startups

Open source at the heart of most startups these days

open business culture
Bringing together people with high-energy and motivation to create startups that have the potential to make a positive impact on society is a great...Read more

Why Python is perfect for startups

Python for startup and small businesses
So you have a great business idea for a wonderful IT product or service, and you want to build your high tech startup around it. Having the idea is a...Read more

The five elements of an open source city

open source city
How can you apply the concepts of open source to a living, breathing city? An open source city is a blend of open culture, open government policies,...Read more

Which of these characteristics is most important to start a local open government movement?

open source city
How can you apply the concepts of open source to a living, breathing city? An open source city is a blend of open culture, open government policies, and economic development. I derived these characteristics based on my experiences and while writing my book, The foundation for an open source city . Characteristics such as collaboration, participation, transparency, rapid prototyping, and many others can be applied to any city that wants to create an open source culture. Let's take a look at these characteristics in more detail.Read more

Impressions from the Open Source Business Conference 2013

Open Source Business Conference 2013
At the Open Source Business Conference 2013 , conversations on innovation, disruption, and open source leadership dominated the sessions. The...Read more

Open source culture: Do you vote with your code or participation?

open innovation
CTO of Getable, Mikeal Rogers, talks open source and the Github generation. What's the next big thing on the innovation horizon? And who's leading...Read more

Code for America recruiting startups for Civic Startup Accelerator

Code for America's recruiting startups for Civic Startup Accelerator
Soon after we launched the Code for America (CfA) fellowship, we realized that to accomplish the kind of change we were seeking not only would...Read more

Priming open source startups

Priming open source startups
You've been thinking about starting an open source company. Or maybe you've got an idea but don't know how to take it to the next level. You need...Read more