#202 Building a software business


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One core question around open source is how do you fund it? Well, there is always that PayPal donate button. But that's been a tremendous failure for many projects. Often the go-to answer is consulting.
But what if you don't want to trade time for money? You could take things up a notch and change the equation, exchanging value for money. That's what Ines Montani and her co-founder did when they started Explosion.ai with SpaCY as the foundation.
Listen to her story about building a sustainable software business on open source and Python.
Links from the show
Ines' EuroPython keynote: youtube.com
spaCy: spacy.io
Explosion.ai: explosion.ai
Prodigy App: prodi.gy
Ines on Twitter: @_inesmontani
Reasons companies fail: getautopsy.com

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