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Why Amy joined Tidelift

One Saturday night in February, I was doing what “the cool kids” do on Saturday night—looking through LinkedIn job postings. I live in a smallish ...
Amy Hays
by Amy Hays
on June 19, 2018

Which services would professional open source users pay for? Survey results part 8

By Keenan Szulik on June 14, 2018
Earlier this year, we launched our first professional open source survey. Our goal? To gain deeper perspective about what can be done to make open ...

Want to see Microsoft's open source contributions? Here's the list.

By Keenan Szulik on June 12, 2018
Last week, Microsoft announced that it was acquiring GitHub, a decision that would have shocked the software community just a few years ago. But as a ...

WTF? The data behind Microsoft's surprising open source track record

By Donald Fischer on June 6, 2018
VS Code, Typescript, thefuck? What do each of these have in common? They’re all popular open source projects Microsoft has contributed to, and they ...

Long live the SFD

By Benjamin Nickolls on May 31, 2018
This is a first draft; raw and unedited. You’re seeing it as it came out of my head. Conversational, informal but free.  This is a shitty first ...

Would maintainers work on their projects more if the 💰 was there? Survey results part 7

By Keenan Szulik on May 29, 2018
Earlier this year, we launched our first professional open source survey. Our goal? To gain deeper perspective about what can be done to make open ...

How difficult is it to find time for open source maintenance? Survey results part 6

By Keenan Szulik on May 24, 2018
Earlier this year, we launched our first professional open source survey. Our goal? To gain deeper perspective about what can be done to make open ...

Tidelift in the news

By Chris Grams on May 23, 2018
Yesterday, we put out an honest-to-goodness Tidelift press release, on the occasion of our first funding announcement. Thought it would be nice to ...

Tidelift raises $15m Series A for a better open source business model

By Donald Fischer on May 22, 2018
Today we’re announcing Tidelift’s Series A financing, co-led by General Catalyst, Foundry Group, and Matthew Szulik, former Chairman and CEO of Red ...

How is work on open source funded today? Survey results part 5

By Keenan Szulik on May 18, 2018
Earlier this year, we launched our first professional open source survey. Our goal? To gain deeper perspective about what can be done to make open ...