open source  softwarefor startups   @victorneo
open source       software     for startups               @victorneo(from a perspective of a technical person)
a little about myself
a little about myselfVictor Neo
a little about myselfVictor Neo2nd year Comp. Sci. student, OSSmember
a little about myselfVictor Neo2nd year Comp. Sci. student, OSSmemberCurrently CTO at Pikaland(pikaland.com)
a little about myselfVictor Neo2nd year Comp. Sci. student, OSSmemberCurrently CTO at Pikaland(pikaland.com)Python User Gr...
a little about myselfVictor Neo2nd year Comp. Sci. student, OSSmemberCurrently CTO at Pikaland(pikaland.com)Python User Gr...
my experience with    startups*
my experience with    startups*
my experience with    startups*   * non-technical founders
my experiencewith startups* and oss
my experiencewith startups* and oss
my experiencewith startups* and oss    * non-technical founders
it’s a challenge
it’s a challenge
open source software
open source softwareSoftware with source code provided
open source softwareSoftware with source code providedEveryone is permitted to view, changeand improve the software (free ...
open source softwareSoftware with source code providedEveryone is permitted to view, changeand improve the software (free ...
When I say Open Source Software,it includes end user applications,     frameworks and libraries
cost savings
cost savingsDomain name + web hosting cost
cost savingsDomain name + web hosting costOpen source powers many techstartups such as Facebook, Twitter
cost savingsDomain name + web hosting costOpen source powers many techstartups such as Facebook, TwitterOffice Suites, Gra...
! very important !
! very important !Software are used by humans
! very important !Software are used by humans Software isimportant, but it’sabout the people whouses them
Here’s a quick overview of the    applications you can    use for your startup:
list of softwareOffice      Accounting
list of softwareOffice      Accounting
list of softwareOffice      Accounting
list of softwareOffice      Accounting
list of softwareOffice      Accounting
list of softwareOffice      Accounting
list of softwareOffice      Accounting
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development  (GIMP)
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development  (GIMP)
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development  (GIMP)
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development  (GIMP)
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development  (GIMP)
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development  (GIMP)
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development  (GIMP)
list of software (cont.)   Graphics     Development  (GIMP)
list of software (cont.)   Graphics        Development  (GIMP)              and so many more...
How do I find allthese OSS to use?
search and learn
search and learn
search and learn
search and learn
search and learn
search and learn           geekcamp, 1st October
How do I know which     application is the‘right’ one for my startup?
Choosing the ‘right’ apps
Choosing the ‘right’ apps  Use software that your team is  comfortable with
Choosing the ‘right’ apps  Use software that your team is  comfortable with  It’s easier to start early with OSS, don’t  w...
Choosing the ‘right’ apps  Use software that your team is  comfortable with  It’s easier to start early with OSS, don’t  w...
Here’s an application I always   introduce for startups
the first app         I always introducean outstanding online project collaboration software
why teambox?
why teambox?Easy for everyone to try out, hosted withlimitations
why teambox?Easy for everyone to try out, hosted withlimitationsGot your own server? Host it yourself, forfree*.
why teambox?Easy for everyone to try out, hosted withlimitationsGot your own server? Host it yourself, forfree*.Generally ...
“I need a Content Management System.”
content management
content management
content management
content management
content management
“Can I build my site entirely on   an open source stack?”   (they might already be doing it)
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
development
all these for free?
giving back to the    community
giving back to the      communityPatches, bug reports, helping withdocumentation
giving back to the      communityPatches, bug reports, helping withdocumentationDonations
giving back to the      communityPatches, bug reports, helping withdocumentationDonationsOpen Source your own stuff
who are the people usingopen source for their startups?
case study: Facebook
case study: Facebook
case study: Facebook
case study: Facebook
case study: Facebook   Contribute to: Hadoop, HBase,  Cfengine, jemalloc, memcached,       MySQL, PHP, Varnish
case study: Facebook   Contribute to: Hadoop, HBase,  Cfengine, jemalloc, memcached,       MySQL, PHP, Varnish   http://de...
case study: twitter
case study: twitter
case study: twitter
case study: twitter
case study: twitter
case study: twitter
case study: twitter
case study: twitter   https://twitter.com/about/opensource
case study: pikaland
case study: pikalandIllustration + Community
case study: pikalandIllustration + CommunityExisting IT infrastructure (pikaland.com)
case study: pikalandIllustration + CommunityExisting IT infrastructure (pikaland.com)Not so technical founder
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
case study: pikaland       (cont.)
