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Computer Business Review: Open Source Funding Up 131% in 2006

Dec 18, 2006, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I am putting together a news story for Computerwire/CBRonline based on the amount of venture capital funding invested this year in the Linux and open source-related vendors we track. The key statistic: open source funding was up 131% to $404.5m in 2006.

"Not surprisingly there were more open source funding deals struck in 2006--34 in total--than in previous years, while the average deal size also rose, to $11.9m..."

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