„Open source hardware gives people the freedom to control their technology while sharing knowledge and encouraging commerce through the open exchange of designs“ says the Open Source Hardware Definition & Statement of Principles.
However for some businesses going open source also asks or gives the chance for a shift in the business model. This page collects some helpful links concerning business models for open source hardware & open design.
> The “Open Source Hardware Business Model Matrix” lists a lot of opportunities
> The P2P Wiki/Michel Bauwens has a huge list with ressources on business models compatible with openness
Please suggest sources and ideas down in the comments.