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8 Pitch Decks from Successful Open Source Startups

Updated: 
March 27, 2022
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Open source is one of the most powerful development models on the planet and several startups have benefited from this model.

Open source companies are able to beat their competition because they have an active community that helps them develop their products.

It also gives people the freedom to modify the code as described in their requirements.

We've collected 8 of the best pitch decks from successful startups in the open source space.

8 Pitch Decks from Open Source Startups

Kong

Kong is a service connectivity platform that provides the modern enterprise with on-demand services using today’s most popular cloud technologies.

Details of the startup:

  • Business model:

    SaaS

  • Customer:

    B2B

Details of the pitch deck:

  • Year:

    2013

  • Round:

    Late Stage

  • Amount raised:

    $43M

  • Investor:

    Angel Investors, VC

You can find more details about this startup here.

Cloudera

Cloudera is a data management software for enterprise companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Business model:

    SaaS

  • Customer:

    B2B

Details of the pitch deck:

  • Year:

    2008

  • Round:

    Series A

  • Amount raised:

    $5M

  • Investor:

    VC, Corporate

You can find more details about this startup here.

MySQL

MySQL is a fast, reliable and flexible open-source database that supports sophisticated web-based or embedded database applications.

Details of the startup:

  • Business model:

    SaaS

  • Customer:

    B2B

Details of the pitch deck:

  • Year:

    2003

  • Round:

    Series B

  • Amount raised:

    $16M

  • Investor:

    VC

You can find more details about this startup here.

ArangoDB

ArangoDB is a multi-model database that lets you natively work with graphs, documents and fulltext search.

Details of the startup:

  • Business model:

    SaaS

  • Customer:

    B2B

Details of the pitch deck:

  • Year:

    2019

  • Round:

    Series A

  • Amount raised:

    $10M

  • Investor:

    Corporate, VC

You can find more details about this startup here.

PredictoinIO

PredictionIO is a machine learning server built by the community and for the community. It enables businesses to scale their Artificial Intelligence projects with ease.

Details of the startup:

  • Business model:

    SaaS

  • Customer:

    B2C

Details of the pitch deck:

  • Year:

    2013

  • Round:

    Seed

  • Amount raised:

    $150K

  • Investor:

    VC

You can find more details about this startup here.

Mycroft

Mycroft offers a suite of open source technologies to build platforms for voice-powered applications.

Details of the startup:

  • Business model:

    SaaS

  • Customer:

    B2B

Details of the pitch deck:

  • Year:

    2016

  • Round:

    Crowdfunding

  • Amount raised:

    $350K

  • Investor:

    VC, Corporate

You can find more details about this startup here.

StackShare

StackShare is the way for developers to discover, connect, and learn from each other while building their careers.

Details of the startup:

  • Business model:

    SaaS

  • Customer:

    B2B, B2C

Details of the pitch deck:

  • Year:

    2015

  • Round:

    Pre-Seed

  • Amount raised:

    $300k

  • Investor:

    VC

You can find more details about this startup here.

Binpress

Binpress helped developers build a business by working on open-source projects. It was acquired by CodersClan and shut down.

Details of the startup:

  • Business model:

    Marketplace

  • Customer:

    B2C

Details of the pitch deck:

  • Year:

    2013

  • Round:

    Seed

  • Amount raised:

    $1M

  • Investor:

    No Data

You can find more details about this startup here.

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