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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:


Company Openness Pledge Open Product Statement Open Finance
Aleph Objects favicon Aleph Objects link N/A
Arduino LLC favicon Arduino LLC Arduino - Introduction emoji-octocatArduinostars13.2k
Atlassian favicon Atlassian Company values — Atlassian N/A
Balsamiq favicon Balsamiq Company — Balsamiq N/A
Bevry favicon Bevry Bevry DocPadstars3k
Buffer favicon Buffer Buffer's transparency dashboard: Public salaries, equity and more emoji-octocatMisc 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 emoji-octocatCodeCombatstars7.6k Why you should open-source your startup
Couchbase favicon Couchbase Open Source Projects emoji-octocatAll Products
Dangerous Prototypes favicon Dangerous Prototypes About - DP Projects
Dreamwidth favicon Dreamwidth About Dreamwidth Studios emoji-octocatDreamwidth
Elastic favicon Elastic Openness, transparency, and collaboration are at the heart of all that we do. emoji-octocatMisc
Gitlab favicon GitLab About Us — GitLab GitLab
Gratipay favicon Gratipay Welcome to Gratipay emoji-octocatAll Products The first open company Financestars14
Growstuff favicon Growstuff (archive) Values - Growstuff Wiki emoji-octocatGrowstuffstars378 Why Growstuff is open source
MapBox favicon MapBox Open Source - MapBox emoji-octocatMisc
Neocities favicon Neocities (archive) Neocities - stats emoji-octocatNeocities.orgstars948 The first Neocities Open Company report
New Vector favicon New Vector Work in the open emoji-octocatMisc
Niteo favicon Niteo Niteo Handbookstars87 emoji-octocatPareto Security
OpenCraft favicon OpenCraft OpenCraft — Open edX Development & Hosting Services N/A
ProtonMail favicon ProtonMail ProtonMail is Open Source! Web Clientstars3.4k; OpenPGPjsstars5.2k ProtonMail Open Source Cryptography
Read the Docs favicon Read the Docs Read the Docs Open Source Philosophy emoji-octocatreadthedocs.orgstars7.3k Funding
Red Hat favicon Red Hat Red Hat Jobs - Our culture Misc
RStudio RStudio What makes RStudio different? RStudio - About
Sentry favicon Sentry About Sentry Sentrystars32k Driven by Open Source
SoftwareMill favicon SoftwareMill 40 CEOs in 1 company emoji-octocatMisc Open finances
Tessel favicon Tessel Open Source - Tessel emoji-octocatTesselstars327
Transloadit favicon Transloadit Open Source emoji-octocatUppy Jobs & Culture favicon wemake-services/meta § Purpose





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  1. Awesome Open Company Awesome
  2. Table of contents
  3. What is an open company?
  4. Companies
  5. Resources
  6. Books
  7. Articles
  8. Videos
  9. Similar lists
  10. License
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