Making Money from Free Software Panel 11/14/07 in Menlo Park

Making Money from Free Software Panel 11/14/07 in Menlo Park

I am on a breakfast panel on November 14 down in Mountain View at the Orrick offices down in Menlo Park. Being that I get back from Japan the day before with the requisite jetlag I should be in rare form.

Here are just a few of the exciting topics:
  • What does "commercial open source" mean and how is it different from "open source"?
  • What benefits can I expect from releasing my product as open source? What are the costs?
  • Does my choice of open source license matter?
  • What do VCs think of the open source model?
  • Does an open source company have better exit potential?

Moderator: Jim Black, Partner, Orrick

Panelists include:
Bob Walters, President & CEO, Untangle
Andrew Aitken, Managing Partner, Olliance Group
Dave Rosenberg, CEO & Co-Founder, MuleSource
Philippe Cases, Venture Partner, Partech International

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About the author

Dave Rosenberg has more than 15 years of technology and marketing experience that spans from Bell Labs to startup IPOs to open-source and cloud software companies. He is CEO and founder of Nodeable, co-founder of MuleSoft, and managing director for Hardy Way. He is an adviser to DataStax, IT Database, and Puppet Labs.


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