“SoScience is serving social entrepreneurs” – Interview with Mélanie Marcel (SoScience)

“SoScience is serving social entrepreneurs” – Interview with Mélanie Marcel (SoScience)

Co-founder of SoScience, a start-up which promotes responsible research while favoring high level scientific technological development for social entrepreneurs, Mélanie Marcel believes that before looking at profitability, it is necessary to first convince that open science is useful to society.
 



 This article is an excerpt of the book Open models published in French in 2014 […]

Mozilla created a hybrid model combining contribution, affiliation and an audience traffic business – an interview with Tristan Nitot

Mozilla created a hybrid model combining contribution, affiliation and an audience traffic business – an interview with Tristan Nitot

This article is an excerpt of the book Open models published in French in 2014 and translated in 2016. Tristan Nitot has been part of Mozilla right from the beginning, and was until 2015 its Principal Chief Evangelist and Firestarter. He is now looking back on his time at Mozilla, its history and business models. […]

Draw me an open model, please – interview with Sophie Gautier & Laurent Séguin

Draw me an open model, please – interview with Sophie Gautier & Laurent Séguin

This article is an excerpt of the book Open models published in French in 2014 and translated in 2016. For this interview, Bastien GUERRY role-played The Little Prince*. In the role of Saint-Exupéry: Sophie GAUTIER (The Document Foundation, who is behind Libre Office) and Laurent SÉGUIN (Association of French-Speaking Free Software Users). Draw me a […]

“Free software is an irrepressible urge to transmit and share knowledge” – Interview with Jean-Paul Smets (Nexedi)

“Free software is an irrepressible urge to transmit and share knowledge” – Interview with Jean-Paul Smets (Nexedi)

This article is an excerpt of the book Open models published in French in 2014 and translated in 2016. Jean-Paul Smets, CEO of Nexedi, publisher of the free software ERP5, generates 90% of his business from export. Fifteen years ago, he co-authored a book whose title speaks for itself: « LOGICIELS LIBRES. Liberté, égalité, business […]