When you think about open source and business, it’s easy to fall into a false dichotomy. Is open source a selfless collaboration, or can it be a business? The answer is…yes!
Some open source projects are labors of love and truly selfless gifts to the world, or a way to establish resume credentials. But some of them can also be a springboard for a new kind of business. Commercial Open Source Software (COSS) businesses are capital-efficient and leverage developer credibility to build brand capital.
From Project to Profit is a handbook to help developers who are building COSS businesses to find their path from an open source project to a sustainable business.
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