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Discussion on: How to forget about being commercial open source, and sell Coca Cola.

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Ben Halpern Author

Yup. Every path is its own. We like to describe our model as a "success-based business model" where our customers' success is highly aligned with ours, and that is a principle to build off of regardless of the specifics. But companies like Shopify and AirBnB could both easily be described on these terms and I think it's a great idea for any open source organization— and then there are the details to back it all up.