Open Source Markets and Crypto

Roberto Galoppini
Jan 19th, 2018

A little about me

Software is eating the World

Open Source has won

Tools and Initiatives

FileZilla, the Free FTP Solution

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP.


FileZilla Audience


  • IT Savvy

  • Banwidth intensive usage

  • Often professionals

Product Strategy

  • Promoting ancillary Prod

  • New features for Pros

  • Enabling "network effects"

Evaluate Crypto

  • Product

  • Community

  • Token Mechanics


Crypto candidates

..and the winner is:

Lesson learned

  • New features are hard to include

  • People is happy to pay for value

  • Empowering users to create value is great

Roberto Galoppini

Twitter: @galoppini


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