🀝FOSS Partner Agreement

Version 1.0

About this Agreement

This Agreement is to be subscribed between

  • The IO Foundation as the host of the TechUp initiative, hereinafter TechUp and

  • FOSS Project Name hereinafter The Project

with official email FOSS Project Email signed on the Signature Date hereinafter The Date for the following seasons List of Seasons hereinafter The Seasons

Signatures

For the Community FOSS Project Representative Name FOSS Project Representative Title FOSS Project Representative Signature

For TechUp (The IO Foundation) TechUp Representative Name TechUp Representative Title TechUp Representative Signature

Both parties enter this Agreement with the intention of bringing The Project into TechUp, an initiative by The IO Foundation, to support The Project and the broader TechUp Community.

This Agreement will enter in effect immediately from The Date until the end of the last of The Seasons. This agreement can be made void by any of the parties with a prior notice of 2 months to be filed through the FOSS Management Interface.

Requirements

To qualify as a FOSS Partner, The Project must verify the following requirements (hereinafter The Requirements):

  • You manage a FOSS Project for which you are seeking for support which:

    • is managed by an individual, a Community Partner or an Organization Partner

    • is licensed under a recognized license by the Open Source Initiative

    • does not have a parallel licensing model under which it is sold commercially The project can be in any implementation phase (from ideation to deployed)

    • does not charge contributors with a fee to collaborate in it (If you do, you can still participate in TechUp as a Sponsor Partner)

  • Abide by The IO Foundation’s Code of Conduct

  • Attend at least 1 orientation session

  • Provide the TechUp team with all the necessary on your side to run high quality activities

Important Please keep in mind that TechUp is an initiative dedicated to foster collaboration among its community.

Projects that are attempting, in any form or shape, to

  • benefit of free labor by engaging volunteers or

  • evaluate prospect candidates’ performance through their contributions

will be immediately suspended from the community.

Should you detect this situation, please find a TechUp crew member at the Event Support table @The Lounge or contact us.

By signing this Agreement The Project confirms to verify The Requirements.

By signing this Agreement TechUp commits to not update The Requirements without prior notice. Any such updates would be reflected on a posterior Agreement.

Benefits

By participating in TechUp as a FOSS Partner, The IO Foundation will ensure that you will be granted the following benefits (hereinafter The Benefits):

  • Access to the TechUp Space Your project members, as well as other people you may invite or attract, can access all publicly accessible activities and engage with a global community of technologists. See the full list here. LEARN BUILD CONNECT

  • Ability to run your own activities This includes the possibility of broadcasting to your own media channels.

  • 1 virtual booth Allows you to showcase your project, run private activities and allow people to contact you.

  • Increased exposure

    • Customized promotion materials This will allow you to promote your project and activities more easily.

    • Promotion of your project in TechUp's official channels We will give exposure to your community, at least once per Season.

    • Possibility to run a session presenting your project You will have the opportunity to showcase your project to the TechUp Community.

    • Possibility to have a segment presenting your project in our Codefield productions You will have the opportunity to showcase your project across TIOF's Codefield audience.

    • Global platform announcements Presenting your community and encouraging participants to reach out to you.

  • Assistance before, during and after your activities from the TechUp crew We provide a comprehensive help and provide regular updates with new features and activities.

  • Statistics after each of your activities So that you can analyze how did your activities perform.

Platform updates The platform used for the TechUp Space releases new features very often, of which TechUp will inform you regularly.

By signing this Agreement The Project acknowledges The Benefits.

By signing this Agreement TechUp commits to upholding The Benefits.

By signing this Agreement, The Project also acknowledges that while the platform used by TechUp may deploy new features, these will may not be immediately available.

Commitments

By participating in TechUp as a Project Partner, and in order to maintain your status, The Project will need to make sure to comply with the following Commitments (hereinafter The Commitments):

  • Abide by The IO Foundation’s Code of Conduct and the Dhatham House Rule at all times and in all your activities

  • Not charge your members, or anyone you invite to your activities, a fee to access TechUp or to collaborate in your project. (If you do, you can still participate in TechUp as a Sponsor Partner)

  • Provide TechUp with the necessary information about your FOSS project

    • Name, Description, Logo, Website, etc.

    • Your public repo URL

    • At least 1 email address that will be associated with your booth (Provided in the signature of this Agreement)

    • The necessary to connect your broadcast channels, should you decide to do so

  • Participation (for each of The Seasons)

    • Organize at least 1 activity

    • Participate in at least one FOSS Sprint

  • Dress up your booth no later than 7 natural days after joining TechUp

  • Promote TechUp and your activities among your own members and networks (you can use your own collaterals or the customized ones TechUp will provide you)

  • Coordinate with the TechUp team to ensure the best experience across your activities and the whole TechUp Space.

By signing this Agreement The Project commits to abide by The Commitments.

Failure of compliance with The Commitments at any time during The Seasons will trigger a review of your TechUp Membership.

By signing this Agreement TechUp commits to not update The Commitments without prior notice. Any such updates would be reflected on a posterior Agreement.

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