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COSS Weekly #123

Here's the one-hundred twenty third 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 the 30th Anniversary of Red Hat!!, plus $77.6M in funding announcements from, Dragonfly, Vue Storefront, and Dylibso, leaderboards for the top COSS projects and funders, AI releases, and more!

Make sure to check out the special video made in honor of 30 years of Red Hat, featuring 23 open-source founders, and enjoy!

💰 COSS Funding: $77.6M

📚 COSS Content

💸 COSS Liquidity (M&A + IPOs)

  • JJ: "Red Hat's IPO reached a $3.5B valuation on their first day of trading on the NASDAQ as $RHAT on August 12th, 1999. Going public on $10M in revenue would be impossible today, but 19 years later that turned out to be a low price. 😉 Here's the S-1:

🛠️ COSS Jobs

  • 3,866 jobs and 270 companies hiring! Link

📊 $COSS - Public Markets

  • $COSS markets down 1.28% last week

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

Koyfin market data

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