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Saas District - Akeel Jabber | HoriZen Capital Episode 7, 14th May 2020

Bootstrapping Your Startup to Acquisition with Einar Vollset from TinySeed #7 [SDI]

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Einar (@einarvollset) is currently the Co-Founder and General Partner at Tinyseed, a remote-based startup accelerator designed for early stage, bootstrapped SaaS Founders which provides funding, community, guidance, advice and mentorship.

He is also the Managing Partner of Discretion Capital,  a technology enabled Investment Bank focused on M&A, due diligence and strategic partnership development for tech & technology enabled services businesses.


Einar was a professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. He is a serial entrepreneur who founded many companies like ReMail which was acquired by Google in 2010, Octopus Mercantile, and AppAftercare, a company which was built from scratch, with zero outside funding, which was completely bootstrapped from zero revenue until acquisition in 2016.


Einar was also CEO at Left Coast R&D, and an advisor at Trigger.io and Biomeme.


During this interview we cover:


  • Exiting to big corporations like Google
  • Managing the investment strategy during a crisis
  • The importance of having a specific investment criteria and what he looks for in funding startups
  • Initial traction and acceleration programs
  • Benefits of Bootstrapping vs. VC funding of your startup

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