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Open Source Business in Europe

From his own experience, Arjé Cahn explains how to run a succesful open source business in Europe.

Is there such a thing as a friendly European open source climate and how can you benefit from it?
Guided by the business models of succesful European open source companies, we'll try to formulate a list of best practices on how to succeed with your own open source business. What are the opportunities for EU-wide and EU-local government funding, tax issues, and how does a European bidding procedure work?