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COSS Weekly #74

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

This last week saw $475.9M in funding announcements from Grafana Labs, Improbable,, Appwrite, Stackblitz, and RedwoodJS (via Tom-Preston Warner), as well as 3 huge acquisitions, and exciting content and momentum from across the COSS community.


πŸ’° COSS Funding: $475.9M

  • Grafana Labs, making tools for operational dashboards, announced their $240M Series D led by GIC. Link

  • Improbable, a metaverse technology company, announced their $150M funding round led by a16z. Link

  •, making an enterprise data catalog for the modern stack, announced their $50M Series C led by Goldman Sachs. Link

  • Appwrite, a backend-as-a-service platform, announced their $27M Series A led by Tiger Global. Link

  • Stackblitz, makers of a collaborative web development environment, announced their $7.9M Seed led by Greylock. Link

  • Tom-Preston Warner, of RedwoodJS, announces $1M fund to invest in RedwoodJS startups. Link

  • Joseph Jacks (JJ) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦: "Congrats to @mojombo today on launching a new $1M seed fund dedicated to backing @redwoodjs-powered startups! I love this idea very much. It's totally brilliant. In fact, I'd go as far as encouraging EVERY well financed COSS founder and company to do something similar now! πŸ™ŒπŸΌβœ¨" Link

πŸ“š COSS Content

πŸ’Έ COSS Liquidity (M&A + IPOs)

πŸ› οΈ COSS Jobs

πŸ“Š $COSS - Public Markets

  • $COSS markets down 5.66% last week

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

Koyfin market data

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