6 articles tagged with business

The Uber of Poland

A few years ago I visited a friend in Gdańsk, Poland. As we explored the city, one thing I noticed was that cabs were relatively expensive and there was no Uber. Instead, most (young) people used a community-organized service called Night Riders. I couldn't find anything about that service on the we… More »

Your First Business Should Be An Excel Sheet

One of the best decisions I made in 2020 was to open my calendar to everyone. People book appointments to chat about open-source projects, content creation, and business ideas. When we talk about business ideas, people usually gravitate towards problems suitable for startups. Things like using artif… More »

Starting A Print-On-Demand Business As A Software Engineer

One day I had the idea to make a print of my Github timeline. I liked the thought of bringing something "virtual" into the real world. 😄 So I called up my friend Wolfgang and we built codeprints. It's my first "physical" product, so I decided to share my learnings. … More »

So You Want To Earn Money With Open Source

I earned 0 Euros from maintaining OSS software for years, and I thought that's the way things are. I finally looked into ways to monetize my projects last year and in this talk I want to share what I learned so far. It didn't make me rich (yet!), but I built my first sustainable side-project with an… More »