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.
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)
Zynga Inc., the online video-game company, said it’s recruiting new candidates to its board after Reid Hoffman and Jeffrey Katzenberg stepped down, putting the number of independent directors below the Nasdaq minimum.
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)
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.