SkySQL Raises $2.5M in Series A Funding

SkySQL, Inc., the US subsidiary of SkySQL Ab, a provider of affordable database solutions for the MySQL® and MariaDB® databases in the enterprise and the cloud, has raised an additional $2.5m in Series A funding from California Technology Ventures, LLC (CTV).

In conjunction with the funding, Alex Suh, Founding Managing Director at CTV, will also join SkySQL’s Board of Directors.

The company also appointment Patrik Sallner as CEO, effective July 1, 2012. Current CEO Ulf Sandberg will now serve as President of SkySQL Inc., leading the operations in the Americas.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, SkySQL Ab is an open source software company committed to delivering MariaDB® & MySQL® database solutions for the enterprise and cloud. Customers include ATOS Worldline, Canal+, Deutsche Telekom, ClubMed,, La Poste, Constant Contact and Virgin Mobile.
The company has operations in Asia, Europe and North America.



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