.