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Acquired by on June 13, 2016
3 Investments in 3 Companies
Mountain View, CA
LinkedIn, a professional networking site, allows its members to create business connections, search for jobs, and find potential clients.
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Social Media, Social Recruiting, Professional Networking, Professional Services

Company Details

May 5, 2003
1k - 5k | 135 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 (6) - $103.2M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Feb, 2016undisclosed amount / Post Ipo Equity1
Oct, 2008$22.7M / Series D4
Jun, 2008$53M / Series D$1B4
Jan, 2007$12.8M / Series C2
Oct, 2004$10M / Series B1
Nov, 2003$4.7M / Series A2

Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Dec, 2015$80k / Seed
Jun, 2015$2.25M / Seed
Nov, 2014$6.9M / Series A

Current Team (135)


Products (7)

  • A new open source toolkit designed to enable creative and agile feature engineering for most machine learning tasks
  • Intro shows you LinkedIn profiles in your iPhone Mail app.
  • It has a unique astonishing design, which also makes it very streamlined.
  • LinkedIn Connected is an application that enables users to strengthen their professional relationships.
  • The LinkedIn Job Search app gives you all the tools you need to easily find your dream job – or let it find you.
  • LinkedIn Learning is an e-learning platform that offers employee trainings and educational institutions exploring e-learning courses.
  • Get your top stories of the day, from latest industry news to trending news at companies similar to yours.

Competitors (26)

  • The smartest job search engine on the Web.
  • Bigsight Media Group is the parent company behind, the web's central people directory.
  • Biographicon is a wiki-based website containing biographies of famous and non-famous people.
  • BranchOut lets people capture and share everyday moments in the workplace through photos, news and updates.
  • Daikana is a business social network that connects people and businesses.
  • Doostang, a part of Talent Inc., is an online career network connecting individuals with finance and consulting jobs.
  • Bring your team together with Hall's real-time business messaging platform.
  • if(we) is a company incubating social products to enable meaningful connections between people.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    2029 Stierlin Ct

    Mountain View, CA 94043


Past Team (131)


Upcoming Event Appearances (2)

Enigma 2017

January 30, 2017 - February 01, 2017

Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland, California, United States

Enigma is a new conference on emerging threats and novel attacks.

Past Event Appearances (19)

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