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

    … LinkedIn is finally dipping its toes in the video waters, announcing Tuesday that more than 500 invited influencers can now create and post 30-second videos. Jonathan (Jasper) Sherman-Presser, who works on media technology and product strategy for the professional network, said in a blog post that those influencers will discuss topics…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 25 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- 8 readers -
  • The Web Will Kill Apps

    … disagree. I am in the midst of a long stew on the future of mobile, it’s taken me through deep links and intelligent links, to the future of search on mobile and beyond, and I’m nowhere near finished with either the reporting or the writing – so I can’t definitively counter the Journal’s argument – yet. But I feel it in my bones – apps, what I’ve…

    John Battelle's Search Blogin Facebook- 8 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- 19 readers -
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