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Ecosystem Hangout: Open Source - Investments Hidden Gem

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Ever wonder why “Open Source” is called the thinking man’s Venture Capital? Or why companies like Google, IBM and Intel have been investing in open source projects for years?

The answer is simple…tech companies today are challenged to keep up with software products partially built by the same customers they compete for. Open source often provides a more secure, adaptable, and auditable product that lets customers “try before they buy.” With companies raking in billions, open source is certainly worth a look.

Learn how to build a build a business around open source and identify those poised for explosive growth. Details include; Open source: The New lean, Monetizing Open Source and Open Source: The Next Investor Gold Mine.