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IT Manager's Journal: Stunt Computing: Profile of an Open Source Startup

Mar 23, 2005, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"Getting a tech startup going is typically like pulling off a spectacular stunt--riddled with risk, uncertainty, and thrill. Basing a business on Linux and open source technology, as it turns out, can add both safety and peril to the trick. Just ask the guys at Stunt Computing.

"While the three men behind Stunt--the first startup to receive support from the Beaverton, Ore.-based Open Technology Business Center (OTBC)--are still shy about the details of their plan, product, and possibilities, they are quick to point out that the venture is a unique, first-of-its-kind effort to turn the open source model into profitable business with a hardware and software solution that is 'a response to the dilemma people are having using multiple PCs,' according to a cautious Jason Scott, co-founder and COO of the group..."

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