Mozilla annual sales increases to $123 million in 2010 12 October 2011Posted by computeraholic in Uncategorized.
The Mozilla Foundation, Publisher of open-source browser Firefox, has submitted its financial statements for the fiscal year 2010.
The non-profit company turned over $123 million last year. This corresponds to an increase of 18% over the previous year. Expenditure increased from 61.2 million in 2009 to 87.3 million in 2010.
Most of Mozilla’s revenue (98%) taken from the agreements with the major global search engines (integrating them in the top of the browser bar). The agreement with Google – to be renewed in November – which is the highest since they represented 64% of the total. “We are very confident that the search partnerships continue to be a solid revenue source for Mozilla for the foreseeable future,” says the annual report.
In addition, Mozilla financed through donations and investment by individuals and companies. In the future, additional revenue sources are tapped. “We currently have several key business partnerships and actively seek opportunities for