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COSS Weekly #101

Here's the one-hundred first issue of COSS Weekly, the global commercial open source (COSS) company category newsletter, brought to you every weekend by the team at OSS Capital, creators and stewards of COSS Community and Open Core Summit.

We deliver only the most fresh 😋 news from the previous week in COSS across: Funding, Content, Jobs, Liquidity and $COSS (Public Markets).

Last week saw $64.7M in funding for Diagrid, Meilisearch, Foxglove, and NocoDB (led by OSS Capital!), as well as conversations on open-source AI ecosystems, and exciting releases from Cal.com, Viam Robotics, and more!

Enjoy!


COSS Funding: $64.7M+

  • Diagrid, a distributed systems API, announced their $20M Series A led by Norwest Venture Partners and $4.2M Seed led by Amplify Partners. Link
  • Meilisearch, a search engine component for websites and apps, announced their $15M Series A led by Felicis Ventures. Link
  • Foxglove, a visualization and debugging tool for robotics, announced their $15M Series A led by Eclipse Ventures. Link
  • NocoDB, an alternative to AirTable, announced their $10.5M Seed led by Decibel VC and OSS Capital. Link
  • JJ: "Today, I'm VERY excited to share the story 👀 behind @OSSCapital's incredibly privileged founding seed investment in @NocoDB. 🔥😍 NocoDB is empowering ALL software users to become software creators through the power of open source! techcrunch.com/2022/10/11/no... 🧵 ..." Link

📚 COSS Content


💸 COSS Liquidity (M&A + IPOs)

  • Thoma Bravo acquires ForgeRock for $2.3B. Link

🛠️ COSS Jobs


📊 $COSS - Public Markets

  • $COSS markets down 5.91% last week

  • Latest $COSS markets snapshot below as of market close last Friday courtesy of Koyfin.

Koyfin market data

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