Here's the ninetieth 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).
Last week saw $70M in funding announcements from Neon, Fly.io, and SkyWater Technology, community insights from OpenBB and Godot, and the fresh new OSS Capital website!
- Neon, building a serverless Postgres offering, announced their $30M Series A-extension led by GGV Capital. Link
- Fly.io, providing distributed infrastructure-as-a-service, announced their $25M Series B led by a16z. Link
- SkyWater Technology, building open-source semiconductors, announced $15M in funding from the Department of Defense. Link
OpenBB 🦋: "BTC In-Depth Analysis🤖 Reaching a support zone and wondering if it will break or test the zone and go up? #OpenBBTerminal got you covered 🙏🏻 Welcome to Convolutional Neural Network! A feature available on our terminal that predicts the price of the asset 🤯 https://t.co/GHDPFsvKQ1" Link
Hoppscotch: "Hoppscotch's engineering team has grown quite a bit, especially within the last year. We now have a team of eight, and we plan to continue growing. Fun fact: we actually had our first-ever, in-person team meetup last week. https://t.co/YtQPPIW1wA" Link
Joseph Jacks (JJ) 🇺🇦: "11K+ views and hundreds of comments in the first 24 hours. The community has spoken and the shift from old-world @unity to new-world @godotengine is here and only getting stronger... 🕹🌄🚀 https://t.co/5r3oP87M36" Link
Chet Kapoor: "ICYMI - Here's a quick recap of my conversation with @Hacker0x01 CEO @martenmickos ! Key takeaways: - How to build successful distributed teams - The importance of embracing pain in order to grow - One characteristic that sets apart great leaders https://t.co/5uOtgJ9V2I" Link
Joseph Jacks (JJ) 🇺🇦: "🌐 Very excited to unveil our latest website for OSS Capital today highlighting many of our announced investments and a lot more! Take a look 👇 🕺🏼💃🏼 https://t.co/TUeXQj08v3" Link
Joseph Jacks (JJ) 🇺🇦: "Free Software truly took off after 15 years (1998) when anti-proprietary ideology was was deemphasized and a pragmatic banner emerged: Open Source. "Crypto" will similarly truly take off (2024 is 15 yr mark) when a new banner emerges that deemphasizes economic/ownership nirvana." Link
OSS Insight: "Alternative to Postman, @hoppscotch_io a API testing tool and offers dedicated UI for Restful, #graphql , and Web socket connections🌐 Lightweight, fast and community will be the most efficient way for businesses to from 0 to 1🦄 Well done! @liyasthomas https://t.co/6IaQTbTHpT https://t.co/xM9IQYkYal" Link
Joseph Jacks (JJ) 🇺🇦: "Calendly is the proprietary version of @calcom. Airtable is the proprietary @nocodb. Notion is proprietary @appflowy. Unity is proprietary @godotengine. Postman is proprietary @hoppscotch_io. Bloomberg is proprietary @openbb_finance. Citrix is proprietary @rustdesk." Link
No COSS Liquidity announcements this week.
- 7,914 jobs and 237 companies hiring! Link
$COSS markets down 0.76% last week
Latest $COSS markets snapshot below as of market close last Friday courtesy of Koyfin.