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HackChat: hackaday.io/hackchat
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NameHackaday.io profileQuestions (Please keep questions brief. 1-2 sentences is good :))Comments
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Murielhttps://hackaday.io/murielgAny advice for keeping track of the various licenses for the OSS and OSH used in my project?
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Murielhttps://hackaday.io/murielgWhat should I show to or ask of a patent attorney during my first appointment?
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TraumflugWhat do you think about taking open source not as a business model, but as an asset to a traditional business model?

Such a taking implies a couple of consequences, of course. For example, that one can't make money on being open source alone; one also needs something that can be actually sold. Like adjectant services, like proof of reliability, like additional convenience, like custom services, like (not so welcome, but think of Android) proprietary blobs improving the experience with the open source part.
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Jordanhttps://hackaday.io/TensorFluxHas it been difficult to find funding for starting your Open Hardware business? Any suggestions for those just starting an Open Hardware business?
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Jordanhttps://hackaday.io/TensorFluxHow did you start to build a community around your product? How do you manage and organize the feedback/ideas that you get from that community?
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Jordanhttps://hackaday.io/TensorFluxIt's fun to ship products, and even more fun hearing how the products help the people who buy them, but what about when things go wrong? How do you handle technical support issues? Have you had any manufacturing defects that have caused customer concern?
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ctaghttps://hackaday.io/ctagWhat are the models for generating revenue as an open source business?
How well do they work / what are the tradeoffs?
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Mikehttps://hackaday.io/seesemichaeljFollow up to building a community around your product: any suggestions on building a community around a product that serves a niche market?
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Julien
https://hackaday.io/project/26138-back-to-the-sense
How to make an "Open Innovation" company for now ? is there specific recipes for that ?
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Julien
https://hackaday.io/project/26138-back-to-the-sense
How to find resources about Machine learning open source hardware, with python embedded (like https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-gemma-m0/overview)
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Julien
https://hackaday.io/project/26138-back-to-the-sense
Where can we legally protect Open hardware project worldwide ? If someone just copycat us, can we make a trial ? any association to protect us ?
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Ytitne the Greathttps://hackaday.io/EntityNeuroTinker started to produce product in 2016, correct? Is it a hobby or a full time job with employees?
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Ytitne the Greathttps://hackaday.io/EntityOSHardware licenses – Just marketing fluff? Any downsides or problems with just posting design information then saying it’s open source hardware (lower case)?
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Ytitne the Greathttps://hackaday.io/EntityAccelerator (EDSi) terms, equity etc.
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Ytitne the Greathttps://hackaday.io/EntityAre NeuroBytes for sale? Where? Home site link down?
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Ytitne the Greathttps://hackaday.io/EntityHow many have sold and at what price?
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Ytitne the Greathttps://hackaday.io/EntitySBIR details? What’s involved/required, payout schedule, etc.
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