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Open Source Software Crowdfunding

Riding below the headlines are crowdfunding sites like Gratipay and OpenCollective that are used to fund open source software development, maintenance and patching. Unlike the biggies (Kickstarter, Indiegogo), it takes no cut of the donations that are used to keep … Continue reading

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Melding Crowdfunding With Crowdsourcing

Crowdfunding and crowdsourcing merge at Bountysource, a website that brings projects and freelance programmers together. This site is owned by Github, a VC (Andreesen/Horowitz) backed company that charges a flat 10% fee on all bounties placed. It works like this: … Continue reading

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