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COSS Weekly #162

Here's the one-hundred sixty-second 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 πŸ˜‹ news from the previous week in COSS across: Funding, Content, Jobs, Liquidity and $COSS (Public Markets).

Last week saw end-of-year talks, content, and announcements taking us into 2024!


πŸ’° COSS Funding

No COSS Funding announcements this week.

πŸ“š COSS Content

  • Didier Lopes: "Best desktop setup I've seen in 2023" Link

  • rustdesk: "Our uptime." Link

  • Nous Research: "Announcing Nous Hermes 2 on Yi 34B. Merry Christmas. Surpassing all previous Hermes models on scores, this new model is our best in the Hermes series thus far. Download and learn more here on HuggingFace:" Link

  • TechCrunch: "The eternal struggle between open source and proprietary software" Link

  • MindsDB: "If you missed our sold-out Fintech + AI event in early December, never fear. Watch the recording here. 5 powerhouse CEOs offer a glimpse into the future of finance. @didier_lopes @hwchase17 @jerryjliu0 @MergenthalerMax @tuicasso" Link

  • JJ --- oss/acc: "Actually caring about open source as an investor is the only moat you need." Link

  • Abdullah: "just signed up for @calcom - Instant regret for not checking them out sooner. Cal > Calendly" Link

  • OpenBB: "1/ OpenBB revolutionizes financial analysis with its AI-powered analyst, OpenBB Copilot. It's designed for a range of tasks from simple data retrieval to autonomous analytical workflows. Read the full story here:" Link

  • Steven Tey: "Just found my new favorite OSS company β†’ It's a modern, open-source alternative to Salesforce/Hubspot that lets you manage your customer relationships in a secure + privacy-first way. Incredible work @charlesbochet, @thomasdesfrancs, @_felx & team" Link

  • Juan Linietsky: "The past months the Godot community gained a huge amount of new users, but I noticed many found it more difficult than others to make the switch and eventually gave up. If this was you, which areas did you have most issues with? I would be curious to know." Link

  • Aravind Srinivas: "Power of open source. Geohot's comma ai, which is open source, has been forked to now run on a car driving in India, a hard country for self driving." Link

  • JJ --- oss/acc: "I hear so many people talk about 2021 being a horrible vintage for VC. That year, @OSSCapital led the founding seed rounds in @ParallelTCG, @W4Games, @Remix_run, @Hoppscotch_io, @NocoDB, @OpenBB_Finance and @CalCom." Link

  • JJ --- oss/acc: ""What does open source mean?" Thank you @photomatt for dedicating your life's work to this very important movement. // @tferriss" Link

  • Appflowy: "It's time to reflect and plan" Link

  • OpenBB: "Thank you for joining our community in 2023 - it would have never been the same without you. Happy New Year!" Link

  • JJ --- oss/acc: "All sessions from OCS III in SF earlier this month are now online. So grateful to @automattic co-producing and all our amazing speakers @mojombo @sytses @CaretakerBob @photomatt @HeatherMeeker4 @kelseyhightower @arcalinea @didier_lopes + so many more." Link

  • JJ --- oss/acc: "Just shipped two more @git_round GRQ124 acceptances... They are so good!!!" Link

πŸ’ΈΒ COSS Liquidity (M&A + IPOs)

No COSS Liquidity announcements this week.

πŸ› οΈ COSS Jobs

  • 3,430 jobs and 299 companies hiring! Link

πŸ“Š $COSS - Public Markets

$COSS markets down 1.07% last week

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

Koyfin market data

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