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July 25, 2023

Human Potential - The Next Asset Class with Will Stringer, Founder & CEO of Chisos Capital | RBFN Podcast

In this episode of the RBFN podcast, host Keith Harrington spoke with Will Stringer, Founder and CEO of Chisos Capital. Will invests in people — entrepreneurs, creators, athletes - using an Income Share Agreement at the earliest stages of business ideation and formation. This engaging conversation explores Will's experience in the investment space and his innovative work at Chisos, supporting entrepreneurs and revolutionizing the investment landscape. Along the way, Will shares Chisos' unique investment model, the transformative power of providing individuals with access to unique and durable capital solutions, and how they structure their deals to provide maximize the probability of a successful outcome for everyone.

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January 8, 2023

Re-imagining the traditional venture capital model w/ William Stringer, Co-founder, Chisos -

VC10x podcast host Prashant Choubey spoke with Chisos CEO William Stringer about their unique approach to early stage investing. Chisos is re-imagining the traditional VC model by leveraging ISAs and SAFE notes. In this pod, you'll learn why, how, and the beautiful balance that their approach strikes between founders and investors.

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January 5, 2023

Invest in Income Share Agreement with Chisos Capital - Alt Reports Podcast

Tune into this pod with Alt Reports to learn how Chisos Capital provides day one capital to entrepreneurs, athletes, creators, makers, and artists. Our unique convertible income share agreement enables us to invest up to $50,000 in an individual, including those who may not have access to traditional financing options. In addition, we offer support and resources for their investments, creating a community of individuals who are dedicated to success. This helps mitigate the risks of default and provides a steady flow of cash flow from the portfolio.

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November 22, 2022

This Fund Invests in Founders at the Idea Stage - Superpowers for Good Podcast

In this lively conversation with Devin Thorpe, host of Superpowers for Good, Chisos CEO William Stringer shares his superpower and explains how and why Chisos invests in individuals. They also discussed the fact that Chisos invests in diverse founders who are typically underserved by existing funding options. In fact, 65% of our founders are traditionally underserved.

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October 12, 2022

Would You Invest in a Person - Mentors Today Podcast

In this interview with William Stringer, CEO of Chisos Capital, the Mentors Today podcast explores the question, "would you invest in a person"?

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October 10, 2022

Convertible Income Share Agreements with Will Stringer - Jenny Kassan Podcast

Chisos Capital CEO William Stringer spoke with Capital Insight Podcast hosts Jenny and Michelle about the innovative tool he’s developed to help entrepreneurs raise capital. Learn about this creative new way for entrepreneurs to get funding and for investors to contribute.

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August 15, 2022

Emerging Impact Fund Managers Tap ‘Community Rounds’ to Overcome Fundraising Barriers - Impact Alpha

Learn more about so-called "community rounds," and what they might mean for startups and fund managers.

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February 16, 2022

Capital For The Rest Of Us with William Stringer - Adventure Capital by WeFunder Podcast

In this podcast, WeFunder's Jonny Price & Katie Powers chat with William Stringer, CEO of Chisos Capital. Chisos is a unique source of alternative financing for overlooked and underrepresented entrepreneurs.

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January 25, 2022

7 Benefits Of Income Share Agreements For Founders - Crunchbase

You may be familiar with income share agreements, or ISAs, as an alternative to student loans. But what about income share agreements for entrepreneurs? An ISA is a financial agreement where a capital provider offers something of value (like cash or education) in exchange for a percentage of future income. It’s a flexible form of capital designed for situations that traditional forms of financing aren’t built to handle.

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January 21, 2022

3 Ways To Address The Disparity In Startup Funding To Minority Founders - Crunchbase

Bottom line: Existing funding options fail to meet the needs of founders, especially minority founders.

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December 29, 2021

How This Entrepreneur Built a Thriving Education Business with $500 - BizJournal

Chrissybil Boulin could have had her pick of lucrative jobs after graduating from the University of Cambridge with a master’s degree in economics. But instead of taking the easy road, she decided to gamble it all on herself and her true passion: Helping underprivileged kids succeed.

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August 11, 2021

Let's Talk Startups! An Interview with Will Stringer - The E1B2 Collective Podcast

Anthony Vaughn interviewed Chisos for the “The E1B2 Collective Podcast” to talk about startups. The podcast is all about how companies can put their employees first. In it, we chatted about startup culture and tips for a healthy work community.

