October 17, 2011

Open-source M&A

There are two types of M&A from a buyer's perspective: social status/influence (valuable users/employees/databases/experiences) and positive business model. Typically, knowledge-based industry's case falls under the former. For examples, art, internet service, software, .., etc. In a similar vein, open source software also have a big opportunity.

If your open source software is able to make some buzz among the people, be ambitious!

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