LinkedIn

LinkedIn To Buy Lynda.com For $1.5 Billion In Cash & Stock

LinkedIn announced today it is buying Lynda.com, an online learning platform for $1.5 billion. This is the largest acquisiton by Mountain View-based LinkedIn. This is a mix of cash and stock deal with approximately 52 % in  cash and approximately 48 % in stock. LinkedIn plans to close the acquisition by the end of second quarter of  2015 according… Continue Reading


Reid Hoffman on The Kamla Show

Podcast: Reid Hoffman on LinkedIn and Entrepreneurship Part-1

This interview was recorded in late 2008 at LinkedIn’s Mountain View office. Reid Hoffman co-founded LinkedIn in his living room in Silicon Valley in 2002. The company went IPO in 2011. This was the first time an American social network company is going public to raise money. Hoffman owned about 20 percent of LinkedIn shares before it… Continue Reading


Reid Hoffman on The Kamla Show

Podcast: Reid Hoffman on LinkedIn, Entrepreneurship and Small Good Part-2

This interview was recorded in 2008 at LinkedIn’s office in Mountain View. LinkedIn was co-founded by Reid Hoffman in 2002 and was officially launced in 2003. Hoffman is often described as the most connected person in Silicon Valley. He is the executive chairman of LinkedIn and a partner at Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. In… Continue Reading