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Awesome Open Company Awesome

A community-curated list of awesome open companies, inspired by the many awesome-x lists out there.

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Contributions to this list are welcome! Just edit the README.md (this document) and send the changes as a pull request. Guidelines are available.

Table of contents

  1. What is an open company?
  2. Companies
  3. Resources
  4. Books
  5. Articles
  6. Videos
  7. Similar lists
  8. License

What is an open company?

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.

derived from the original formulation by Gittip (now Gratipay).

In practice, this often means:

The following pages provide a more detailed overview of this concept:

Companies

Company Openness Pledge Open Product Statement Open Finance
Aleph Objects favicon Aleph Objects link N/A
Arduino LLC favicon Arduino LLC Arduino - Introduction :octocat:Arduino
Atlassian favicon Atlassian Company values — Atlassian N/A
Balsamiq favicon Balsamiq Company — Balsamiq N/A
Bevry favicon Bevry Bevry DocPad
Buffer favicon 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 favicon Clarify Clarify - Launch and manage your career N/A
CodeCombat favicon CodeCombat CodeCombat - Learn how to code by playing a game :octocat:CodeCombat Why you should open-source your startup
Couchbase favicon Couchbase Open Source Projects :octocat:All Products
Dangerous Prototypes favicon Dangerous Prototypes About - DP Projects
Dreamwidth favicon Dreamwidth About Dreamwidth Studios :octocat:Dreamwidth
Elastic favicon Elastic Why Open Source? :octocat:Misc
Gitlab favicon GitLab About Us — GitLab GitLab
Gratipay favicon Gratipay Welcome to Gratipay :octocat:All Products The first open company Finance
Growstuff favicon Growstuff (archive) Values - Growstuff Wiki :octocat:Growstuff Why Growstuff is open source
MapBox favicon MapBox Open Source - MapBox :octocat:Misc
Neocities favicon Neocities (archive) Neocities - stats :octocat:Neocities.org The first Neocities Open Company report
New Vector favicon New Vector Work in the open :octocat:Misc
Niteo favicon Niteo Niteo Handbook
The Open Company favicon The Open Company The Open Company N/A
OpenCraft favicon OpenCraft OpenCraft — Open edX Development & Hosting Services N/A
ProtonMail favicon ProtonMail ProtonMail is Open Source! Web Client; OpenPGPjs ProtonMail Open Source Cryptography
Read the Docs favicon Read the Docs Read the Docs Open Source Philosophy :octocat:readthedocs.org Funding
Red Hat favicon Red Hat Red Hat Jobs - Our culture Misc
Sentry favicon Sentry About Sentry Sentry Driven by Open Source
SoftwareMill favicon SoftwareMill 40 CEOs in 1 company :octocat:Misc Open finances
Tessel favicon Tessel Open Source - Tessel :octocat:Tessel
Transloadit favicon Transloadit Open Source :octocat:Uppy Jobs & Culture
wemake.services favicon wemake.services wemake-services/meta § Purpose :octocat:wemake.services

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Books

Articles

Videos

Similar lists

License

This work and all contributions to it are released into the public domain under the terms of the CC0 1.0.

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