I see VA Software is now offering Sourceforge OnDemand. This is the closed source version (e.g. you can use to to manage proprietary, non Open Source Projects) of the hugely successful sourceforge.net repository used for Open Source projects. At 50 bucks per user per month it isn’t super cheap. I guess its priced to allow larger companies that can support a full-time Tools support person to transition to Sourceforge Enterprise.
This approach benefits early stage startups in a number of ways,
Now all they need is a credible discounting scheme for larger numbers of users or projects.