Category Archives: LinkedIn

BranchOut: Leveraging facebook’s social graph to professionally network

Guest post by Mike Del Ponte, BranchOut Marketing Manager In July 2010, San Francisco based entrepreneur Rick Marini got a call from a friend who was looking for a sales lead at a particular company. Marini thought he knew someone … Continue reading

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Should Zynga and LinkedIn Limit Their Employees From Selling Their Stock?

Last week Bloomberg reported that LinkedIn and Zynga may begin placing limits on employee sales of their company shares.  In fact, we’ve heard from investors that new Series A documents will begin implementing similar limitations from the start of their … Continue reading

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New Exit Door Opening

The National Venture Capital Association recently released data highlighting that Q1 2010 VC fund raising dropped 31% from Q1 2009, to $3.6 billion.  Upon reviewing the data, technology blog TechCrunch wrote that “Until exits pick up again, investors will remain cautious … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: SharesPost Index Under Values LinkedIn By Billions

Earlier this month SharesPost announced SharesPost Index, the industry’s first value index for venture backed companies.  After watching their valuations over the last few weeks, I’m a little concerned. In June 2009, TechCrunch wrote that SharesPost reported LinkedIn’s valuation at … Continue reading

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