"'I believe last year was actually the peak year of open source
fundraising... This year is down slightly, but not down in such a
dramatic way to indicate anything else but a good appetite for
funding of open source,' Matrix Partners general manager David Skok
told LinuxInsider in late 2007.
"The raw data indicates open source funding fell more than
slightly in 2007. Disclosed funding deals were down 40.7% to
$323.87m for the full year, compared to $546.3m in 2006..."