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We've Joined the TinySeed Accelerator

Cody Duval | November 2nd, 2021

We're excited to announce that we've joined the Fall 2021 batch of TinySeed! TinySeed is the premier accelerator for bootstrapped software companies like Keeping. TinySeed's values align with Keeping's commitment to customer-focused growth. Read on to find out more why we joined and about what this means for the future of Keeping.

Customer Focused Growth

By Joining TinySeed, Keeping can continue to grow in a way that prioritizes the needs of our customers. This means a commitment to super responsive support, fair pricing, and building the features that make handling your customer support inside Gmail a breeze.

How a company chooses to fund itself and grow has enormous implications on both its customers and employees. By choosing to grow slowly with a focus on our customers, we believe that we can build a company that is both amazing to work at AND delivers an incredible service.

TinySeed

TinySeed was born out of MicroConf, the original community for bootstrapped founders. Rob Walling and Einar Vollset, TinySeed's founders, observed how capital efficient startups (like Keeping!) lacked good choices when it came to funding their growth. Traditional VC came with lots of long term trade-offs (i.e. growth at all costs), and bootstrapping could be slow and unsustainable. TinySeed is a bit different from other accelerators:

  • TinySeed is remote and runs for a full year
  • Founders are encouraged to build a profitable company for the long-term
  • Founders can choose to raise additional funding (or not) based on their goals
  • TinySeed focuses on capital efficient, non-unicorn SaaS companies

The Year Ahead

In the year ahead, we'll be working with experienced mentors to help us refine Keeping and focus our growth. We'll also be launching some exciting new features, including expanded reporting & analytics and improved notifications. And we'll continue to talk to you, our customers, to make sure we're on track and delivering the best product possible.

As always, feel free to drop us a line at support@keeping.com if you'd like to know more.

And check out some of the other great companies in TinySeed's Fall 2021 batch, including Activity Messenger, CallScaler, Churnkey, Civic Review, Client Hub, KioskBuddy, Martial Arts on Rails, Nestify, OfferingTree, Rankbreeze, PanelFox, SkySnag, Shop Tracker, Tonomo, Suggestion Ox & Trendful.