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Investing in the Red Zone: Commercial Open Source and Bear Markets

四月 9, 2019

Partner Heather Meeker wrote this piece in Medium about commercial opensource software (COSS) businesses and why they thrive during bear markets. To explore how COSS companies weather downturns, Meeker analyzes 50 COSS companies during the major down markets of the last 30 years. She found that “most of the biggest COSS companies were built on software developed during a downturn … Of the companies considered, over 60% of them were started during a recession.”

To read the full article, click here.