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June 16, 2021

William Stringer Gives the Game on Helping Entrepreneurs Raise Capital with Chisos Capital - Diversified Game Podcast

In this podcast, host Kellen Coleman talks with Chisos CEO William Stringer about how Chisos invests in idea-stage and side-hustle entrepreneurs.

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June 15, 2021

How To Raise Pre-Seed & Seed Funding: 5 Alternative Strategies - Yahoo! Finance

Want to learn how to raise seed funding for your startup? You’re in the right place.

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June 10, 2021

Why Side Hustles Were a Big Trend During the Pandemic - WSLS-TV 10

Chisos CEO Will Stringer spoke with WSLS-TV 10 (NBC Roanoke) about why side hustles were a big trend during the pandemic.

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May 20, 2021

How Women Can Secure VC Funding - Interview with interviewed Hannah Rich, Chisos Investment Analyst, on its YouTube Channel to discuss Chisos and the gender equity gap among women founders.

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May 20, 2021

How Women-Owned Businesses Can Access Venture Capital -

Women make up nearly one-third of all small businesses and franchises yet only 9% of them are backed by venture capitalists. That’s despite a perception among many VCs that women-owned businesses are getting the funding they need. Donna Fuscaldo, a senior finance writer with, interviews Hannah Rich, a venture capital investment associate at Chisos (, about how women can access capital that has long been reserved only for their male counterparts.

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May 19, 2021

5 Innovative Fundraising Methods for Emerging VCs and PEs - TechCrunch

Learn 5 innovative fundraising method for emerging VCs and PEs, featuring Will Stringer, CEO of Chisos.

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May 17, 2021

Chisos Capital Launches Crowdfunding for Idea-Stage Startups - L.A. Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal spoke with Chisos founder Will Stringer about the importance of funding idea- and early stage startups, and how the CISA approach works.

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May 11, 2021

Alternative VC Firm Chisos Launches Public Reg CF Crowdfunding Campaign

Chisos Capital, investing firm for early-stage entrepreneurs, today announced the launch of a public Reg. CF crowdfunding campaign on WeFunder. Anyone, including non-accredited investors, can invest in the vision to provide first-check capital to idea and early-stage entrepreneurs.

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April 14, 2021

How to Start Funding More than Just White Guys - BuiltIn

Although VC is focused on innovation, it has resisted change to its own structures. But finding innovative models - including Chisos - is the best way to provide funding to a more diverse group of founders.

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January 11, 2021

Flexible VC: A New Model for Startups Targeting Profitability - TechCrunch

More and more startups are pursuing revenue-based VCs, but it’s not a good fit for everyone. A new category of investors has emerged offering a hybrid between VC and revenue-based investment (RBI), which we call “flexible VC.”

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January 5, 2021

William Stringer (Chisos) On Rethinking Funding For Startups - Forward Thinking Founders Podcast

William Stringer is the founder and CEO of Chisos. Chisos writes checks of $15,000-$50,000 to invest in idea-stage startups and side-hustle businesses.

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December 24, 2020

William Stringer: Investing in Entrepreneurs - Opt Out Life Podcast

Our guest today is William Stringer. Will is the co-founder & CEO of Chisos, a company that provides capital for early-stage entrepreneurs and start-ups that have a difficult time accessing it.

Chisos is the creator of a revolutionary new funding source for founders: the Convertible Income Share Agreement, or CISA – designed to equalize opportunity and give access to funding without all the usual hang-ups of traditional funding options.

Listen along to learn more about this win-win investment product, and how it can provide entrepreneurs the capital and community they need to succeed.

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August 28, 2020

Announcing KnowCap x Chisos Partnership

The partnership strategies that KnowCap deploys keys in on the network effects that our ecosystem model provides for bother partners & founders.

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July 6, 2020

The VP2s — Introducing 30 New Republic Venture Partners Fighting To Change the Status Quo

Meet the folks leading the way for lasting access & inclusion.

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June 22, 2020

Investment Made via the Zebras Unite Community - A Case Study

A deal that came about because a founder and an investor found each other in the Zebras Unite community.

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May 6, 2020

The Mastery of Leaders: Will Stringer - Conscious Company Media

I’ve worked with a number of hyper-local and traditional small businesses, as well as numerous solo founders of early-stage startups and product and service-based brands and digital companies.

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