In 2016, Wendy’s, LinkedIn, Verizon, and Uber were among the many companies to experience a data breach. The reality is no company is immune to the pervasive threat of cybercrime and it’s more important than ever before for organizations to be well-prepared. I recently spoke with Matt Hardy, CFO of [...]
Bessemer Venture Partners is one of the oldest venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Through its 105-year history, BVP has made a series of great investments in companies like LinkedIn, Yelp, and Skype that have brought in tons of...Show More Summary
Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman has bankrolled an experimental, one-time prize of $250,000 that the Media Lab will award for research that harnesses "responsible, ethical disobedience aimed at challenging the norms, rules, or laws that sustain society’s injustices?" (more…)
SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff would have bid as much as $26 billion for business networking site LinkedIn, VentureBeat reports, after parsing through a new LinkedIn securities filing. Dubbed "Party A" in the SEC filing,...Show More Summary
I got an opportunity to work for one of the best companies in the world. It’s an opportunity that I can’t pass up. Challenging myself is a big part of my work happiness. So when a headhunter emailed me in LinkedIn and asked if I was interested in working at USAA. I said YES! The […]
LinkedIn announced its acquisition of business-to-business sales application provider PointDrive.
For a startup that has only been around since 2013 and […]
The sixth annual survey of consumer perceptions of innovative tech brands by Brand Keys featured some movement, both up and down, by social networks.
There is a social network for just about any kind of special interest, from cats to art to video games. For job seekers, there's LinkedIn, the professional network where career-minded people make connections with each other as business professionals and potential colleagues. Show More Summary
If you truly want to craft a killer LinkedIn profile, the guy who helped create the world's largest social network for professionals has a few tips. During a video interview, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman shared the biggest missteps...Show More Summary
Microsoft's latest acquisition, LinkedIn, just bought PointDrive, a social-selling app vendor.
LinkedIn today announced that they are acquiring PointDrive, a startup which aims to improve the way sales professionals engage with prospects and customers through the sharing of rich content. PointDrive’s easy-to-use app allows sales...Show More Summary
Here's a "fill-in-the-blank" approach you can utilize to instantly make yourself more attractive to potential customers and prospects on LinkedIn.
Twitter’s shares have jumped more than 30% since Microsoft’s deal for LinkedIn; why the rally looks overdone.
Using social media to attract new clients can be a highly efficient and effective strategy, but only if your mindset is to help people first, and sell a distant second.
After LinkedIn officially announced that it had sold itself to Microsoft for $26.2 billion in cash last month, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, a rival bidder, didn't give up right away. Instead he sent an email to cofounder and chairman...Show More Summary
Pranksters offer questionable endorsements for online profiles of friends and colleagues from a menu of 35,000 skills that includes ‘tapping’ and ‘crystal ball.’
LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman recently shared some of his best tips for an effective LinkedIn profile.
In a new social media quick tip, contributor Karen Yanovich gives us the lowdown on LinkedIn recommendations.
Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff told Reid Hoffman, co-founder and CEO of LinkedIn, that he would have bid "much higher" for the company had it continued to discuss an acquisition with him, according to a July regulatory fili...