Black Duck's Excellent Acquisition--A Community
May 05, 2008, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I met Black Duck CEO, Doug Levin back in October 2003 at the
Enterprise Linux Forum in Washington D.C. I instantly liked him. He
was just starting Black Duck Software and as a ex-Microsoftie
talking about IP assurance I wasn't convinced about the bright
future of his business. However, I enjoyed meeting Doug and wished
him the best of luck and went on my way.
"It wasn't long before Doug's venture received funding and
support from Red Hat who also invested in the business, a telling
sign. Black Duck has grown to be a leading global provider of
products and services for accelerating software development through
the managed use of open source and third-party code..."