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Computer Business Review: Money for Nothing? Open Source VC Funding

Feb 27, 2007, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

"'The VC community is trying to predict where the market is going, the whole job is trying to predict where the [hockey] puck is going to be,' says Robin Vasan, managing director at venture capital firm Mayfield.

"If that is the case, then there is a good argument to suggest that the future is going to be open source. According to figures collated by CBR, VCs invested $475.2m in Linux and open source-related vendors in 2006, up 61.6% from $294.0m in 2005..."

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