Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)
Developer Tooling

Episode 5: Open-Sourcing Kubernetes & Building a Company (Heptio) Around It

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

Joe Beda, Founder & CTO, Heptio

1:00: Developing the Kubernetes project at Google & deciding to open-source it

4:48: The origins of Heptio & building a company around Kubernetes

13:29: Open-source business models & 'open extensibility' as the new model

24:36: Scaling open-source businesses: metrics to track & interacting with the community

31:55: Good areas for successful open-source products & advice for founders

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