Archives for the ‘IPO’ Category

LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman: Part-2

By • May 18th, 2011 • Category: Bangalore, Business & Tech, Featured, Ideas, India, Internet & Telecom, IPO, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, VC & Private Equity Funding, Video

Silicon Valley-based LinkedIn is going public on May 19, 2011 and is expected to raise about $350-400 million. This is the first time  an American social network is going IPO. LinkedIn was co-founded by Reid Hoffman in 2002 and was officially launced in 2003. Reid is often described as the most connected person in Silicon Valley. LinkedIn has [...]

Nitin Desai on VC Funding in India

By • Jun 9th, 2006 • Category: Business & Tech, Diaspora, Ideas, India, Internet & Telecom, IPO, New Delhi, VC & Private Equity Funding

Nitin Desai talks about the Indian government’s initiative on how to create an eco-system for innovation and venture capital. Mr. Desai is the chairperson of a committee on Technology, Innovation and Venture Capital instituted by the Government of India. The committee consists of Mr. Parag Saxena, Mr. Nandan Nilekani and others, and they are in [...]