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jonosellier

This is a really cool project but I'm confused about the business model. VCs don't just give money to a nifty project, they obviously need some sort of ROI so I'm curious as to what the business model here is. Is there some pricing model for businesses that want to adopt it? From where I stand, it seems like the the (VC-specific) value in this terminal is the data it collects. I understand that this project has to make money somehow but I am curious about what sort of data is collected from it.

I hope that this doesn't come across as attacking the project as I see no issue with sharing my usage of a terminal once it's properly anonymized.

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Damian Żygadło

probably they are selling the data from the telemetry, but who knows.

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James Perkins Author

They are using it to drive what to improve for GA and then telemetry is optional.

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James Perkins Author

The money comes from the pricing model for the business usage.

They are going for if we make it soo good for individuals that they will want to integrate it into their business.

You can read about the data collection and business / pricing model and plan here:

warp.dev/faq#whats-your-business-m...

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jonosellier

Thank you so much for your transparency (and being active with your business on Sunday too!)

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James Perkins Author

Not my business but my blog post! I want to make sure people get all they info they need, to make a decision.They can hire me to spread the word if they want 😂

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jonosellier

Forgive my presumptions then!

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