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COSS Weekly #174

Here's the one-hundred seventy-fourth 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 $97.5M in funding announcements from Succint, Lago, Super AGI, Mermaid Chart, and Open Meter, plus content from JJ and Vamsi Kurama of Plane, news from Godot, JJ in the WSJ, and more!

Enjoy!


πŸ’° COSS Funding: $97.5M

  • Succint, working on ZK proofs, announced their $55M Seed + Series A led by Paradigm. Link
  • Lago, offering open-source metering and usage-based billing, announced their $22M round led by FirstMark. Link
  • Super AGI, a large model platform, announced their $10M Series A led by Newlands VC. Link
  • Mermaid Chart, offering text-based diagram and workflow tools, announced their $7.5M Seed led by M12. Link
  • OpenMeter, offering usage monetization with real-time metering for AI, announced their $3M Seed led by Y Combinator, Haystack VC, and Sunflower Capital. Link

πŸ“š COSS Content

  • Juan Linietsky: "The #GodotEngine console ports from @W4Games are entering beta! If you have a game you plan to launch this year and would like to utilize them, get in touch! w4games.com/blog/w4-games-..." Link

  • Plane: "@JosephJacks_ and @vamsi_kurama in conversation about building Plane from the ground up. ↓ a sound bite. Full video with a ton of insights into an early-stage start-up shipping product globally from India, coming soon." Link

  • Juan Linietsky: "Last year, the Godot booth at GDC was so packed during all 3 days that it ended up overflowing the aisles around, making it harder to meet/chat. This year there is a much bigger booth (in large part, courtesy of @W4Games). So hoping that you will all fit and have a great time!" Link

  • Soleio ✦: "Dub is an open source and far better designed alternative to Bitly. Give @dubdotco a spin and see for yourself. URLs are the gateway to the internet and all manners of software. Create, manage, and track all your URLs in a single modern environment. producthunt.com/posts/dub" Link

  • JJ --- oss/acc: "Made the Wall Street Journal print today. .. thanks @bellelin_" Link

  • Peer Richelsen - oss/acc: "i'll be streaming the next COSS office hours live on @algoraio TV check in at https://tv.algora.io/PeerRich" Link


πŸ’ΈΒ COSS Liquidity (M&A + IPOs)

No COSS Liquidity news this week.


πŸ› οΈ COSS Jobs

  • 4,541 jobs and 302 companies hiring! Link

πŸ“Š $COSS - Public Markets

  • $COSS markets up 1.24% last week

  • Latest $COSS markets as of last Friday at market close, courtesy ofΒ Koyfin

Koyfin market data

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