It’s been recognized that software is eating the world,” said Michael Skok, general partner at North Bridge Venture Partners. “Our survey points to the fact that open source is eating the software world
Open Source does not suffer from intrinsic entropy of development that plagues Closed Source Systems.
Open Source has better chance of long term survival due to the concept of “forking” the code base.
Open Source is also “more democratic” than Closed Source Systems historically.
Many consultants and organizations love to cite market share.
Using an “Open Source Cooperative Business Model” is the foundation for future businesses.
- Low Cost
- Medium Cost
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Features that are unique to the system and involve Human Intervention to program the Features are applied in stages or levels at each of the levels beyond 1: these other levels generate revenue and the community of cooperative member-owners vote on Features & Benefits that they would like to have in the System.
The Freemium Level will obviously come with the Seed Server which you purchase and receive the first 2 levels of Software.
Base Cost of Hardware (Seed Server) + $29.95 per month after the first year with option for annual renewal, $299.99 when included with the Server.
$2002.69 (Spec in development)