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This presentation will discuss how fiscal sponsors work, and how they provide value to the FLOSS community. Tony will describe the various business and legal services fiscal sponsors offer to FLOSS projects and developer communities, examine various fiscal sponsorship structures, and discuss future trends in fiscal sponsorship development.
This talk is designed for a audience of developers and community participants familiar with FLOSS development and community structure. The presentation will focus on services and support structure, and the average Collaboration Summit attendee will have sufficient technical expertise to understand the concepts discussed.