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An open company is defined, for the purposes of this list, as a for-profit organization whose core practices are guided by principles of openness, transparency and interoperability. This philosophy can be summarized by the maxim:
Share as much as possible, charge as little as possible.
In practice, this often means:
The following pages provide a more detailed overview of this concept:
Company | Openness Pledge | Open Product | Statement | Open Finance ------------ | --------------- | ------------- | ------------- | ------------ Aleph Objects | link | N/A | | Arduino LLC | Arduino - Introduction | :octocat:Arduino | | Atlassian | Company values — Atlassian | N/A | | Balsamiq | Company — Balsamiq | N/A | | Bevry | Bevry | DocPad | | Buffer | Buffer's transparency dashboard: Public salaries, equity and more | :octocat:Misc |Why we have a core value of transparency at our startup| Revenue Clarify | Clarify - Launch and manage your career | N/A | | CodeCombat | CodeCombat - Learn how to code by playing a game | :octocat:CodeCombat |Why you should open-source your startup| Couchbase | Open Source Projects | :octocat:All Products | | Dangerous Prototypes | About - DP | Projects | | Dreamwidth | About Dreamwidth Studios | :octocat:Dreamwidth | | Elastic | Why Open Source? | :octocat:Misc | | GitLab | About Us — GitLab | GitLab | | Gratipay | Welcome to Gratipay | :octocat:All Products |The first open company| Finance Growstuff | (archive) Values - Growstuff Wiki | :octocat:Growstuff |Why Growstuff is open source| MapBox | Open Source - MapBox | :octocat:Misc | | Neocities | (archive) Neocities - stats | :octocat:Neocities.org |The first Neocities Open Company report| New Vector | Work in the open | :octocat:Misc | | Niteo | Niteo Handbook | | | OpenCraft | OpenCraft — Open edX Development & Hosting Services | N/A | | ProtonMail | ProtonMail is Open Source! | Web Client; OpenPGPjs | ProtonMail Open Source Cryptography | | Read the Docs | Read the Docs Open Source Philosophy | :octocat:readthedocs.org | | Funding | Red Hat | Red Hat Jobs - Our culture | Misc | | Sentry | About Sentry | Sentry | Driven by Open Source | | SoftwareMill | 40 CEOs in 1 company | :octocat:Misc | | Open finances | Tessel | Open Source - Tessel | :octocat:Tessel | | Transloadit | Open Source | :octocat:Uppy | Jobs & Culture | wemake.services | wemake-services/meta § Purpose | :octocat:wemake.services |
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