- Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)
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.
Full episode here