Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)
Application Tooling

Episode 8: Open-Sourcing Business Applications; Calendso's Story

AUTHOR: Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)

Peer Richelsen, Co-Founder, Calendso

Peer is co-founder of Calendso, a company launched earlier this year. Calendso is an open-source calendar application ('open-source Calendly alternative’) that has 6K+ GitHub stars, 500+ forks, and a 700+ person Slack group. After an incredible launch, they rocketed to #1 Product of the Month in April 2021 on Product Hunt.

In this episode, we discuss Peer’s unique founder journey and how he found Calendso’s CEO, the company's launch, prioritizing objectives at an open-source company, building community, and open-source eating business applications.

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