MySQL Considers IPO

MySQL < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />AB, a Sweden-based developer of an open-source database, is planning to go public by year-end, according to an interview with company CEO Marten Mickos in Computer Business Review. The company has raised $39 million in VC funding last year from firms like Institutional Venture Partners, Intel Capital, SAP Ventures and Presidio STX, Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />