Bilgin Ibryam is a product manager and a former architect at Red Hat, committer, and member of the Apache Software Foundation. He is a regular blogger, occasional speaker, and the author of Camel Design Patterns and co-author of Kubernetes Patterns books. Bilgin’s current work is focused on the intersection of data integration technologies with cloud-native architectures.
How to financially survive while growing a small open source project.
Bilgin’s introduction and presentation topic: 99 Ways to Make Money with Open Source (as an individual) - 0:00
One school of thought: There is no tragedy, the market is growing -1:34
Second school of thought: Open source below the poverty line - 2:19
OSS.Fund - Open Source Monetization Platforms - 3:20
Open-source monetization journey - 3:47
Lowest entry-level starts with Ads - 4:45
Second category that doesn’t require much setup is Donations - 7:03
GitHub Sponsors - 9:20
Continuous funding with LibreSelery - 9:55
Common challenge: What is the value of a contributor? (SourceCred) - 10:45
What is the value of a contributor? (SourceCred) - 12:17
Crowdfunding - 12:54
Foundations & Grants - 14:14
Returning to open-source monetization journey - moving to Adopt phase - 15:31
Bounties - 16:10
Support and Services - 17:49
Training and Publishing - 19:35
Returning to open-source monetization journey - moving to Scale phase - 21:13
Paywalls - 21:48
As a Services and Embedded - 23:55
Staking as open source monetization (Dev protocol: https://devprotocol.xyz/) - 26:00
Share your questions and comments below!