Here's the fortieth issue of COSS Weekly, the global commercial open source (COSS) company category newsletter, brought to you every Sunday afternoon (Pacific Time) 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, Liquidity and $COSS (Public Markets).
This last week saw $363M in funding for Odoo ($213M alone!), Element, Aleph Alpha, Spectro Cloud, Replicated, and Treeverse!
💰 COSS Funding: $363M
Heather Meeker: "Check out a discussion of open source and antitrust on the Our Curious Amalgam podcast of the Antitrust Law Section of the ABA." Link
How To Build And Foster A Great Developer Community: Best Practices From The Experts by Glenn Solomon (GGV Capital). Link
lakeFS' First Birthday -- The Story. Link
JJ: "So happy for my friends at Summit and Odoo on this great partnership. Odoo is the worlds leading COSS business application platform ... and has grown 50% YoY consistently for a decade now. $1B / year in revenue is clearly within sight!" Link
Yad Konrad: "Please someone make open source docuSign, I can't believe one have to pay $500 for sending more than 5 documents with a signature spot that doesn't work in most browsers." Link
Experimenting with Dart and Wasm by Liam Appelbe and Michael Thomsen. Link
Roald Sieberath: "News is out: @Odoo is now a (double) #unicorn! Happy & proud to have served on the Board for 10 years. And brought my parent fund @Noshaq_be as investor 2y ago. A few thoughts from CEO @fpodoo on #growth and the value of #opensource Onwards". Link
HashiCorp's Mitchell Hashimoto on When to Step Down to the Job You Love. Link
Marc Seitz:" I'm celebrating @nocodb, an #opensource Airtable alternative, which recently passed 14k on GitHub! This is a massive week for the no code community along with @bubble's massive round! See video below." Link
JJ: "Free idea: NFT-powered, Gamified GitHub." Link
ParallelNFT: "Update to pack drop information!" Link
- JJ: "$COSS is up to 16 companies. 🚀 " Link
$COSS markets up 0.62% last week
Latest $COSS markets snapshot below as of close today courtesy of Koyfin.
This issue of COSS Weekly is brought to you by Mayfield Fund