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OpenEnterpriseTrends: JBoss' Fleury Eyes For-Profit Incubator for Open Source

Mar 03, 2004, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vance McCarthy)

"Last week, JBoss Inc., provider of an Open Source J2EE application server received $10 million in venture funding in a group led by Matrix Partners. But what does JBoss founder Marc Fluery, want to do with that money? And will VC investment water down the Open Source movement?

"In an interview with Open Enterprise Trends, JBoss founder Marc Fleury says how he'll spend the $10 million VC he just received, including a project that he says will help him build JBoss into a for-profit umbrella for incubating Open Source projects. Fluery also says that Open Source needs a 'second generation' and that it's time to step away from the 'pony tail' image of the poor developer..."

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