Brianna Laugher
@pfctdayelise
brianna@modernthings.org
Free Software Success Formula

1. Open source
2. ???
3. Profit!
Free Software Success Formula

1. Open source
2. ???CROWD-FUNDING
3. Profit!
PyConAU 2013
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●

Django BoF panel discussion
“Blah blah blah Kickstarter campaign to include
South in Django core...”

Ho...
I wish there was a feed
which had a list of new
free software
crowdfunding campaigns...
I wish there was a feed
which had a list of new
free software
crowdfunding campaigns...

Oh....
damn.
cffsw.modernthings.org
@crowdfundfloss

Aims
Keep a record of crowdfunding campaigns for
free software projects
● Successf...
cffsw.modernthings.org
@crowdfundfloss
Why would you care?
Potential backer: want to financially support
FLOSS (or collect...
cffsw.modernthings.org
@crowdfundfloss

How can you help?
Spread the word
● Let me know about any existing campaigns I
hav...
CFFSW - Crowdfunded free software
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CFFSW - Crowdfunded free software

  1. 1. Brianna Laugher @pfctdayelise brianna@modernthings.org
  2. 2. Free Software Success Formula 1. Open source 2. ??? 3. Profit!
  3. 3. Free Software Success Formula 1. Open source 2. ???CROWD-FUNDING 3. Profit!
  4. 4. PyConAU 2013 ● ● Django BoF panel discussion “Blah blah blah Kickstarter campaign to include South in Django core...” How come I never heard about that?
  5. 5. I wish there was a feed which had a list of new free software crowdfunding campaigns...
  6. 6. I wish there was a feed which had a list of new free software crowdfunding campaigns... Oh.... damn.
  7. 7. cffsw.modernthings.org @crowdfundfloss Aims Keep a record of crowdfunding campaigns for free software projects ● Successful and (some) unsuccessful ● Maybe also free culture, free hardware ● List current/new campaigns ●
  8. 8. cffsw.modernthings.org @crowdfundfloss Why would you care? Potential backer: want to financially support FLOSS (or collect stickers) ● Potential campaigner: research before launching your own campaign ● Potential researcher: study what works – so we as a community can be more successful ●
  9. 9. cffsw.modernthings.org @crowdfundfloss How can you help? Spread the word ● Let me know about any existing campaigns I haven't covered (there must be lots!) ● Let me know when you hear about new campaigns! ●
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