hive01h 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 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.,,, and 20 other communities belong to the portfolio. Frank is founder and managing director.