INMANTEC has always been instrumental in creating ideas and technology exchange platforms for the benefit of industry and academia as well exposing its students to various challenges in related fields.
Open Source software is catching fancy of millions of technocrats around the world. A lot of emphasis is being laid on developing applications based on Open Source, which are either free or are available at nominal costs. This is coming out as a big opportunity to developers and users alike. It is estimated that by 2015, Open Source Market will assume 37% market share of overall development scenario. This needs for deep introspection both at micro and macro level so that the true potential of Open Source can be explored and entrepreneurs are prepared with right mindsets.
INMANTEC had successfully organized first seminar on “Open Source: Opportunities in Entrepreneurship” on March 13, 2010. This seminar was a huge attraction among open source professionals and budding entrepreneurs. The glimpse of the same can be accessed from here.
Keeping the same fervor, INMANTEC is organizing second seminar in this series entitled “Open Source: Opportunities in Entrepreneurship Ver 2.0” on February 15, 2012 at INMANTEC, Ghaziabad.
Through this seminar, we wish to address following issues impeding growth of entrepreneurs in Open Source: