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Thursday, September 19 • 2:30pm - 2:50pm
PANEL - Investing in Open Source - From Promising Project to Enduring Company - Konstantine Buhler, Meritech Capital (Moderator)

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Join two of the world's top open source investors, Martin Casado (Andreessen Horowitz) and Mike Volpi (Index Ventures) as they discuss open source investing. Every open source company begins with a passionate community. But the most enduring open source companies navigate a nuanced path to commercialization. Don't miss out as Martin and Mike share stories, discuss patterns, and offer insight into building incredible open source companies. The panel will be moderated by Konstantine Buhler (Meritech Capital).


Konstantine Buhler

Principal, Meritech Capital
Konstantine joined Meritech Capital in 2016. He focuses on infrastructure, DevOps, OSS, and data-first businesses. Prior to Meritech he worked at tech startups including RelateIQ and Italia Innovation and also spent time at McKinsey & Company in New York and The Pritzker Group in... Read More →

Martin Casado

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Martin Casado is a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz where he focuses on enterprise investing. He was previously the cofounder and chief technology officer at Nicira, which was acquired by VMware for $1.26 billion in 2012. While at VMware, Martin served... Read More →

Michelangelo Volpi

Partner, Index Ventures
Mike joined Index in 2009 to help establish the firm's San Francisco office with Danny Rimer. He currently serves on the boards of Aurora, Big Switch Networks, Cockroach Labs, Confluent, Elastic [NYSE:ESTC], Kong, Sonos [NASDAQ:SONO], Zuora [NYSE:ZUO] and Wealthfront. He also serves... Read More →

Thursday September 19, 2019 2:30pm - 2:50pm PDT
Main Stage