DrupalCon Amsterdam 2019: #Startuplife. Lessons from 3 years Open Social from services to product

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Oct 30, 2019

Taco Potze
Open Social, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This presentation will teach you the things that went well, and the things that did not go well in our journey to move our 25 people Drupal agency from a service company (bill by the hour) to a product SaaS company (bill per product, per month) called Open Social.

We will talk about funding your product, building a product, how to do marketing, sales and business development and how to grow internationally. We hope to discuss some questions as how to work with open-source and SaaS and does it help us or limit us competing with proprietary software vendors.

If you are thinking about building a product on Drupal or building a SaaS company, this is your session!

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.