EBay Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe is stepping up his offense against activist Carl Icahn, a sign of the rising stakes in his effort to keep from splitting off the e-commerce company’s PayPal business.
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.
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)
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.
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.