Here's the fifty-eighth 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, Jobs, Liquidity and $COSS (Public Markets).
This last week saw $230.5M in COSS funding announcements from Panther, Upbound, Gradle, Conduktor, and Cerbos, plus updates from Wasmer, Merico, Hoppscotch, and more!
^ JJ's response: "Lots of COSS in there ..." Link
Oxx: "Learn more about these awesome startups, and all about Product-Community Fit, via @architrathi: https://oxx.vc/post/fastest-growing-open-source-startups #opensource " Link
Wasmer: "BREAKING NEWS: Wasmer 2.1 released. Features added, bugs smashed, don't wait, try it now! - Wasmer-JS - Virtual Filesystem - iOS Support - Singlepass in Windows - Faster Singlepass compilation - Deterministic builds - LLVM 13" Link
Merico: "Thousands of developers can't be wrong. DevLake will save you tons of time and give you insight, so you can spend more time building, and less time admin-ing. https://github.com/merico-dev/lake More Dev. Less Ops. #OpenSource #Developers #OSS" Link
Nick Schrock: "1/ It's an exciting day: Dagster Cloud, the new standard for productivity, scalability, and trust in enterprise data orchestration, is here. We're opening up for Early Access today." Link
Liyas Thomas: "A month since launching Hoppscotch for Teams:\
150 companies signed up for Teams. 220 teams were created. 650+ team members. 25,000+ monthly active users. 520,000+ all-time users." Link
Red Hat: "Bob Young started a dream out of his wife's sewing closet, financed on credit cards. Little did he know that
Patrick DeVivo: "it's also possible to query for "average time to comment" or "average time to close/merge" for issues and PRs. That'll be a topic for another post. Whether it's a good idea to measure those things...remains to be seen " Link
JJ: "DeSci is the future of science." Link
Erica Brescia: "Today is my last day as COO of @GitHub. Serving as a leader of the home for all developers has been the honor and privilege of a lifetime, and I'm so incredibly grateful for having had the opportunity. (1/4)" Link
Godot Engine: "Congratulations to the whole @Blender community for this huge achievement! Your #opensource leadership continues to be a source of inspiration and admiration, and the ecosystem you build and maintain is so important for all content creators." Link
@kitten_beloved: "Simple linear regression on funding of open source startups suggests that each star on GitHub is worth $655 of funding Assuming companies are worth 5x their funding amount, this translates to ~$3000 of valuation per star Source: https://osschott.metabaseapp.com/public/dashboa" Link
Ari Levy: "HashiCorp aiming for $13 billion valuation in IPO, according to updated prospectus" Link
- No COSS Jobs this week.
$COSS markets down 3.83% last week
Latest $COSS markets snapshot below as of market close last Friday courtesy of Koyfin.
This issue of COSS Weekly is brought to you by Mayfield Fund