Company Overview

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Founded:
May 5, 2003
Founders:
Jean-Luc Vaillant, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly, See All (5)
Headquarters:
Mountain View, CA
IPO:
Went Public on Jul 20, 2011
Stock:
NYSE:LNKD
Categories:
Social Media, Networking

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

Description

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LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the internet, with more than 259 million members worldwide, including executives from Fortune 500 companies.

Founded on May 5, 2003, by Reid Hoffman and founding team members from PayPal and Socialnet.com, LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. The site enables users to build a contact network consisting of their direct connections, the connections of each of their connections, as well as the connections of second-degree connections. This can be used to gain an introduction to someone a person wishes to know through a mutual contact. It can then be used to find jobs, people, and business opportunities recommended by someone in one's contact network. Employers can list jobs and search for potential candidates. Job seekers can review the profile of hiring managers and discover which of their existing contacts can... See More

Current Team (69)

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Board Members and Advisors (6)

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Products (2)

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    LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is a free business social networking site that allows users who register to create a..
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    Intro

    Intro shows you LinkedIn profiles in your iPhone Mail app.

Acquisitions (10)

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Funding Rounds (7) - $206.10M

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Investors (9)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • HQ

    2029 Stierlin Ct

    Mountain View, CA 94043

    USA

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