Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn Corp. and an early investor in Facebook Inc., plans to sell some of his shares in the world’s largest social network prior to its initial public offering this year.
If the attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week are the story of people who lead in politics and business or aspire to, the names of those not making the trip tell a different tale.
At least 20 people, including Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, have contributed to the campaigns of both Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker and Republican Governor Chris Christie, an analysis of their largest donors shows.
Reid Hoffman, the entrepreneur who created LinkedIn, is also the embodiment of it. As the most connected man in Silicon Valley, Hoffman has leveraged his own vast web of personal and professional connections to get in on the ground floor of most of the hot tech companies of the past decade, including Facebook Zynga, Flickr, and Digg. TONIGHT on Bloomberg Game Changers at 9P ET. (Source: Bloomberg)
Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn Corp., talks about the social media industry and his book, "The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career." He spoke with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West" on March 15. (Source: Bloomberg)
Twitter Inc. co-founder Evan Williams is the company’s biggest shareholder with about 15 percent, said people familiar with the matter, leaving him in position to become a billionaire after the initial share sale.
LinkedIn Corp. ’s founder Reid Hoffman and its three top venture backers own a combined stake of about $5.14 billion after an eight-year wait for the first initial public offering by a major U.S. social-media site.