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Heather Meeker

Heather Meeker: Heather Meeker: Open Source and Legal Innovation

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In this [A] Growth Ventures Podcast episode, Hamlet Azarian, the CEO and Founder of the Azarian Growth Agency, interviews Heather Meeker, a distinguished expert in open-source licensing and General Partner at OSS Capital

Heather shares insights on open-source business models, tech and IP licensing, and the future of tech law. 

We explore Heather’s role at OSS Capital and its startup investment criteria.

For a deeper dive into the COSS business, check out Heather’s new book, “From Project to Profit,” available on Amazon.

Key Takeaways

2:10 – What is Open Source Software

6:40 – Commercial Open Source Software Business Advantages

9:52 – Heather’s Technology Law Background

13:33 – What Drew Heather to Open Source?

18:18 – OSS Capital: Activity, Investing, and Success Stories

24:43 – OSS Capital’s Value

26:25 – Heather’s Vision of Open Source and Tech Law 

34:03 – AI in Software Infrastructure 

38:05 – Heather’s Book “From Project to Profit.”

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Hamlet Azarian, the host of the Growth Ventures Podcast, is a seasoned growth expert with 20 years of experience. As the CEO of Azarian Growth Agency, he’s raised over $269.1M for groundbreaking tech startups. Balancing data-driven strategies with creativity, Hamlet is passionate about helping startups reach their full potential. Tune in to learn from this Southern California-based innovator, entrepreneur, and family man.

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