Session: How to Turn Your Open Source Project Into a Company

Open source today can be big business. Open source has not only eaten then software world, it’s eating the software business. An open source project is not the same as and open source business, but developers can get from one to the other with simple, common-sense planning and knowledge — and without losing your vision for an open source world. This session will discuss how commercial open source businesses make money, and what you can do to avoid missing opportunities to monetize your project. Learn what changes a developer into a founder.

Session Speakers:

Heather Meeker

Heather Meeker is a venture capitalist and an attorney in private practice whose specializes in open source licensing. She served as an adjunct professor at Hastings College of the Law, and at the [Read More]