Sponsorship Opportunities

A big thank you to our sponsors who help to make this event happen! There are still sponsorship opportunities.
If you are interested, please see Sponsoring Akademy 2014 for more information, including valuable sponsor benefits.

Sponsors for Akademy 2014


Blue Systems is a company investing in Free/Libre Computer Technologies. It sponsors several KDE projects and distributions like Kubuntu and Netrunner. Their goal is to offer solutions for people valuing freedom and choice.
Digia is responsible for all worldwide Qt activities including product development, commercial and open source licensing working together with the Qt Project under the open governance model. Digia has in-depth Qt expertise and experience from demanding mission-critical development projects and hundreds of in-house certified Qt developers. Together with our licensing, support and services capabilities, we operate with the mission to work closely with developers to ensure that their Qt projects are deployed on time, within budget and with a competitive advantage.
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies.


froglogic GmbH is a software company based in Hamburg, Germany. Their flagship product is Squish, the market-leading automated cross-platform testing tool for GUI applications based on Qt, QML, KDE, Java AWT/Swing and SWT/RCP, JavaFX, Windows MFC and .NET, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, iOS Cocoa Touch, Android and for HTML/Ajax or Flex-based Web applications running in various Web browsers.
Google is a proud user and supporter of open source software and development methodologies. Google contributes back to the Open Source community in many ways, including more than 50 million lines of source code, programs for students including Google Summer of Code and the Google Code-in Contest, and support for a wide variety of projects, LUGs, and events around the world. Learn more at https://developers.google.com/open-source/
KDAB, the world's largest independent source of Qt knowledge, provides services, training and products for Qt development. Our engineers deliver peerless software, providing expert help on any implementation detail or problem. Market leaders in Qt Training, our trainers are all active developers, ensuring that the knowledge delivered reflects real-world usage


Open Invention Network (OIN) is a collaborative enterprise that enables Linux through a patent non-aggression community of licensees. OIN also supports Linux Defenders, which helps the open source community defend itself against poor quality patents by crowdsourcing defensive publications and prior art.
ownCloud Based on the popular ownCloud open source file sync and share community project, ownCloud Inc. was founded in 2011 to give corporate IT greater control of their data and files — combining greater flexibility, openness and extensibility with on premise servers and storage.

Patrons of KDE

KDE's Patrons also support the KDE Community through out the year