[Chaoss-Board] CHAOSScast sponsorship update: Linode renewed, adding mid-roll spots

Matt Germonprez germonprez at gmail.com
Fri May 22 19:11:00 UTC 2020

Thanks for the update Georg!


On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 10:45 AM Georg Link <linkgeorg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi CHAOSS board members and CHAOSScast panelists,
> A quick reminder that we partner for CHAOSSCast with the CodeFund Podcast
> Network (CPN). CPN has sponsorship agreements which pay for the
> administrative overhead and they share revenue with us.
> We documented how the CHAOSS community will use revenue from CHAOSScast in
> our Community Handbook:
> https://github.com/chaoss/governance/blob/master/community-handbook/chaosscast.md#chaosscast-sponsorship-and-revenue
> This email is to give you a quick update about sponsorship for CHAOSScast.
> 1.
> Linode renewed its sponsorship agreement with CodeFund Podcast Network
> (CPN) for 6 more months until the end of this year. This is for the sponsor
> message at the beginning and end of the podcast. We receive a portion of
> this sponsorship revenue.
> 2.
> CPN also informed us that they are currently not breaking even and will be
> looking into selling mid-roll spots to cover their costs and be
> sustainable. No revenue sharing for the mid-roll revenue. CPN is in
> conversations with different vendors (e.g., Datadog, Cloudbees) for this
> but no agreement has been reached yet.
> I will keep you updated in the interest of transparency about our
> Community Podcast.
> Best,
> Georg
> PS: We will be releasing weekly episodes starting next Friday.
> --
> Georg Link, PhD
> (he/him)

Mutual of Omaha Professor
Information Systems
College of Information Science & Technology
University of Nebraska Omaha
CV: https://bit.ly/2kftONr

CHAOSS Board Member

Omaha Parks Foundation Board Member

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