LinkedIn is sponsoring and participating at SaltConf15 on Mar 03, 2015  
12 Acquisitions
IPO / Stock
Went Public on May 19, 2011 / LNKD
Mountain View, CA
LinkedIn, a professional networking site, allows its members to create business connections, search for jobs, and find potential clients.
Eric Ly, Konstantin Guericke, Allen Blue, Jean-Luc Vaillant, Reid Hoffman
Social Recruiting, Software, Networking, Social Media

Company Details

May 5, 2003
1k - 5k | 91 in CrunchBase

LinkedIn is a professional networking site that allows its members to create business connections, search for jobs, and find potential clients.

The site also enables its users to build and engage with their professional networks; access shared knowledge and insights; and find business opportunities. It offers LinkedIn mobile applications across various platforms and languages such as iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia Asha, and Windows Mobile; a public website that allows developers to integrate its content and services into their applications; and a set of embeddable widgets to allow web developers to include content from the company’s network into their websites and applications.

In addition, the company provides talent solutions, including LinkedIn Corporate Solutions that enables enterprises and professional organizations to find, contact, and hire qualified candidates; LinkedIn Jobs that allows enterprises and professional organizations to advertise job opportunities on the company’s network; and Subscriptions which enables recruiters and hiring managers to find, contact, and manage potential candidates. It also offers LinkedIn Ads, a self-service platform that enables advertisers to build and target their advertisements at its members; Enterprise, a marketing solution to target larger advertisers that receive dedicated account management and additional marketing solutions; and Sponsored Updates that enables advertisers to share and amplify content marketing messages.

Additionally, LinkedIn provides premium subscriptions for general professionals to manage their professional identities.

LinkedIn was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Funding Rounds (7) - $206.1M


Investments (1)

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Products (5)

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    LinkedIn Pulse

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    LinkedIn Connected

    LinkedIn Connected is an application that enables users to strengthen their professional relationships.
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    LinkedIn Job Search

    The LinkedIn Job Search app gives you all the tools you need to easily find your dream job – or let it find you.
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    Intro shows you LinkedIn profiles in your iPhone Mail app.
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    LinkedIn is a free business social networking site that allows users who register to create a professional profile visible to others.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    2029 Stierlin Ct

    Mountain View, CA 94043


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Customers (1)

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Upcoming Event Appearances (1)


Mar 3, 2015 - Mar 5, 2015

The Grand America Hotel, 555 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

The SaltStack annual user conference focused on automation for Web-scale infrastructure operations, cloud orchestration and DevOps toolchain

Past Event Appearances (3)

Images (2)

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