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

Episode 72: Open Source Usage-Based Billing with Lago

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

Anh-Tho Chuong is Co-Founder & CEO of Lago, the open source metering and usage-based billing platform. Lago's underlying project, also called Lago, has 2K stars on GitHub and a Slack community with hundreds of members.

Lago is a YC company from the S21 batch.

In this episode, we discuss the state of billing today and why a hybrid and open approach makes sense for many companies, positioning as an "open source alternative to...", deciding what content is worth creating (ie. if your users ask the same question 5x, then blog about it), going through YC as an open source company & more!

Full episode here

Powered by LaunchNotes