November 2-4 | Napa, California
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Thursday, November 4 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
The Evolution of Open Source Licensing, Business Models, and the "Monetization Helix" - Alessio Fanelli, 645 Ventures

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While it may seem counterintuitive, there have been many billion-dollar companies built on top of open source software over the last decade. In this session, we will analyze some of the business models that we have seen evolve over the last couple of decades, as well as studying existing successful companies such as Confluent, MongoDB, and more. We will also study what licenses are used by these companies, and how that has evolved over time as we transitioned to cloud computing.

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Alessio Fanelli

Vice President, 645 Ventures
Alessio is a Vice President at 645 Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund with more than $200M under management. At the firm, he leads the in-house engineering team, as well as their investment focus on infrastructure software, developer tools, and security. Their portfolio... Read More →

Thursday November 4, 2021 3:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
Vintner's Court
  Business Leadership
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