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Built For Builders

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An ecosystem of founders and funders of profitable, sustainable, calm businesses.

Are you the founder of a calm company?

We're in the business of keeping you in business. We invest early in profitable businesses that want to maximize their chances of success and build for the long-term.

Sustainable Success

Do you value partnership over ownership?

Our Shared Earnings Agreement investment structure keeps founders in total control and aligns us with profitable businesses. We win when you win, on your terms.

Founder-aligned
funding

Let’s learn and grow together.

We're an open book. We believe shared learnings turn into shared earnings. Through accessible writings, we aim to be an open resource of information.

Radical Transparency

do you want a network of experienced mentors?

With 150+ (and growing) experienced software founders as mentors and investors in the Calm Company community, mentorship is your unfair advantage.

real mentorship
without the ego

supporting builders of calm companies through capital, mentorship, and community.

Get involved with Calm Company Fund?

Tell us about yourself below

I am the founder of a
calm company.

I am an investor looking to back calm companies.

When we refer to a calm fund, here’s what we mean above all: an investment firm that backs companies that do not risk survival for growth.

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The Generalist

Our PORTFOLIO

Instead of tweeting for help, my first thought is the Calm Company Fund community. Mentors or other founders are always around to help me out.

Ben Tossell
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Ben Tossell

founder love

Tyler and the team have developed a world-class community that is supportive, genuinely helpful, and full of people who want to see others succeed. The community has been of tremendous value to our business as we grow and try to get to the next level.

Tessa Thomas
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Tessa Thomas

“I applied to [the Calm Company Fund] because I knew it would be an invaluable experience for me to grow as a founder. It's an incredible opportunity for bootstrappers – Calm Company Fund takes away the financial stress and loneliness of building a small software business, and I’m very grateful to be a part of it.‬

Reilly Chase
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Reilly Chase

Tyler and the team have developed a world-class community that is supportive, genuinely helpful, and full of people who want to see others succeed. The community has been of tremendous value to our business as we grow and try to get to the next level.

Tessa Thomas
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Tessa Thomas

Being part of [the Calm Company Fund] has made an enormous difference in our company already. We’ve only been with them a few months but in that time, we’ve grown more than ever and hired a perfect Head of Marketing who found us purely because we’re part of this community. Amazing.

Ward Sandler
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Ward Sandler

“I applied to [the Calm Company Fund] because I knew it would be an invaluable experience for me to grow as a founder. It's an incredible opportunity for bootstrappers – Calm Company Fund takes away the financial stress and loneliness of building a small software business, and I’m very grateful to be a part of it.‬

Reilly Chase
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Reilly Chase

founder love

Instead of tweeting for help, my first thought is the Calm Company Fund community. Mentors or other founders are always around to help me out.

Ben Tossell
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Ben Tossell

Tyler and the team have developed a world-class community that is supportive, genuinely helpful, and full of people who want to see others succeed. The community has been of tremendous value to our business as we grow and try to get to the next level.

Tessa Thomas
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Tessa Thomas

Instead of tweeting for help, my first thought is the Calm Company Fund community. Mentors or other founders are always around to help me out.

Ben Tossell
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Ben Tossell

Tyler and the team have developed a world-class community that is supportive, genuinely helpful, and full of people who want to see others succeed. The community has been of tremendous value to our business as we grow and try to get to the next level.

Tessa Thomas
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Tessa Thomas

Instead of tweeting for help, my first thought is the Calm Company Fund community. Mentors or other founders are always around to help me out.

Ben Tossell
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Ben Tossell

Tyler and the team have developed a world-class community that is supportive, genuinely helpful, and full of people who want to see others succeed. The community has been of tremendous value to our business as we grow and try to get to the next level.

Tessa Thomas
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Tessa Thomas

Instead of tweeting for help, my first thought is the Calm Company Fund community. Mentors or other founders are always around to help me out.

Ben Tossell
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Ben Tossell

Tyler and the team have developed a world-class community that is supportive, genuinely helpful, and full of people who want to see others succeed. The community has been of tremendous value to our business as we grow and try to get to the next level.

Tessa Thomas
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Tessa Thomas

Instead of tweeting for help, my first thought is the Calm Company Fund community. Mentors or other founders are always around to help me out.

Ben Tossell
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Ben Tossell

Tyler and the team have developed a world-class community that is supportive, genuinely helpful, and full of people who want to see others succeed. The community has been of tremendous value to our business as we grow and try to get to the next level.

Tessa Thomas
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Tessa Thomas

Being part of [the Calm Company Fund] has made an enormous difference in our company already. We’ve only been with them a few months but in that time, we’ve grown more than ever and hired a perfect Head of Marketing who found us purely because we’re part of this community. Amazing.

Ward Sandler
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Ward Sandler

“I applied to [the Calm Company Fund] because I knew it would be an invaluable experience for me to grow as a founder. It's an incredible opportunity for bootstrappers – Calm Company Fund takes away the financial stress and loneliness of building a small software business, and I’m very grateful to be a part of it.‬

Reilly Chase
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Reilly Chase

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