Questions?
Questions?I’ll be attending all remaining talks, so just grab me if                        you are shy                    ...
Questions?I’ll be attending all remaining talks, so just grab me if                        you are shy                    ...
1.30 ~ 2.30: Harish Pillay on:Open Source Productivity Tools
1.30 ~ 2.30: Harish Pillay on:Open Source Productivity Tools2.30 ~ 3.30: Calvin Cheng on:Django 101 and a peek into a Live...
1.30 ~ 2.30: Harish Pillay on:Open Source Productivity Tools2.30 ~ 3.30: Calvin Cheng on:Django 101 and a peek into a Live...
1.30 ~ 2.30: Harish Pillay on:Open Source Productivity Tools2.30 ~ 3.30: Calvin Cheng on:Django 101 and a peek into a Live...
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  • Open source software for startups

    1. 1. open source softwarefor startups @victorneo
    2. 2. open source software for startups @victorneo(from a perspective of a technical person)
    3. 3. a little about myself
    4. 4. a little about myselfVictor Neo
    5. 5. a little about myselfVictor Neo2nd year Comp. Sci. student, OSSmember
    6. 6. a little about myselfVictor Neo2nd year Comp. Sci. student, OSSmemberCurrently CTO at Pikaland(pikaland.com)
    7. 7. a little about myselfVictor Neo2nd year Comp. Sci. student, OSSmemberCurrently CTO at Pikaland(pikaland.com)Python User Group Member
    8. 8. a little about myselfVictor Neo2nd year Comp. Sci. student, OSSmemberCurrently CTO at Pikaland(pikaland.com)Python User Group MemberFounders’ Pitch (founderspitch.net)
    9. 9. my experience with startups*
    10. 10. my experience with startups*
    11. 11. my experience with startups* * non-technical founders
    12. 12. my experiencewith startups* and oss
    13. 13. my experiencewith startups* and oss
    14. 14. my experiencewith startups* and oss * non-technical founders
    15. 15. it’s a challenge
    16. 16. it’s a challenge
    17. 17. open source software
    18. 18. open source softwareSoftware with source code provided
    19. 19. open source softwareSoftware with source code providedEveryone is permitted to view, changeand improve the software (free as inspeech)
    20. 20. open source softwareSoftware with source code providedEveryone is permitted to view, changeand improve the software (free as inspeech)Use software that is vetted andupdated by the community
    21. 21. When I say Open Source Software,it includes end user applications, frameworks and libraries
    22. 22. cost savings
    23. 23. cost savingsDomain name + web hosting cost
    24. 24. cost savingsDomain name + web hosting costOpen source powers many techstartups such as Facebook, Twitter
    25. 25. cost savingsDomain name + web hosting costOpen source powers many techstartups such as Facebook, TwitterOffice Suites, Graphics editor,Accounting tools are available
    26. 26. ! very important !
    27. 27. ! very important !Software are used by humans
    28. 28. ! very important !Software are used by humans Software isimportant, but it’sabout the people whouses them
    29. 29. Here’s a quick overview of the applications you can use for your startup:
    30. 30. list of softwareOffice Accounting
    31. 31. list of softwareOffice Accounting
    32. 32. list of softwareOffice Accounting
    33. 33. list of softwareOffice Accounting
    34. 34. list of softwareOffice Accounting
    35. 35. list of softwareOffice Accounting
    36. 36. list of softwareOffice Accounting
    37. 37. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development
    38. 38. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP)
    39. 39. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP)
    40. 40. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP)
    41. 41. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP)
    42. 42. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP)
    43. 43. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP)
    44. 44. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP)
    45. 45. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP)
    46. 46. list of software (cont.) Graphics Development (GIMP) and so many more...
    47. 47. How do I find allthese OSS to use?
    48. 48. search and learn
    49. 49. search and learn
    50. 50. search and learn
    51. 51. search and learn
    52. 52. search and learn
    53. 53. search and learn geekcamp, 1st October
    54. 54. How do I know which application is the‘right’ one for my startup?
    55. 55. Choosing the ‘right’ apps
    56. 56. Choosing the ‘right’ apps Use software that your team is comfortable with
    57. 57. Choosing the ‘right’ apps Use software that your team is comfortable with It’s easier to start early with OSS, don’t wait.
