Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)
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Episode 48: Open Source Laravel Ecommerce Platform Bagisto

AUTHOR: Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)

Saurav Pathak is Cofounder & Chief Product Officer of Bagisto, the open source e-commerce platform based in India that has bootstrapped to 60k+ downloads and 200K users.

In this episode, we discuss community contributions to product (Bagisto's extensions are 30% community-built!), building the foundation for an open source community before focusing on monetization, what "great support" really looks like for an open source company, lessons from building without VC money, and more!

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