Sovereign Tech Fund – Investing in the Future Today

In this episode, our host Karsten Hohage talks to Powen Shiah and Mirko Swillus about the Sovereign Tech Fund. Established in 2022, it focuses on critical infrastructure in the public interest with the goal of supporting development, improvement, and maintenance of open-source components in digital infrastructure. The funding comes from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz), as investing in digital commons strengthens innovation, economic competition, and democracy.

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Sometimes it is not the obvious that makes a difference. And sometimes it is not the price that determines value. Sometimes it is just a drop that drives a wave. This podcast is about the difference, value or drop that open source can be. Each episode we talk with experts about open source related topics and why they do it the open source way.