Bridge Financing” (or Bridge Loan) typically is short-term Debt Financing, such as a Convertible Debt Financing, which is used in a “bridge” situation where the money to be raised with the Bridge Financing will help fund the operations of the company until its next Equity Financing. The purpose of Bridge Financing is to extend the runway between the company’s current financial situation and some future goal, such as a round of Venture Capital Financing or the sale of the company at a higher Valuation.