h i v e 01 gmbh is a company based in Stuttgart, Germany. It is specialized in building social networks and community projects in the open source space. It runs the openDesktop.org network,launched the Open-PC project and several other initative in the open source space. hive01 gmbh was founded in 2007 and closed a VC investment round in 2008. It runs a large community network for Open Source desktops. openDesktop.org, KDE-Look.org, KDE-Apps.org, GNOME-Look.org and 20 other communities belong to the portfolio. Frank is founder and managing director.