Saurav Pathak, co-founder and CPO of Bagisto, joins the Hacking Open Source Business Podcast on Episode 25 to discuss his experience with open source, the story behind the creation of Bagisto, and the importance of marketing decisions in the success of an open source project. Saurav highlights the connections and opportunities that open source has provided in his journey as a developer and entrepreneur. Bagisto is a hand-tailored E-Commerce framework built on some of the hottest open-source technologies such as Laravel (a PHP framework) and Vue.js a progressive Javascript framework, and Saurav discusses the technical details around distributing extensions and managing multiple instances. He emphasizes the importance of building a community, optimizing keywords, offering extensions and licensing options, regularly revising pricing, and preventing product abuse and license management to sustain momentum and generate revenue for an open-source project.