MySQL Considers IPO

MySQL 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. www.mysql.com