    58. 58. Choosing the ‘right’ apps Use software that your team is comfortable with It’s easier to start early with OSS, don’t wait. If all else fails, it’s okay to trick them into using open source
    59. 59. Here’s an application I always introduce for startups
    60. 60. the first app I always introducean outstanding online project collaboration software
    61. 61. why teambox?
    62. 62. why teambox?Easy for everyone to try out, hosted withlimitations
    63. 63. why teambox?Easy for everyone to try out, hosted withlimitationsGot your own server? Host it yourself, forfree*.
    64. 64. why teambox?Easy for everyone to try out, hosted withlimitationsGot your own server? Host it yourself, forfree*.Generally a good way to introduce OSS
    65. 65. “I need a Content Management System.”
    66. 66. content management
    67. 67. content management
    68. 68. content management
    69. 69. content management
    70. 70. content management
    71. 71. “Can I build my site entirely on an open source stack?” (they might already be doing it)
    72. 72. development
    73. 73. development
    74. 74. development
    75. 75. development
    76. 76. development
    77. 77. development
    78. 78. development
    79. 79. development
    80. 80. development
    81. 81. development
    82. 82. development
    83. 83. development
    84. 84. development
    85. 85. development
    86. 86. development
    87. 87. development
    88. 88. development
    89. 89. development
    90. 90. all these for free?
    91. 91. giving back to the community
    92. 92. giving back to the communityPatches, bug reports, helping withdocumentation
    93. 93. giving back to the communityPatches, bug reports, helping withdocumentationDonations
    94. 94. giving back to the communityPatches, bug reports, helping withdocumentationDonationsOpen Source your own stuff
    95. 95. who are the people usingopen source for their startups?
    96. 96. case study: Facebook
    97. 97. case study: Facebook
    98. 98. case study: Facebook
    99. 99. case study: Facebook
    100. 100. case study: Facebook Contribute to: Hadoop, HBase, Cfengine, jemalloc, memcached, MySQL, PHP, Varnish
    101. 101. case study: Facebook Contribute to: Hadoop, HBase, Cfengine, jemalloc, memcached, MySQL, PHP, Varnish http://developers.facebook.com/opensource/
    102. 102. case study: twitter
    103. 103. case study: twitter
    104. 104. case study: twitter
    105. 105. case study: twitter
    106. 106. case study: twitter
    107. 107. case study: twitter
    108. 108. case study: twitter
    109. 109. case study: twitter https://twitter.com/about/opensource
    110. 110. case study: pikaland
    111. 111. case study: pikalandIllustration + Community
    112. 112. case study: pikalandIllustration + CommunityExisting IT infrastructure (pikaland.com)
    113. 113. case study: pikalandIllustration + CommunityExisting IT infrastructure (pikaland.com)Not so technical founder
    114. 114. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    115. 115. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    116. 116. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    117. 117. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    118. 118. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    119. 119. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    120. 120. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    121. 121. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    122. 122. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    123. 123. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    124. 124. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    125. 125. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    126. 126. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    127. 127. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    128. 128. case study: pikaland (cont.)
    129. 129. Questions?
    130. 130. Questions?I’ll be attending all remaining talks, so just grab me if you are shy / have questions / want to talk about anything
    131. 131. Questions?I’ll be attending all remaining talks, so just grab me if you are shy / have questions / want to talk about anything @victorneo
    132. 132. 1.30 ~ 2.30: Harish Pillay on:Open Source Productivity Tools
    133. 133. 1.30 ~ 2.30: Harish Pillay on:Open Source Productivity Tools2.30 ~ 3.30: Calvin Cheng on:Django 101 and a peek into a LiveGeoDjango project for ETH Zurich
    134. 134. 1.30 ~ 2.30: Harish Pillay on:Open Source Productivity Tools2.30 ~ 3.30: Calvin Cheng on:Django 101 and a peek into a LiveGeoDjango project for ETH Zurich3.30 ~ 4.30: Mark Wee onMetasploit (Open Source ComputerSecurity and Vulnerabilities)
    135. 135. 1.30 ~ 2.30: Harish Pillay on:Open Source Productivity Tools2.30 ~ 3.30: Calvin Cheng on:Django 101 and a peek into a LiveGeoDjango project for ETH Zurich3.30 ~ 4.30: Mark Wee onMetasploit (Open Source ComputerSecurity and Vulnerabilities)4.30 ~ 5.30: Nia Mutiara onQuick Web-Development using Ruby OnRails 3.1

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