Three Potential Open Source IPOs
May 14, 2008, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Panettieri)
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[ Thanks to The
VAR Guy for this link. ]
"The VAR Guy isn't suggesting that open source companies will
launch initial public offerings (IPOs) anytime soon. But a lengthy
chat with an open source guru--call him Pele--got our resident
blogger brainstorming a bit. Here are three open source companies
that could test the IPO waters over the next couple of years.
- "SugarCRM: The obvious choice. The VAR Guy has blogged about
SugarCRM multiple times. Once Sun Microsystems acquired MySQL and
dashed hopes for a MySQL IPO, The VAR Guy immediately turned his
attention to SugarCRM..."