Creating an Open Source Platform

46m ยท September 14, 2021

Creating an Open Source Platform

OKAY - here's what you need to know before you start your open-source platform. On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast, we hear from Ben Bromhead, CTO of Instaclustr, and Ev Kontsevoy, CEO of Teleport, about how they started their open-source platform. ๐Ÿ™€ On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast: What was Ev's very first job? (01:44) And Ben's? (03:50) ๐Ÿšฃโ€โ™€๏ธ What are the roles of different co-founders? (10:31) ๐Ÿƒ What do you do when you can't afford to hire new staff but you still need to GSD? (16:59) ๐Ÿ’ฅ How do you maintain a unique startup culture? (25:44) โ„๏ธ What did Ev learn from developing an open-source platform? (36:41) ๐Ÿญ If open-source is so amazing, why WOULDN'T I make my product open-source? (41:50) ๐Ÿ˜ต Why does Ben choose to follow the open-source movement? (43:46) ๐Ÿงšโ€โ™‚๏ธ How do open-source companies make money? (49:37) ๐Ÿ’ฐ VOTE FOR INSTACLUSTR FOR STARTUP OF THE YEAR: ๐Ÿ’Ž Get approved for 10-20x higher credit limit with Brex - VOTE FOR TELEPORT FOR STARTUP OF THE YEAR: Connect with Ben and Ev: Connect with Ev at Connect with Ben at Follow Ben on Twitter at Learn more about HackerNoon and Startups of The Year: For more information visit To read HackerNoon stories, check out

  • I general the trend of companies taking open source projects and making money of of them annoys me, I know they are allowed todo it but it's so depressing to see it happen :(

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