Monetizing an Open Source Project


Artifactory was born as an OSS Project in Dec 2006. JFrog was founded in 2008 to monetize the success of this project. Over the years, some companies created huge commercial success out of OSS products, but many others failed. In this video, Fred talks about what can break or make it.
Fred Simon
Fred Simon Avatar Frederic Simon 1 261502 999642
Advisory Partner Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist, JFrog
Fred Simon is a Co-founder and Chief Architect of JFrog, creator of the first universal artifact management platform, with thousands of customers, and millions of users globally. Before founding JFrog in 2008, Fred founded AlphaCSP, a Java consulting firm. Fred’s has been working with Java since 1992, and is a leading authority on Java, devops, and software engineering. He is the author of “Liquid Software.” When not coding, he is launching rockets into space from his backyard.
Fred Simon
Fred Simon Avatar Frederic Simon 1 261502 999642
Advisory Partner Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist, JFrog
Fred Simon is a Co-founder and Chief Architect of JFrog, creator of the first universal artifact management platform, with thousands of customers, and millions of users globally. Before founding JFrog in 2008, Fred founded AlphaCSP, a Java consulting firm. Fred’s has been working with Java since 1992, and is a leading authority on Java, devops, and software engineering. He is the author of “Liquid Software.” When not coding, he is launching rockets into space from his backyard.
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