Stop Surviving.
Start Scaling.

The first sweat equity marketplace to access crucial scaling services like legal, marketing, and product to optimize your runway.

Solving Startup Challenges with SWEAT

We’ve created a unique solution to sweat equity for founders to reduce the challenges of proving product/market fit and user growth while managing spending against runway.

“Funding” for Success

We help founders use sweat as a tool to secure needed services that will propel them to the next level of success, whether that’s finding product market fit or securing seed funding and beyond

Access Top Tier Talent

We’ve secured over 60 high performing service providers across industries that work on sweat terms and are ready to partner with you.

Preserve your Runway

Getting the services you need doesn’t mean you need to deplete your capital and put your company at risk. With SWEAT you can secure these services with a minimal cash investment.

Proven Success & Engagement

$18M

In Total Deals

90%

Retention

70+

Service Providers

A Simple Process with Great Reward

We’ve created a unique solution to sweat equity for founders to reduce the challenges of proving product/market fit and user growth while managing spending against runway.

01

Connect with our Team

Let us know you’re ready to find a service provider and we’ll set up a call to understand your needs

02

Explore Service Providers

We’ll connect you with best fit service providers ready to sweat

03

Lynx will create the deal

We’ll structure a fair and transparent deal for both parties on the sweat note

04

Full deal management

We’ll manage your deal over the course of its lifetime on a user friendly platform

Success in Funding

“Lynx allowed us to preserve runway in a tough macro environment, while getting onboarded with a top notch legal firm. Their SWEAT Note made it easy to understand and negotiate the deal. Win-win!”.

Noel Moldvai

Co-Founder and CEO, Augment

Equity for Expertise

“I love the concept…because I’ve wondered the same thing: I’m helping all these startups go from $10m to $100m and I’m just getting paid hourly — How could I get a share of that?”

James Johnson

Founder and CEO, Quantum Hires

Trusted by Founders & Service Providers

Read about our success stories in partnering our Startup Founders with elite Service Providers.

Get the Services you need across industries

We connect startup founders with an array of essential services across industries. Explore the services we offer in our easy to navigate marketplace.

Removing Legal Concerns

We’ve created a unique solution to sweat equity for founders to reduce the challenges of proving product/market fit and user growth while managing spending against runway.

Learn to SWEAT

We’re actively compiling helpful resources for Founders and Service Providers alike to learn more about the benefits of incorporating a sweat based structure into your business. Read our articles below.

Structuring Yourself for Fundraising

Fundraising sucks. Plain and simple. No matter what your circumstances are, fundraising takes more than just a pitch deck and a dream.

Fundraising sucks. Plain and simple. No matter what your circumstances are, fundraising takes more than just a pitch deck and a dream.

The Two Rules of Venture: (1) Don’t Run Out of Money, (2) See Rule #1

Learn how to attract investors and secure funding for your startup without burning through cash. Explore the advantages of leveraging a sophisticated SWEAT equity approach, conserving resources while aligning interests with service providers. Discover more about streamlining transactions through Lynx's platform.

Learn how to attract investors and secure funding for your startup without burning through cash. Explore the advantages of leveraging a sophisticated SWEAT equity approach, conserving resources while aligning interests with service providers. Discover more about streamlining transactions through Lynx's platform.

Get started with the
Lynx SWEAT equity toolkit.

We’re doing better venture deals. Want in?