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Submission + - Developing Open Source Software Ventures

bobdole3k writes: The University of Waterloo just posted a video of a new talk economist Larry Smith gave the UW students about creating startups using open source software and domain specific knowledge. Smith gives examples of successful companies as well as a few companies that didn't make it off the ground.

The reason that every major university maintains a department of mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.

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