Open Source Collective News—Jan 2020

Open Source Collective News—Jan 2020

We're in Brussels for Sustain & FOSDEM, win $10k for your project, accept bitcoin + more news

Join us in Brussels!

We hope to see you at Sustain Summit and FOSDEM next week!

Win $10,000 for your open source project

Do you need financial support? Would feedback from open source experts help take your project to the next level? Pitch at Money & Mentorship: Open Source ‘Speed Dating’ & Support Awards at FOSDEM 2020!

New Partners Join Back Your Stack

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) and CodeFund are joining us to extend BackYourStack, a powerful tool to discover and fund open source dependencies. We're looking for ecosystem partners for the steering group! Read more.

OSI Joins as a BackYourStack Partner
The Open Source Initiative [] (OSI) joins Open SourceCollective [] (OSC), Open Collective[], and CodeFund […

Seeking Bitcoin Testers

We're working on enabling Bitcoin contributions. Sign up for early access.

2020 Strategy

The open source section of Pia's New Years update shares our focus for 2020 and why partnerships are key.

2019 in Review and 2020 Goals
The year 2019 was a good one for Open Collective in many ways, and thechallenges ahead are making the team more focused and stronger together. TL;DR: * Our income grew 2.4x from $84k to $204k in 2019. * We have +16 months of runway ($825k in the bank, avg. burn rate of ~$50k). * Total financial…

GitHub Sponsors: Join the Wait List

We're working with GitHub to enable projects to fundraise right through their repo. Let us know if you're interested.

Our Pricing is Not Changing

Open Collective recently announced pricing changes for fiscal host organizations. Be assured this will not affect fees for Collectives hosted by OSC.

More Updates

Open Source Collective Update #7
From our December 2019 board meetingThe Open Source Collective [] is a non-profitorganization serving as a fiscal sponsor to over 1,600 open source projects onOpen Collective. We believe in transparency, so we’re publishing regular recapsof what happens in our board meet…