Building a Calm Company with Tyler Tringas

Published August 5, 2021

On episode 4, season 2 of the Founders Forward Podcast, we welcome Tyler Tringas. Tyler is the founder and General Partner at Calm Company Fund (formerly Earnest Capital). The Calm Company Fund invests in exactly what it sounds like — “profitable, sustainable, calm businesses.”

Tyler offers a unique perspective as someone who invests in companies that may not be the huge companies that a traditional venture capitalist eyes. He joins us to break down what exactly a “calm” business is, the current market dynamics that are creating more need for funders like Calm Company Fund, and much more.

Our CEO, Mike Preuss, had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Tyler. You can give the full episode a listen below:

What You Can Expect to Learn from Tyler:

  • How companies in smaller markets can still be winners
  • What a SEAL is and how Calm Fund uses them
  • The market dynamics creating a need for more funding options like Calm Fund
  • Why and how they raised crowdfunding
  • How Calm Fund and Venture Capital can co-exist for startups
  • How to best cold email investors

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