Why

Why We’re Here

Market Opportunity

We address the €400 billion annual financing gap faced by European SMEs. 

Our Approach

We leverage our US OTC listing to channel capital to underserved European SMEs, providing innovative funding options. 

Target

We focus on established SMEs with proven business models and revenue streams, particularly in high-growth sectors. 

Value Creation

Beyond capital, we provide strategic guidance and operational support to drive growth and innovation. 

Compliance

We operate within the 40% asset ownership rule of the Investment Company Act of 1940, maintaining operational flexibility. 

Impact

We prioritize investments in SMEs that contribute to sustainable local economies, aligning with ESG factors. 

EU-US Bridge for SME Growth

We focus on European SMEs, leveraging US capital markets for their expansion.

Our goal: Facilitate significant growth for SMEs with annual revenues of €5M+.

We aim to transform these businesses into valuable, sellable enterprises.

 

Why

Why we’re here

Market Opportunity

We address the €400 billion annual financing gap faced by European SMEs. 

Our Approach

We leverage our US OTC listing to channel capital to underserved European SMEs, providing innovative funding options.

Target

We focus on established SMEs with proven business models and revenue streams, particularly in high-growth sectors.

Value Creation

Beyond capital, we provide strategic guidance and operational support to drive growth and innovation.

Compliance

We operate within the 40% asset ownership rule of the Investment Company Act of 1940, maintaining operational flexibility. 

Impact

We prioritize investments in SMEs that contribute to sustainable local economies, aligning with ESG factors. 

EU-US Bridge for SME Growth

We focus on European SMEs, leveraging US capital markets for their expansion. 

OUR GOAL

Facilitate significant growth for SMEs with annual revenues of €5M+. 

We aim to transform these businesses into valuable, sellable enterprises. 

The European SME Financing Dilemma

90% of EU corporate debt financing depends on bank loans, compared to just 20% in the US. 

Only 10% of European SMEs utilize equity financing, versus 50% of their US counterparts.

The European venture capital market is just 1/8th the size of the US market relative to GDP. 

PSTO’s Transatlantic Capital Bridge

Leveraging our US OTC listing to access a deeper pool of investors. 

Channeling US capital to underserved European SMEs. 

Providing European SMEs with previously unavailable funding options. 

We aim to transform these businesses from

big small businesses

into a

valuable, sellable enterprises

Aim to acquire one high-potential European SME per year. 

Ensure focused attention and resources for each portfolio company. 

Active management and value creation through strategic guidance and operational support. 

Sector Focus

Initial concentration on high-growth sectors: Telecom, GreenTech, MedTech, and AI/ML 

Long-term vision is sector-agnostic, supporting dynamic founders across various industries 

For Founders (SMEs)

Access to capital beyond traditional bank loans: Providing innovative financing options to support growth. 

Strategic partnership with a US-listed entity: Leveraging our US OTC listing to facilitate expansion into broader markets. 

Operational and Strategic Support: Offering hands-on support for scaling operations, innovation, and growth. 

ESG and Sustainable Growth: Prioritizing investments that contribute to sustainable local economies and align with ESG factors.

Long-Term Growth Partnership: Collaborating with founders to drive growth and innovation, aiming to double revenues within 5 years. 

Comprehensive Growth Resources: Utilizing AI and automation to enhance EBITDA, scale revenue, and optimize operations. 

Opportunity to address €1.5 trillion financing need: Being part of a strategic initiative to address significant future financing needs projected by 2030. 

The European SME Financing Dilemma

  • 90% of EU corporate debt financing depends on bank loans, compared to just 20% in the US. 
  • Only 10% of European SMEs utilize equity financing, versus 50% of their US counterparts. 
  • The European venture capital market is just 1/8th the size of the US market relative to GDP. 

PSTO’s Transatlantic Capital Bridge

  • Leveraging our US OTC listing to access a deeper pool of investors. 
  • Channeling US capital to underserved European SMEs. 
  • Providing European SMEs with previously unavailable funding options. 

The OTC US Market Advantage

A Hub of Opportunity for European SMEs

Leveraging the OTC US Market for unparalleled growth opportunities.

Providing European SME with a competitive edge through US market engagement.

We aim to transform these businesses from

“ big small businesses ”

into a

valuable, sellable enterprises

  • Aim to acquire one high-potential European SME per year. 
  • Ensure focused attention and resources for each portfolio company. 
  • Active management and value creation through strategic guidance and operational support. 

Sector Focus

  • Initial concentration on high-growth sectors: Telecom, GreenTech, MedTech, and AI/ML 
  • Long-term vision is sector-agnostic, supporting dynamic founders across various industries 

How We Drive Change

Providing capital, resources, and a supportive growth environment, focusing on sustainable and prosperous economic impacts.

For Founders (SMEs)

Access to capital beyond traditional bank loans

Providing innovative financing options to support growth. 

Strategic partnership with a US-listed entity

Leveraging our US OTC listing to facilitate expansion into broader markets. 

Operational and Strategic Support

 Offering hands-on support for scaling operations, innovation, and growth. 

ESG and Sustainable Growth

 Prioritizing investments that contribute to sustainable local economies and align with ESG factors. 

Long-Term Growth Partnership

 Collaborating with founders to drive growth and innovation, aiming to double revenues within 5 years. 

Comprehensive Growth Resource

Utilizing AI and automation to enhance EBITDA, scale revenue, and optimize operations. 

Opportunity to address €1.5 trillion financing need

 Being part of a strategic initiative to address significant future financing needs projected by 2030. 

Investors & Funds

Deal flow access

Exposure to qualified European SME deal pipelines. 

Portfolio diversification

Focused investment in selected European SMEs, aimed at value creation and strategic growth. 

Risk Management

Comprehensive risk management through targeted engagement backed by a solid corporate structure. 

Curated Portfolio Access

Access to a curated portfolio of high-potential European SMEs. 

Market Opportunity

Exposure to the €400 billion market opportunity in SME financing. 

Potential Returns

Potential for significant returns while fostering sustainable economic growth in Europe and the US. 

Investors & Fund

 

√ Deal flow access

Exposure to qualified European SME deal pipelines. 

√ Portfolio diversification

Focused investment in selected European SMEs, aimed at value creation and strategic growth. 

√ Risk management

Comprehensive risk management through targeted engagement backed by a solid corporate structure. 

Curated Portfolio Access

Access to a curated portfolio of high-potential European SMEs. 

Market Opportunity

Exposure to the €400 billion market opportunity in SME financing. 

√ Potential Returns

Potential for significant returns while fostering sustainable economic growth in Europe and the US.