Computerworld.NZ: How to Make Money from Free Software
Jun 12, 2003, 08:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Cooney)
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"Would-be IT industry barons were given some sobering news last
week: building an IT company is hard work.
"'You go into a business very bright-eyed and optimistic,' says
Chris Hegan, 'but one rule you can count on: it's going to get
rougher than you could possibly imagine.
"'You have got to be prepared for it.'
"Hegan and Igor Portugal, co-founders of Linux vendor Asterisk,
gave a 'warts and all' description of building a business with open
source software to an audience in Auckland last week..."