Reid Hoffman

Reid Garrett Hoffman (born August 5, 1967) is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching.
Posts about Reid Hoffman
  • LinkedIn Allows Influencers to Create 30-Second Videos

    … including diversity, workplace culture, education and innovation, adding: Curious to get tips from Naomi Simson and Guy Kawasaki on how to ace your next pitch? Or perhaps you’d like to hear from KIPP co-founder Mike Feinberg and edX CEO Anant Agarwal about how they think colleges should measure success. With videos like these, you’ll get an intimate look…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 17 readers -
  • Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn in $26.2 Billion Deal

    … Microsoft announced Monday morning that it has agreed to acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share, or $26.2 billion. The two companies said in a press release that Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, reporting to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and that LinkedIn co-founder, chairman and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman and Weiner “fully…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Google Facebook- 6 readers -
  • The Web Will Kill Apps

    … Lots of the “apps are killing the web” meme going around these days, with the latest batch of casket sealant come from no greater validator of commonly agreed upon wisdom than the Wall St. Journal. “The Web Is Dying; Apps Are Killing It” argues Christopher Mims, and it’s hard to argue with him given the preponderance of current evidence. I…

    John Battelle's Search Blogin Facebook- 6 readers -
  • Here are 33 LinkedIn Tips for you to Tweet!

    … There aren’t too many days that I’m not reading an update from LinkedIn, connecting with someone on LinkedIn, participating in a group on LinkedIn, or promoting our content and business on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a lifeline for my business – and I’m happy with the upgrade I made to a premium account earlier this year. Here are some fantastic tips…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 15 readers -
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