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Open Enterprise Interview: Bernard Dalle, Index Ventures

Jun 10, 2008, 17:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

[ Thanks to E5rebel for this link. ]

"The pragmatic and ethically-rooted world of free software might seem about as far away as possible from the highly abstract and, at times, morally dubious world of high finance. But as Richard Stallman has frequently pointed out, free software is by no means antithetical to making money: it's just a question of how you make money.

"The scalability of open source, and its ability to turn markets on their head, represent a huge opportunity for venture capital (VC) companies that are savvy enough to understand that there are important rules within the free software community that must be respected..."

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