Negotiating Bootstrapper Funding with Tyler Tringas — The Bootstrapped Founder 326


Dear founder,

A few months ago, I raised a low 6-figure investment for Podscan. Here's the conversation between me and my investor, @tylertringas, that happened just before I signed the contract.

You usually don't get to listen in for one of those.

Today, you will.

Tyler and I discuss how the Calm Company Fund navigates the alignment challenge between founders and investors, what makes a business like Podscan investable, and the risks of funding a portfolio of niche bootstrapped businesses.

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