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

“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

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